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Why We Need Green Space Now More than Ever

Over the past few months, we have learned to change our routines and adapt to new norms as we come to terms with a new reality. This extended time inside our homes has brought about some positive side effects, including recognizing many things we’ve taken for granted, like spending time outdoors. Some of the few places that remain safe to […]

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Tree Health and Planting

Planting Tips When trees are planted too deep the roots may decline or they may grow upward and ruin lawns and crack sidewalks. It is better to plant where water must be added rather than drained. On wet or clay sites, plant on a mound. • Plant at the depth the tree grew in the nursery. • Prepare a large […]

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The Effects of Flooding on Trees

With the flooding upon us, one might wonder what are the effects of the flooding on our tree health. One might think lots of water is good for trees but you know the saying too much of a good thing can be bad. Flooding presents a few issues to trees. It can leave the tree vulnerable to secondary pest, suffocate […]

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When Trees Start Dying

Signs You Have a Diseased Tree Do you notice any funky-looking growths on your trees? One of the signs you have a diseased tree, for instance, is the appearance of fungi– which can be colorful growths, looking like a mushroom, conk or shelf-life structure. Fungi typically appear after a tree has been wounded. How does that happen? Well, say you’re […]

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Drought Season

Drought Season

 Informational sites, such as drought.unl.edu, can be helpful to tree care providers. Image courtesy of drought.unl.edu. As humans, we seem to struggle with things that we have no control over. Bullies at your kids’ school, the driver of the car in front of you on the highway and prices at the grocery store are everyday examples. The weather is another. […]

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