Landscaping, gardening, and proper tree care.
Did you know that strategically planting trees and shrubs on your property can save you up to 25 percent in energy bills by reducing air conditioning and fuel costs year-round? Keep reading for tips on smart landscaping.
Tired of the woods on your land or looking for a little extra cash? The trees in your woods could be a gold mine if you have certain trees that are in high demand. However, there are a few things to watch out for.
Planting a new tree is more than just digging a hole and adding something to the earth. A tree is a long-term investment. It’s part of the overall curb appeal of your home, it can provide shade and energy savings, and trees are also an incredibly important part of our ecosystem.
Feel like you will never see green grass again? Don’t worry- you will, and while you are waiting in the dead of winter for spring you can actually get a head start on your yard! The winter is the best time to care for your trees removal and pruning. Most trees are dormant and sleeping away from the winter so it is the optimal time to remove them or trim them up. It is also easier for you, your arborists, and the trees. So peer out into the snowy abyss and inspect your trees, do they need any attention?
Now that summer is in full swing, make sure you're giving your fruit trees the proper care they need. From pruning to proper watering, keep reading to see what you should be doing.
Is your chainsaw so dull it couldn’t even cut butter? Well, we have the directions and tips to give that chainsaw its bite back. Chainsaws make jobs easier and less time consuming unless your saw is sluggish. Learning how to sharpen your own chainsaw can extend the chain’s life and save you some money. So get your toolbox out and let's get sharpening!
What types of trees do you have in your yard? It’s hard to care for a tree if you don’t know exactly what it is. It seems that trees are lower on the totem pole when it comes to general knowledge of things. But that is okay! Elms, oaks, and ash trees are abundant. They all have specific characteristics and diseases they are prone to. So take a look at your tree and read on to get to know your trees better.
As the seasons change and we hunker down for winter, we take many precautions. We get our annual flu shot, plastic wrap our windows, and put away the lawnmower. However, have you ever thought about your trees? Ash trees, in particular, need some tender love and care. The emerald ash borer is a type of beetle that arrived in the U.S. in 2002. Since then the beetles have spread exponentially and have destroyed millions of ash trees.