How Long Should I Wait Before Pruning my New Tree?

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Should I Wait Before Pruning my New Tree? You might be thinking that it is a good idea to prune your newly planted tree in the fall, with its mild weather. The gorgeous tree foliage with its bright colors may seduce you into thinking that your new tree needs pruning right away.  But it is […]

Tree Warning Signs that You Need to Hire a Professional Tree Remover

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When to Hire a Professional Tree Remover Trees bring an element of natural beauty and elegance to a yard. They also provide us with many environmental benefits and strike the right balance in the ecosystem. But there are times when a tree is damaged, diseased or no longer living that it poses a real threat […]

What’s the Difference Between a Landscaper and an Arborist?

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What’s the Difference Between a Landscaper and an Arborist? If you are a homeowner who takes pride in your yard with its beautiful trees, well-manicured lawn and nicely pruned bushes, then you know to tend to them if they become damaged or diseased. But which type of help is best to call – an arborist […]

Tips for a Happy and Healthy Christmas Tree

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The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of the holiday display in your home. The conifer infuses your home with fir and pine scents that makes it feel like Christmas. Having a real Christmas tree can create a fun and enjoyable family experience for the holiday season. If you have never had a real Christmas tree […]

Prepping your Trees for Winter

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As the temperature turns colder and snow and ice loom in the not-too-distant forecast, you may be asking yourself, “how do I prep my trees for winter?” While snow and ice might make for beautiful scenery and conjure up images of sitting by a warm fire and being cozy with loved ones, the weather outside […]

Common Tree Diseases in Washington State

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Washington State is unofficially nicknamed the Evergreen State because of its rich, lush canopy of trees that dot much of the verdant landscape throughout the state. There are many diverse varieties of trees that are used for commercial and environmental purposes that include woodworking and watershed protection.  Among the most common tree species in the […]

Why Tree Inspection is So Important

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You might not pay much attention to the trees in your neighborhood or at your business park, but they are important to your surroundings and serve as visual points of interest.  Trees also provide numerous benefits that include shade, beauty, and improved air quality. They are truly wonders of nature.  However, we must also take […]

Will Trees Grow Back From Stumps?

Maybe you’re mourning the loss of your cherished tree. Perhaps it needed to be felled because it became a safety hazard or it was ill. When these scenarios exist, it is typically best to cut down the tree.  It is not hard to assume that once a tree is cut down, that the stump will […]

Common Tree Problems & Diseases

Have you noticed at any point that a tree may not look quite right? Perhaps you might speculate if a specific spot or blight is normal.  Like all living organisms, trees can get sick for a variety of reasons. If not properly tended to, tree diseases can take root in your tree and lead to […]

Which Trees Grow the Fastest?

Some of your favorite trees could be ones that grow the fastest. We get to observe the quick growth of these trees as we watch them mature and blossom in short periods of time. Fast growing shade trees give us the benefit of shade on hot summer days and add beauty to our landscapes. Proper […]