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Tree Pruning Pruning is the most common tree maintenance procedure. Although forest trees grow quite well with only nature’s pruning, landscape trees require a higher level of care to maintain their safety and aesthetics. Pruning should be done with an understanding of how the tree responds to each cut. Improper pruning can cause damage that will last for the life of the tree, or worse, shorten the tree’s life. Proper pruning enhances the beauty of almost any landscape tree and shrub, while improper pruning can ruin or greatly reduce its landscape potential. In most cases, it is better not to [...]

Why Hire an Arborist?

Why Hire an Arborist? What is an Arborist?An arborist, by definition, is an individual who is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for and maintaining individual trees. ISA Arborist Certification is a non- governmental, voluntary process by which individuals can document their base of knowledge. It operates without mandate of law and is an internal, self-regulating device administered by the International Society of Arboriculture. Certification provides a measurable assessment of an individual's knowledge and competence required to provide proper tree care. Certification is not a measure of standards of practice. Certification can attest to the tree knowledge [...]

Use these Services to Care for the Trees on Your Property

When you own property with trees, you can enjoy them throughout the year. Watching the leaves change in the fall or relaxing under a shade tree are wonderful ways to enjoy nature. However, trees also require a certain amount of maintenance, and if this is not taken care of you can end up with large problems very quickly. A professional tree service can help you care for the trees on your property so that they stay healthy and you, and your personal property, stay safe.  Consider hiring a professional for the following tree services:  Preventative Tree Pruning If you have […]

Compelling Reasons to Avoid DIY Tree Trimming

Have you noticed there’s a tree in your yard that needs attention? If so, you may be tempted to forego calling a professional service to handle the job on your own. However, there are some serious dangers related to climbing a tree with a chainsaw and no real reason to take this chance. If you still aren’t convinced that tree trimming isn’t a do-it-yourself job, learn about some of the most common dangers here. Falling Branches and Trees One of the main dangers of trimming trees on your own is that the falling branches, twigs, and limbs can cause a […]