Tips to Prevent Branch Splitting and Weakness on Ornamental Trees

The ornamental trees in your yard look their best when the branches are well spaced and healthy. One concern on some trees is scrappy, weak growth or branches that easily break and split where they join to the trunk. Not only do these issues affect the beauty of the tree, but they can also weaken a tree and make it more susceptible to pests, disease, and death. The following tips can help you prevent these problems.   Read More...

Have A Problematic Stump In Your Yard? What To Do

If you have a tree stump or two around the property that you don't like, because they are an eye sore or a safety concern, there are some things you'll want to know about the stump. If the roots are near your home and you worry about them causing plumbing issues and other damage to the foundation, you need the roots removed as well. Here are some things to consider and to think about when you are ready to get the stumps off the property.   Read More...

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ignore Tree Stumps

If you have tree stumps on your property, you might have gotten used to them and might not have thought about having them removed. However, in the long term, you should not ignore tree stumps. These are a few reasons why you may want to hire a professional to come out and grind the stumps with stump-grinding equipment. 1. Make Taking Care of Your Lawn Easier When you have to cut your lawn, you might find that your tree stumps really get in your way.   Read More...

Understanding Common Diseases of Elm Trees

Elm trees hold a beloved place in many homeowners' hearts. Unfortunately, these stately shade trees have suffered greatly in recent years from both infestation and disease. For that reason, it is more important than ever to keep your elm trees in good shape. If you would like to increase your awareness of the perils they face, read on. This article will discuss two common diseases and how to keep them at bay.   Read More...

Why Are There Squiggly Lines On Your Pine Tree's Bark?

When you look at your pine tree's bark, do you see squiggly little lines that look almost like something crawled across the tree? Chances are, your tree is affected by the pine bark beetle. These beetles eat their way across the bark, leaving those squiggly lines you're noticing. Here's a closer look at this pest and what you need to do about an infestation. What is the pine bark beetle?   Read More...