We all have to do our best to stay prepared for the forces of nature. With that said, it’s important that we keep our trees property pruned and trimmed, especially those near power lines. Not only could this pose a… Read More
Posts Tagged ‘tree safety’
Should You Trim Dead Branches Off of Your Tree?
Regular trimming, or pruning, is extremely beneficial to your trees. It may seem like you’re losing a lot of your tree at first, but you’ll notice that the new growth coming in is thicker and has a better shape. It’s… Read More
Taking Care of Older Trees
No matter how old your trees are, you still have to look after them. It’s a simple mistake to make in thinking that older trees don’t need as much care, love, and attention as newgrown trees. But just because they’ve… Read More
Protect Your Trees from De-Icing Salt this Winter!
A fresh blanket of snow looks beautiful on the lawn, but winter weather also has its own special challenges. This includes things that can damage our trees and shrubs. The highway department helps make sure that the roads are clear… Read More
Possible Effects of Lightning on Your Trees
It’s really a no brainer that severe weather can have lasting and damaging effects on trees. We’ve even seen the end results around our neighborhoods after a thunderstorm has rolled through. From the wind, rain, and lightning, we’ve seen limbs… Read More
Designing a Tree-Safe Home Improvement Project
Fall is the best time of year for home improvement projects. The weather is nicer, the days are still long enough you can accomplish a great deal on the weekend, and the summer afternoon rains are a thing of the… Read More
Trees That Kill: What You Should Never Plant in Your Yard
Living in and around D.C., you may already know a few trees that should never be grown in this climate. A palm tree, for example, is meant for warmer areas, and won’t survive our harsh winters. But did you know… Read More
What Can a Lightning Strike Do to Your Tree?
If you’ve spent hours on perfecting your landscape, storms probably make you nervous. Rain can cause a lot of damage to your well-planned features, and lightning can lead to serious damage. Lightning doesn’t strike twice, but just one hit to… Read More