Blog Archives: Tree Facts & Tips

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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How to Choose the Right Tree Surgeon

Trees add beauty and value to our property. To keep them healthy, it is often essential to hire a tree surgeon to trim them. Experts can sometimes save a tree that inexperienced tree trimmers may destroy. Occasionally, a tree service needs to remove a diseased or damaged tree. Homeowners who work on their own trees risk injury to themselves or others, destruction of nearby buildings or damage to the trees.

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How Do Trees Grow Old and Die

Like all living things, trees have a life cycle that goes from genesis to death. Every tree has a different lifespan, but larger trees last longer overall and are more sturdy. When a large tree finally dies, its carcass can become an eyesore or even a danger to homeowners. Dead trees or “snags” as they are sometimes called begin to fall apart over time, their limbs becoming brittle. This leads to falling limbs and the weakened tree structure being vulnerable to high winds. If you’re not careful, a dead tree could fall on your home during a storm or a strong wind.

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5 Best Trees to Plant on Your Property in the Northeast US

Finding the best trees to plant in your yard in the northeastern United States can be a daunting task as there are so many beautiful species to choose from. In fact, it was a bit difficult to pick just the top five trees to plant on your property in the Northeast United States, but we’ve managed to come up with a list we are quite proud of. Let’s dive in.

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Best Trees for Tree Houses

Tree houses are childhood palaces filled with adventure and deserve to be the centerpiece of any family’s backyard. This portal to a make-believe world relies heavily on a humble tree and when it comes to building this fortress-of-play, selecting the right tree is important.

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