Tree Care Tips for New Homeowners

3 Common Tree Diseases Your Yard Might Face This Year

12 October 2017
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If you have a yard with lots of trees and vegetation, you are probably no stranger to disease that they face. While identifying tree diseases can be difficult at first, you should be able to see the signs when you look closely. This guide will walk you through some of the common tree illnesses yards tend to face. If you notice signs, get in touch with an arborist or landscaper right away to learn more about your options for limiting its growth. Read More …

3 Signs Your Ash Tree May Be Infested With Emerald Ash Borers

12 October 2017
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If you have an ash tree in your yard, you may have noticed that it does not appear as healthy as it did before. If you are concerned that the tree is infested with the insect that has killed about 8 billion trees in North America, look for the following signs that it may have an emerald ash borer infestation: Sprouts Growing at the Base of the Trunk One of the signs that your tree has become infected with the larvae of the emerald ash borer is the presence of new sprouts growing at the base of the tree's trunk. Read More …

Lace Your Tree Instead Of Killing It

10 October 2017
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If you're looking to take a healthy tree down out of your yard – Stop! If the reason for removing the tree is simply because the tree is blocking too much sun from reaching the vegetation below, you may not need to completely eliminate the gorgeous piece of nature. It's possible that the tree could be laced, rather than removed. What is tree lacing? Tree lacing is the practice of trimming the branches of the tree to allow more sunlight to shine through. Read More …

Relax Your Brown Grass Might Not Actually Be Dead Grass

7 October 2017
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Does your lawn have brown patches? If so, you might be worried about whether or not your grass is dying. Brown patches or brown lawn are usually indicative that the affected grass is not getting enough water. Sometimes property owners do not have sprinkler systems in place. It also possible for sprinklers to be installed but only reach certain portions of lawns leaving other areas parched. If a drought occurs in your area you can also expect to see brown grass. Read More …

Planting An Oak Tree In Your Yard? Learn About These Two Diseases

4 October 2017
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Oak trees are beautiful and they provide a lot of shade once they become full grown. Oak trees also have acorns which provide food for wildlife, such as squirrels. Because of this you want to keep your oak tree healthy once you get it planted. To do this, below are two common diseases these trees may get. This will allow you to watch out for trouble and contact a tree service, such as Hudson & Sons Tree Service, in time to save your tree. Read More …