Wondering what the difference is between trimming and pruning? Or how to keep your trees healthy? These blog articles will keep you informed and may help keep your family safe. With over 20 years of local experience and certified arborists, we are your local experts.

How To Dry Firewood Port Charlotte Florida

Best Way How To Dry Firewood

How To Dry Firewood Why does dry firewood matter? Wood that hasn’t been dried ultimately produces less heat and more smoke than dried wood. Also, depending on how green or moist the wood is, it may be difficult to ignite it. It is best to have firewood that has less than 20-25% moisture content. That’s…

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The Spotted Lanternfly Infestation

An Arborist Shares What You Need to Know The spotted lanternfly infestation is wreaking havoc in the United States. This invasive insect species was first discovered in Pennsylvania in 2014, and has been spreading rapidly ever since. The lanternfly is a serious pest that causes major damage to crops and trees. If you live in…

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Tips For Tree Trimming

4 Free Tips For Tree Trimming

What Are Some Tips For Tree Trimming? Why should I trim my trees? Health: Tree trimming is typically done to remove the dying parts of the tree to ensure the tree can continue to grow. If the area is dense, it also allows for the plants below to get more sunlight, which will help the…

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TREE TRIMMING GUIDE

Here is Your Tree Trimming Guide

If you have a home, chances are that you have at least one tree on your property. Trees can provide shade, beauty, and fruit, based on the type of tree that you have. But sometimes they need to be pruned and trimmed. It’s important to note that there are right and wrong ways to trim…

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REASONS THAT A TREE SHOULD BE REMOVEDD

Reasons That A Tree Should Be Removed

If you have trees on your property, you may wonder if one or more of your trees should be removed. Sometimes the answer can be obvious. Other times, not so much. We’re going to discuss both the obvious and not so obvious reasons why it may be time for you to remove a tree. OBVIOUS…

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TREE HIT BY LIGHTNING

3 Signs A Tree Has Been Hit By Lightning

Lightning can be very damaging to buildings and homes, but it can also damage  the trees in your yard. What are some of the signs that your tree was hit by lightning if you don’t witness it happening? Below are some signs you might see on a tree that indicate it’s been hit by lightning.…

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HOW TO REMOVE UNWANTED TREES

How To Remove Unwanted Trees From Your Property

When you have a tree that you want to remove, it’s a huge decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Trees that are dying or dead ought to be removed because of aesthetic, safety, and health purposes. But there are also times when you should remove a live tree. These are when they’re interfering with buildings,…

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TRIMMING TREE GUIDE

Pruning and Trimming Tree Guide

If you own your home or a business, chances are that you have at least one tree on your piece of land. Trees give us shade, they can give us fruit based on the type of tree that you have, and they can be a joy to look at. But sometimes it becomes necessary to…

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HOW TO TRANSPLANT TREES

How To Transplant Trees or Shrubs

A lot of times you love where your trees are, and you leave them there for the rest of their lives. But sometimes you have to transplant a tree that is already established. Transplanting a mature shrub or tree can be done even though it’s not as easy as when you plant a new one.…

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HURRICANE TREE CARE GUIDE

After The Hurricane Tree Care Guide

With so many hurricanes happening in Florida, a lot of people have found that their trees have suffered major damage. If you have had problems with trees being damaged in a hurricane, below are some tips that you can use to help your trees and your landscape get back to normal. SAVING TREES If you…

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HOW TO USE A CHAINSAW SAFELY

How To Use A Chainsaw Safely

A chain saw is a very popular tool for people to use. But when you are using a chainsaw, it can be very dangerous, too, if you’re not using it properly. Below are seven rules to follow when you are using a chainsaw to make sure that you’re staying safe. Properly stand using a boxer…

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GUIDE TO PRUNING FRUIT TREES

A Guide To Pruning Fruit Trees

If you grow fruit trees, whether you grow just a couple or you have an orchard, you want to know how to take good care of them. One way to do this is through pruning them. Below we have provided you with a guide to pruning your fruit trees to get the best yield and…

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TREE A DANGER

Is Your Tree A Danger To You?

One of the biggest problems with trees each year is when the tree or branch falls. This can lead to damage to your house, car or other things and it even can cause major injuries and sometimes even death. Some people are afraid of this happening and they think about having the trees removed from…

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SHRUBS AND TREES

10 Reasons To Prune Your Shrubs And Trees

Have you considered pruning your trees? You might think that it’s a good idea to do it. There are a lot of good reasons that you want to prune your trees, some of them to help protect your family and property, others to make your property look better. Below are 10 reasons that it’s a…

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MANGROVE TREES

5 Facts About Mangrove Trees

If you have been to Florida, chances are that you have heard of mangrove trees but you may not know a lot about these types of trees. Below are five facts about mangrove trees that are both educational and interesting. 1. SPECIES OF MANGROVE There are more than 50 mangrove species cross the world. In…

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CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE

5 Tips For Chainsaw Maintenance

If you have a chainsaw, you know that it can be very helpful around the house. But in order to keep it in good working order, there are things that you should do to make sure that your chainsaw is ready to go when you need to use it. Below are five maintenance tips that…

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REMOVE A STUMP

6 Reasons To Remove a Stump From Your Yard

Have you had a tree cut down? Is the stump still there? You might think that it’s not a big deal to leave it there. But there are six good reasons why you want to have that stump removed. 1. A STUMP ISN’T PRETTY When it comes to aesthetics, stumps aren’t attractive. If you want…

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MOW YOUR FLORIDA LAWN

How Often Should You Mow Your Florida Lawn?

When you own a home, one thing that you want to do is to make sure you are caring for your lawn and mowing it frequently and properly. It will help your home look great, it is good for your neighborhood’s property value, and it’s nice to view and enjoy. If you have recently moved…

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REGULARLY MOW LAWN

4 Reasons To Regularly Mow Lawn

For a lot of people, mowing the lawn seems like a big chore that they find annoying. But the truth is that there are many benefits to mowing your lawn regularly. Below are four reasons why you should regularly cut your grass. STRONGER GRASS One of the best reasons to have your lawn mown regularly…

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DANGERS OF CUTTING DOWN A TREE

6 Dangers of Cutting Down a Tree

If you have a tree that needs to come down, one thing that you might consider doing is removing it yourself. But this is often a terrible idea. There are a lot of dangers that associate themselves with cutting down trees or removing them. Below are seven dangers that are worth heading when taking down…

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PRUNING YOUR TREES PRIOR TO HURRICANE SEASON

3 Benefits of Pruning Your Trees Prior To Hurricane Season

If you live in an area where you get a lot of hurricanes or other strong storms, one thing that you want to do is think about getting your trees pruned before the hurricane season hits. Below are three benefits of having your trees pruned before the hurricane season. 1. THE TREE’S HEALTH WILL BE…

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3 Methods For Removing A Palm Tree

If you have a palm tree, one of the things that you might need to do is to have the tree removed. There are several ways that you can do this. Below are three methods that you can use for removing a palm tree and the steps that are involved. HAVING A COMPANY REMOVE IT…

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3 New Years Resolutions You Should Make For Your Trees

Thinking of how you can make the new year better for your home and family? What about for your trees? The trees in your yard are a big part of your life. Below are three resolutions that you should make for the new year for the trees in your yard. ORGANIZE YOUR LANDSCAPE One of the…

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Benefits of Tree Pruning In Southwest Florida

Do you have trees on your Southwest Florida property? Are they growing out of control? Are you thinking about pruning your trees, but unsure of where to start? Despite the many benefits of tree pruning, some homeowners put this off year after year. If you’re ready to take action, but still have questions about the…

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