Contact Green Vista for Storm Damage Cleanup in Northern Virginia

Feb 16, 2024
Fallen tree branches on a residential street after extreme weather ready for storm damage cleanup services.

Who do you call when storms damage your trees? Green Vista! Learn how Green Vista Tree Care can handle your storm damage cleanup needs in Northern Virginia.

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Dangers of Untrimmed Trees in Northern Virginia

Jan 24, 2024
Overgrown deciduous trees grow too close to a residential home in Northern Virginia.

You may know some of the dangers of untrimmed trees in Northern Virginia, but did you know that not regularly pruning your trees can impact your home value, create safety hazards, harbor pests, and more?

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What Happens to the Wood From Tree Removals in Northern Virginia?

Dec 18, 2023
Green Vista's crew doing a tree removal and using the wood from tree removals.

Contrary to popular belief, not every tree is destined for a landfill. While it’s true that trees affected by disease or decay may end up as waste, this is not the inevitable end for all.

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What Are the Best Wood Types for Furniture in Northern Virginia?

Nov 14, 2023
Hands use a chisel to carve a decorative pattern into a flat piece of light-colored wood.

Discover the best wood types for furniture that are perfect for crafting stunning pieces in Northern Virginia and Fairfax County.

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How to Prepare for a Tree Removal in Northern Virginia

Oct 11, 2023
A grapple attached to a long knuckle boom crane holds a large section of tree trunk as the Green Vista log struck sits in a cul-de-sac waiting to be loaded.

Dive into our expert guide on how to prepare for a tree removal in Northern Virginia. Avoid surprises. Know what to expect!

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Mushrooms That Grow on Trees – What Does It Mean?

Sep 22, 2023
A brown and tan mushroom with a curved stalk grows from a moist, dark gray tree trunk. Mushrooms that grow on trees help decompose organic material.

Are those mushrooms spouting around your tree a problem? Learn about mushrooms that grow on trees and other Northern Virginia tree fungi. Click now for mind-blowing insights!

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10 Wind-Resistant Trees to Keep Homes Safer in Northern Virginia

Aug 18, 2023
The eastern redbud displaying its reddish-pink flowers, is one of several wind-resistant trees.

Severe weather can wreak havoc on any tree, but some trees handle high winds better than others. Here are ten wind-resistant trees ideal for Northern Virginia.

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Northern Virginia Native Trees That May Need Some Extra Care

Jul 7, 2023
4 photos showing native trees that are susceptible to pests, create a lot of litter, or don’t do well in Northern Virginia.

Native trees can benefit your Northern Virginia property, but some may need a little extra care. Learn which native NoVa trees can be problematic, what you can do if you have or plan to plant any of these trees on your property, and how Green Vista Tree Care can help.

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Why Plant Native Trees and Plants in Northern Virginia?

Jun 12, 2023
The white spring flowers of the native flowering dogwood tree in Virginia.

Caring for native trees and plants easier than maintaining non-natives. Here are some other reasons you should grow native plants in Northern Virginia.

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3 Common Northern Virginia Tree Diseases

May 17, 2023
A tree trunk with bark removed, exposing the white mycelial fans associated with armillaria.

Three serious tree diseases are putting your Northern Virginia trees at risk. Learn how to identify the symptoms of these diseases and how you can prevent them to keep your trees healthy.

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How to Tell the Difference Between Invasive and Native Vines in Northern Virginia

Apr 25, 2023
The red foliage of the native Virginia creeper vine on a tree in Northern Virginia.

Invasive vines often look like native vines, but there is a clear difference: Invasive vines can harm or kill your native plants and trees. While many of these vines look similar to natives, there are some characteristics you can use to determine which vines are harmful. Once they are identified you can take the steps to get rid of invasive vines by using our invasive vine removal resources and strategies.

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What to Do About Tree Damage to Roofs

Mar 28, 2023
Several large trees grow near a house as viewed from the roof.

Mature, well cared for trees on properties are valuable, provide shade, and make any area look more welcoming. However, the closer the mature trees are to buildings, especially houses, the more problems they can cause. Roofs, especially, can suffer damage from nearby trees.

In this article, we’ll discuss how roofs and trees impact each other, some things to consider when it comes to your trees, some issues to watch for, and how to protect your roof while maintaining your trees.

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