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  • 5 Reasons To Outsource Land Clearing

    Land clearing may seem as simple as cutting down some trees and brush, but it is actually a specialized skill. The following are a few of the reasons why it is better to outsource any clearing rather than attempt it yourself.   1. Easier Disposal Land clearing can generate a lot of waste, which depending on how it is handled may require many trips to the dump. A professional service actually has several methods to help handle the waste.
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  • Pruning Flowering Trees

    Flowering trees add grace and beauty to a landscape. Proper trimming and pruning are a must to ensure the trees reach their full blooming potential. New Vs. Old Wood Flowering trees produce flower buds on either old wood or new wood, depending on the tree variety. New wood flowering trees usually start to bloom in late spring or early summer, typically on buds formed in the early part of spring. Some varieties may continue to bloom repeatedly throughout the entire summer.
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  • 4 Things An Arborist Can Assist You With

    An arborist is an individual who has been trained in how to take proper care of trees. A certified arborist has undergone specific training and has demonstrated training and knowledge by taking a test to obtain a certification that shows one's knowledge. You can hire an arborist, and they will work to help you take care of your trees. 1: Pruning First, an arborist can help take care of your pruning needs.
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  • A Brief Guide To Tree Trimming For Your Trees

    Some yards are easier than others to maintain. A Southwestern landscape with gravel and cacti will be easier to maintain than a country cottage home with gardens, flower beds, and tree-lined paths. However, no matter what it takes to keep up with your home's landscaping, you want to stay on top of it. If you ignore your yard for a little too long, then it can get out of control before you know it.
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  • A Basic Guide To Emerald Ash Borer Infestations

    Emerald ash borers came to the US from Asia in the early part of the the new millennium. Since their arrival, these wood-boring insects have left behind a path of devastation across the US, killing millions of ash trees and infesting many more. Understanding the life cycle of the pest as well as proper treatment and control is vitally important if you have ash trees on your property. Ash Borer Lifecycle
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  • 3 Important Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Tree Removal Company

    Do you have a tree that needs to come down as soon as possible? Are you worried that it's going to fall and damage your home? Whether due to insects, disease, or simply old age, even the biggest trees will die eventually. When that happens, you're going to need to have the tree taken down so that it is no longer a hazard. Although some people attempt to do the removal themselves, you probably already know that an improper removal can be just as dangerous as letting the tree fall naturally.
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  • Tree Trimming For Healthy, More Vibrant Trees

    When you work hard to make your yard look great, the health of the trees on your property is always something to pay attention to. Tree trimming helps remove diseased or dead branches, increases air circulation within the tree canopy, and encourages the growth of new branches and leaves. When you have a tree with a large broken limb, it can become a safety hazard if the limb falls on your property.
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  • 3 Proactive Strategies for Preventing Tree Fungus

    If you're like most homeowners, creating and maintaining an appealing outdoor living space is important to you for a variety of reasons. You probably enjoy spending time in your backyard with family and friends during outdoor cookouts, a quiet cup of coffee on your deck on beautiful mornings, and relaxing with a cold beverage under the shade of a tall tree on hot afternoons and evenings. However, it's hard to enjoy spending time in an outdoor environment that contains unhealthy trees, which is why vigilance concerning fungal pathogens is essential for those desiring to maintain a healthy backyard environment.
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  • Three Ways To Increase Production In Your Backyard Fruit Trees

    If you're like many modern homeowners, you'r intrigued by the idea of growing a certain amount of your own fruits and vegetables in your own backyard. Perhaps your grandparents still kept a home garden and you have fond memories of visiting them during the growing season, or maybe you've been inspired by the recent trend among homeowners to devote at least some of their backyard space to growing good things to eat.
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