Deep Root Watering: A Guide For Tree Owners

Posted on: 14 December 2020

If someone told you, "Water your tree," what would you do? Chances are, you would go position a hose near the base of the tree and let water flow over the area. Some of this water would eventually make its way down to the tree's roots, but unfortunately, a lot of it would not. Most would be absorbed by the topsoil and then used by more superficial plants, like grass. [Read More]

How To Properly Trim A Plum Tree

Posted on: 8 December 2020

All fruit trees need regular trimming if you want them to produce abundant fruit. Plum trees, however, are especially particular. If you make certain mistakes during trimming, or if you don't trim often enough, you will have very few plums to harvest that year. So how do you go about properly trimming a plum tree? Follow these steps. Use sharp, sanitized shears. You do not want to saw off branches or cut them with dull shears, which can cause the green wood to tear. [Read More]

Avoid Insects And Other Pests With Stump Grinding

Posted on: 18 November 2020

While a tree in your yard can host a variety of cute birds and chipmunks during its life, the wildlife population may become more problematic once the tree is removed and only the stump remains. Here are some of the wood-eating insects and other pests that you can avoid attracting if you hire stump grinding services promptly. Termites Termites are probably the best-known wood-eating pest whose name every homeowner will recognize. [Read More]

Four Hidden Damages Caused by Landscape Trees

Posted on: 9 November 2020

Not all property damage caused by trees is immediately obvious. In some cases, the problems are hidden. Just because you can't see the issue doesn't mean that you shouldn't remove the tree, though. 1. Line Upheaval A variety of utility lines may run beneath your yard, such as electric, gas, and water. These are placed underground to protect them, but this protection may not be enough if there is a tree growing nearby. [Read More]