Mulch, when used in moderation, has many benefits. But somehow it’s become popular to pile mulch around trees. This causes many problems, most of which aren’t immediately apparent. But make no mistake about it – mulch volcanoes are a death sentence for trees. Here’s why and what you should do instead.Read More
Spring yard cleanup can be overwhelming. Keep it simple by starting with these quick things to help your landscape and trees when spring arrives in Northern Virginia.Read More
Spring tree care lays a solid foundation for the long growing season ahead and helps keep your trees healthy, beautiful and safe. Here’s what to do …Read More
Are tree branches touching power lines dangerous? Can you trim the trees yourself? What about secondary lines – is it OK if trees touch those? We answer those FAQs and more!Read More
When and how you prune fruit trees makes a huge difference in their health, fruit quality, and yield. Learn the proper timing, species differences, pruning techniques, and more.Read More
Ten simple steps you can take before snow, ice and cold weather arrive to protect trees through the Northern Virgina winter.Read More
Learn what affects the cost of tree removal, what questions to ask the tree removal company, and how to know whether the price is reasonable or not.Read More
Before you select a tree for your home landscape, there are three things to check and three places to look. Do all of these and you’ll be able to choose the best tree for your property and avoid common problems.Read More
Description, targeted trees, damage, symptoms of infestation, and treatment options for the four most common and destructive tree pests in our area, plus two new ones to watch out for (it’s just a matter of time until they arrive in our area).Read More
Are yellow tree leaves in summer a serious problem? We share details about why leaves turn yellow, what signs to look out for, what’s likely causing the problem, and what to do about it.Read More
You’ve probably seen many newly-planted trees held up with stakes. But is it necessary? We answer all your questions about whether a newly-planted tree should be staked, how to stake a tree, how long to leave it, what to use, and what not to do.Read More
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