Alyssa Thomas

Two Ways Winter Sunlight Wreaks Havoc On Your Trees

6 March 2018
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If you're like most people with trees in your yard, you appreciate the aesthetic value they add to your property during all four seasons of the year. In winter, for instance, deciduous trees take on an austere beauty -- and like many people, you may think they look particularly appealing with snow on their branches. However, heavy snows can weaken and even break tree branches, creating a potentially dangerous situation for homeowners and others in the vicinity, so be sure to use a specialized, long-handled brush to remove excess snow from tree branches. Read More …

Shade-Loving Shrubs That Work Well Under Trees

15 December 2017
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Landscaping not only enhances the look of your home, but it can also increase its overall value. From a lush, green lawn to hardscapes and trees, there are many elements to incorporate into your landscape design. If you are installing flowerbeds for color and texture around your yard, use a selection of flowering shrubs, and trees. Of course, you will need to choose shrubbery thrives under the shade-producing trees. Here are a few colorful, shade-loving shrubs that will work well under trees in your flowerbeds: Read More …

Common Sources Of Storm Damage To Trees

2 December 2017
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Storms can be extremely damaging to your property, and while you may be aware of the damages that these weather events can cause to your home, it can be easy to overlook the various ways that strong storms can damage the trees on your property. By reviewing some of the more common ways that strong storms can damage trees on your property, it will be easier for you to prevent this routine damage from ruining the appearance or health of your trees. Read More …

Large Areas Of Bark Peeling Off Of Your Tree Means It’s Time To Call An Arborist: Here’s What Can Cause It

14 November 2017
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It's natural for all trees to shed their bark periodically as the new growth ring comes in. This process is why the trunk of your tree will always be surrounded by small, dried-out bark chips. Some types of trees, such as the sycamore tree and the birch tree, will shed their bark in large areas. However, for most trees, a large section of missing bark is a very bad sign for the health of your tree. Read More …

Is Your Tree Worth Saving?

9 November 2017
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Because trees add so much beauty and curb appeal to a property, it can be hard on homeowners when a storm or disease damages the tree. Losing the tree could mean losing memories and drastically changing the utility and appearance of the yard. Some hope that with care and nutrition, a tree will bounce back. However, keeping a dying tree is a safety hazard for the property and the people who live there. Read More …