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The Rick’s Tree Service Blog is here to help you, the property owner, care for the trees on your property. We provide helpful tips and guides to extend the life of your trees and keep them healthy for a long time. We are also here to answer any tree-related questions you may have. Feel free to reach out to us or ask about the many services we offer by visiting Rick’s Tree Service website. Don’t be afraid to ask about a free estimate for any work that we may be able to help you with too!

Best Winter Trees

Planting trees is a great way to not only add a unique visual appeal to your property, but to increase your property’s curb appeal as well. If you’re looking for trees that look especially beautiful during the winter season, then be sure to consider some of these following options.

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Winter Tree Maintenance

Anyone with trees on their property is lucky to have them. Trees offer shade from the sun not to mention a beautiful natural feature to their landscape that improves the curb appeal of their property. However, having trees on your property means that you have to maintain them – they are just like shrubs and other plants in that they need to be trimmed regularly.

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Winter Tree Care

Trees are known for being strong and stable throughout the seasons. Winter trees can withstand cold temperatures and can bring character and beauty to a landscape. However, they still need to be looked after to ensure that they are healthy and undamaged. There are a few ways to maintain vital trees throughout the winter season.

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Tree Services for Fall

Considering professional tree services as fall approaches? You take care of your lawn, fertilize it, prune it and ensure that it is free from pests, so why wouldn’t you do the same for your trees, which are after all, an extension of your lawn? Trees require the basic care and attention that any other part of a lawn does. Trees are vulnerable to weather changes, soil conditions and pests too. Additionally, trees have some unique challenges. Did you know that in certain parts of the United States, there are fungi that parasitically attack trees? With fall fast approaching, there are a few general tree services you should address to prepare your trees for the upcoming seasons.

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Tree Care Tips for Fall

Fall is the perfect time to plant a new tree and make sure your older trees are ready for the winter ahead. Rick’s Tree Service can take care of any of your last-minute fall tree care needs and help get your trees ready to come back lively in the spring. Follow these Ten Tips for Caring for Trees in the Fall and you’ll have beautiful, healthy trees for seasons to come.

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How to Prep Your Garden for Winter

Ah Fall, what an incredible time of year! Autumn is settling in over the Midwest, and with it comes promises of tree foliage exploding with vivid colors, bond fires with friends and family, and holiday traditions to celebrate. With all of the excitement that Fall brings, it’s far too easy to get caught up in all the activities and neglect lawn and garden cleanup duties that need to be finished before the first frost hits. While these basic steps can be irksome, they ensure that all of the hard work you invested in early spring and summer was not wasted. Let’s take a look at some simple Fall Garden Cleanup tricks that will save you time and money in the upcoming growing season.

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Outdoor Halloween Decorations

Outdoor spaces are being reclaimed as living areas by many people who entertain regularly. Planning holiday parties often requires thinking about how the home will be decorated. Halloween brings out the creativity in many people who know that their neighborhood will be explored by hundreds of adults and children. Here are a few ideas for creating outdoor Halloween decor.

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Choose the Best Christmas Tree

Before you know it the time for choosing the Christmas tree will be upon us. Many of us struggle with which tree is best for us with the height, berth, branch density and shape being just some of the factors to consider. If you are one of those families that struggle to pick the best Christmas Tree, then these points should help you in the future.

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How to tell if your tree service is reputable

Unfortunately, not all tree service firms are trustworthy. Homeowners and business owners who need trees trimmed or removed must research area companies carefully. Often, people cannot judge the reliability of a tree service company. A tree can be a major asset in terms of aesthetic beauty and real estate value. An unreliable trimming service can easily destroy that investment.

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