• 3 Tips For Tree Maintenance To Reduce Hazards From Summer Storms

    Trees around your home and summer storms are often hazards that can be avoided. To protect your family and your property, maintenance of the trees around your home is important. You want to trim trees near your house and remove trees that may be at risk of falling during severe storms. Here are some tree maintenance tips that will help you prepare your home for summer storms and prevent these hazards:
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  • Two Tips For Getting Your Lawn Ready For Spring And Summer

    After a brutal winter, your lawn will need some TLC if you want it to look great for spring and summer entertainment. If you're like most people, though, there are so many things that need to be done, you probably don't know where to start. Here are two things you should do right now that will get your lawn on the road to healthy recovery. Clean and Prepare One of the first things you can start doing—especially when you're not sure what you should be doing—is to clean up your yard.
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  • 4 Things You Need To Do Before Installing Sprinkler Systems

    If you are tired of manually watering your yard, change things up this year and install a sprinkler system. Before you start digging though, there are some things that you need to do before you start installing sprinkler systems. Check on a Building Permit First, you need to check and find out if you need a building permit in order to install your sprinklers in your yard. Building rules vary a lot from one state to the next, and can even vary within a state, so you want to make sure that you have the proper permission and authority before you make major changes to your property.
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  • The Potential Dangers Of A Tick Bite

    No one likes the thought of being bitten by a bug or other pest. Unfortunately, however, some creatures do bite and bite regularly, and this includes ticks. Ticks are found in trees, bushes, and in the general outdoors. And, worst of all, their bites can carry many potential dangers. For this reason, it is smart to have your trees and your yard sprayed regularly to help prevent tick infestations. If you're still not convinced that this step is necessary, then consider the many dangers that can come with tick bites.
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  • 4 Things to Do for Your Trees in Winter to Prevent Summer Storm Problems

    Winter may not seem like a time to worry about summer thunderstorms and high winds, but when it comes to your trees, winter is the best time to address these concerns. This is because winter is the prime time to prune and do some basic maintenance on most trees. What you do now could save you major damage when the clouds roll in later. #1: Remove weak wood In most storms, the first branches to come down will be those that are already damaged or weak.
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  • 5 Things You Need To Know About Pruning Fruit Trees

    If you're like many modern homeowners, you're interested in growing some of your own fruits and vegetables in your outdoor living space rather than having a purely ornamental lawn and garden area. Fruit trees used to be a common sight in city, suburban, and rural backyards, and although they disappeared from view for several decades, they've regained popularity in all parts of the country. However, backyard fruit tree care isn't the kind of common knowledge it was back in the day when they were in almost every yard, and today's homeowners sometimes struggle with keeping fruit trees healthy and sound.
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  • 3 Common Tree Care Myths To Be Aware Of

    There is a lot of erroneous information floating around where tree care is concerned. While much of this information is relatively harmless; other things may end up causing a lot of damage to a tree. If you would like to improve your knowledge about how to best care for your trees, read on. This article will expose three blatantly incorrect myths. You should always stake a young tree. It is certainly true that young trees are more fragile and vulnerable than mature trees.
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  • Q&A: Stump Grinding

    Stump grinding is the industry standard when it comes to professional stump removal, and for good reason. It's a relatively safe, quick, and effective way to get rid of an unsightly stump so that you can begin to recover your yard. If you still have questions about the procedure, the following can help answer them while alleviating any concerns you have about the process. Is there a size limit for stump grinding?
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  • 2 Reasons To Hire A Service To Care For Your Trees

    One of the best resources at your disposal when it comes to trying to keep your trees and property in good condition is a tree service, mostly because of the many ways in which they can assist you. Listed below are two of the many reasons to consider hiring a service to care for and maintain your trees. Disease and Infestation Treatment One of the most important services that a tree service can perform is to diagnose and potentially treat various diseases and infestations that may affect your trees.
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  • Property Look Bare? Plant Some Low-Maintenance Trees

    If your property is bare, one of the best ways to help with this is by planting trees. Once a tree is planted, it can last for decades. Because of this, you need to be careful in the type of trees you choose. Below are three good choices of low-maintenance trees you may prefer. Amur Maple The Amur maple tree comes from the Acer ginnala family and has dark green leaves that change to a beautiful red color in the fall.
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