Looking at that overgrown tree in your yard and thinking about pruning or removing parts of it yourself? Ask yourself these questions first to see whether DIY tree work is the best option.Read More
Each autumn, as deciduous trees start dropping leaves, are you left wondering what the heck to do with all those fallen leaves? Here are three options for dealing with fallen leaves on your northern Virginia property.Read More
Many shrubs grow well in northern Virginia, but these are the 5 best shrubs to plant this fall. They’re beautiful, easy to grow & now’s the time to plant!Read More
Problems caused by tree roots can be found in every neighborhood in northern Virginia. Roots invade sewer and water pipes, enter cracked foundations, lift sidewalks and crack paved areas, and spread above ground to trip you. Learn why it happens, how to fix the problem, and how to prevent it.Read More
After flooding, heavy rainfall, or even due to overwatering, trees can suffer from too much water. Essentially, waterlogged trees can drown. Learn to recognize the symptoms of excessive water damage, how to help your trees recover, and how to prevent it from happening again.Read More
After a tree has been removed, what happens to the remaining tree stump? Does it decompose? Should you remove it? Is stump grinding the best option? If so, how is that done? We answer all of those questions and more in these FAQs about stump removal and stump grinding.Read More
You’ll be surprised when you learn about all of the things that trees do to help us. There are so many benefits, in fact, that we’re still learning about all of the positive impacts they have on our lives. But scientists and arborists have learned a few, and we’ve described them for you in this article.Read More
One of the most common issues we see is the wrong tree planted in the wrong place. For smaller areas, you might want to consider a tree that will grow no taller than 30 feet. See our recommendations for the best small trees for Northern Virginia.Read More
Tree removal is inherently dangerous but using a crane can make it safer for the tree workers, homeowners and surrounding area. However, tree removal using a traditional crane still requires a tree care professional to climb the tree. That’s why we’ve invested in a remote-controlled, tree-cutting crane that eliminates the need to place anyone in potential harm’s way. Check out the cool video of it in action!Read More
Rock salt and ice melt are helpful during northern Virginia winters, but they can kill your plants. Protect your plants with these tips and alternatives.Read More
From the Green Vista Blog
Get monthly tree & landscape tips, ideas, local events and need-to-know updates to keep your yard looking great all year!
No spam - we promise!