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Tree Care Professionals: Mulch Matters

If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there, does it still make a sound? One reason that many have pondered this question for centuries may be due to the fact that the forest floor is dramatically … Continue reading

Proper Tree Selection & Placement: Planting for Success

Landscaping accounts for up to 30 percent of your total property value, and it is for this reason that proper planning of its layout—particularly tree selection and placement—can make or break both the perceived and actual value of your home. … Continue reading

Five Shrub and Tree Pruning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Ask any tree service professional what they are asked about most, and they’ll tell you it has to do with pruning, the periodic cutting back of perennial woody shrubs and trees. Many homeowners understand why these plants need to be … Continue reading

Does Your Lawn Have a Moss Problem?

A rolling stone gathers no moss. So does a well-lit, well-draining, nutrient-rich, healthy lawn. If moss is taking over your lawn, there are several things that homeowners can do to try and alleviate the situation on their own, or with … Continue reading

Effective Lawn Weed Management Tips

 When it comes to lawn care, weeds are the bane of every homeowner’s existence—and for good reason. Lawn weeds can quickly overtake large areas of grassy expanses with relative ease making them extremely difficult (and frustrating) to control. The bad … Continue reading

What Are Your Trees Really Worth?

According to the National Climatic Data Center, since 1980 there have been 144 weather-related disasters resulting in damages exceeding $1 billion. Just under half of these storms took place in the last 10 years—and 25 occurred between 2011- 2012. As … Continue reading

Caring for Storm Damaged Trees

There is something exciting about seeing an upcoming storm on the radar. It’s a chance to hunker down and gather with your loved ones around the fireplace and a steaming mug of hot cocoa while Mother Nature has her way … Continue reading

What Do Tree Service Pros Do With The Wood?

Have you ever wondered what happens to the wood after a professional tree service leaves your property? As more and more homeowners look for alternative, sustainable fuels for heating their homes, increasingly we are asked to leave the hardwood behind … Continue reading

Can You Prevent Winter Moths From Destroying Your Trees?

After infesting entire neighborhoods of ash, oak, and maple trees in Massachusetts over the last two decades, the destructive winter moth (Operophtera brumata) is slowly but surely making its way into portions of southern and coastal Maine now too. Although … Continue reading

Fall Tree Service Tips: Timing is Everything!

Getting your trees into shape before winter arrives is one of the most important aspects of tree care. Fall is the ideal season for planting trees, pruning, fertilizing, and removing weak ones. Timing for each of these tasks, and determining … Continue reading

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