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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...
By Mario Cano | June 13, 2018 | Tree Health

How To Hire A Tree Care Company

Hiring a Tree Care Company Trees have the power to increase property values, improve air quality, reduce household energy costs, improve water quality and more according to the Unites States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service. When trees are present in our everyday landscape it’s easy to forget just how...
By Alex | June 12, 2018 | Safety, Tree Health

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...
By Mario Cano | April 19, 2018 | Tree Health

Tree Care After the Storm

 Crews must be trained to remove trees in precarious positions as well as those down on power lines. Photo: Bartlett Tree Experts When the call goes out to tree service companies to work on widespread storm damage, anybody with a chain saw and a pickup can respond, but it’s...
By Mario Cano | April 19, 2018 | Safety

Tree Care Electrical Hazards

 A typical utility pole with cross tree or bar, transformer, three phases, insulators, and a ground or neutral wire. Note the wires heading down the pole into the conduit, typically a good indicator of underground lines leading to the house, something else to be mindful of. Photo: Michael Tain...
By Mario Cano | April 19, 2018 | Safety

How Weather can Impact Trees

 Winter desiccation can be devastating in some years. Photo: John Fech In the world of arboriculture, or at least the arborist, a variety of factors impart effects on the trees we care for each and every day. One of the most impactful, or at least most commonly referred to...
By Mario Cano | April 19, 2018 | Tree Health

WildFire Effects

 Photo: Steven Swain When wildfires roll through, the devastation is often immense. While attention is usually focused on the impact to structures — sometimes homes are burned right down to their foundations — part of the rebuilding process requires an evaluation of the surrounding trees. In most cases, a...
By Mario Cano | April 19, 2018 | Tree Health

Wildfire Effects to Trees

 Photo: Steven Swain When wildfires roll through, the devastation is often immense. While attention is usually focused on the impact to structures — sometimes homes are burned right down to their foundations — part of the rebuilding process requires an evaluation of the surrounding trees. In most cases, a...
By Mario Cano | April 19, 2018 | Tree Health

Tree Care

Types Of Tree Problems Stability and safety of the trees on your customer’s properties are just as important as the aesthetics that they provide. It’s up to you as a tree service provider to inform your clients of the status of their trees in terms of health and longevity...
By Mario Cano | April 19, 2018 | Tree Health

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