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Fall Tree Care and Yard Maintenance Guide

Fall Tree Care and Yard Maintenance Guide Fall Tree Care

Autumn is the best time to prepare your trees and garden for spring. Prepping trees and the lawn for the winter months ahead is sure to pay off in the spring. If you aren’t quite sure of how to prepare for winter snow and ice, here are some handy fall tree care tips and a […]

Are Trees a Problem When Buying a House?

Are Trees a Problem When Buying a House? Are Trees a Problem When Buying a House?

Are you house-hunting? If anything about the process is almost universally true, it’s this. It’s much easier to fall in love with a property that comes with a luscious green garden with some big trees than one with a barren and concrete-rich yard. Trees can offer plenty of important benefits — but make no mistake. […]

Is It Okay to Mulch in the Fall?

Is It Okay to Mulch in the Fall? mulch in the fall

Mulch plays an important role in keeping your garden healthy. When applied properly, mulch helps to preserve moisture, fight weeds, combat the presence of pest insects, and even reduce the risk of frost-related heaving. Common types of mulch include pine needles, straw, grass clippings, shredded tree bark, cocoa bean hulls, and even manure. In this […]

Emerald Ash Borers: What You Should Know

Emerald Ash Borers: What You Should Know emerald ash borer

Emerald ash borers (or EABs) are metallic green beetles native to eastern Asia. They were first discovered in Detroit, Michigan in 2002. These beetles may be smaller than a dime but they’re capable of massive destruction. In fact, they can take down ash trees thousands of times their size. It’s believed that they arrived in […]

Tree Clean Up After Storm Checklist

Tree Clean Up After Storm Checklist tree clean up

Midwesterners know that feeling after a storm, with its howling winds and driving rain, moves on. There’s a moment when you go outside to see what was left untouched and what was in the path of destruction. Heavy rains, hail, tornadoes, and high-velocity winds can do a lot of damage to your property. This storm […]

Midwest Storm Season And Tree Damages

Midwest Storm Season And Tree Damages storm season

As much as weather forecasters try, weather in different parts of the world is unpredictable. Such is the case for the people who live in the Midwest. The weather is so extreme that snowfall and heatwaves can occur within the same week. What’s even worse is that the Midwest experiences storms throughout all four seasons. […]

When is The Best Time To Prune Trees?

When is The Best Time To Prune Trees? When is The Best Time To Prune Trees

Most people prune their trees to remove dead, infested, weak, and diseased branches and they can do this at any time of year with limited effect on trees. Pruners know that for heightened wood closure and growth to occur, they should prune their trees before spring starts or in late winter. However, different trees have […]

The Best Time To Buy Mulch

The Best Time To Buy Mulch Best time to buy mulch

Mulching your landscape offers a range of benefits that will last past the current season. Knowing how to mulch and when to mulch is not complicated. However, choosing the best time to stock up can seem like complex science. Everyone knows a general time that they should mulch their landscape. Prices on mulch will increase, […]