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  • 3 Tree Care Myths And Misconceptions You Need To Know About

    If you're a homeowner and have trees on your property, it's your responsibility to take care of those trees. Most trees require relatively minimal levels of maintenance, including the occasional fertilizer feeding and pruning of branches. Still, there are some common myths and misconceptions regarding tree care that you should know about; this way, you can avoid making a mistake that results in having to remove a dead or diseased tree from your property, which can get quite expensive.
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  • Tree Stump Removed? What To Do With The Grindings Left Behind

    When you hire a tree service to remove a tree from your property, the stump is left behind. The tree service contractor will then grind this stump down. When finished, you are left with a lot of stump grindings. You likely do not want to leave these sitting there, and below are some good things you can use them for: Use it as Mulch Mulch is used in a flower garden to hold in moisture when it rains or when you water it.
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  • 5 Tips To Get Your Landscaping Back In Shape After A Heavy Storm

    After a heavy storm with rain and high winds, it's important that you assess your landscaping and determine how severe any damage is. Even if the impact of the storm seems minimal, you may find that some trees and other plants have been damaged upon a closer look. In order to get your landscaped yard back in great shape, consider the following five tips. 1. Tackle Cleanup As Soon As Possible
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  • Recovering An Extremely Damaged Tree

    Whether there's been an earthquake, fire, flood or another natural disaster, one consequence is often damage to your trees. It can be difficult to figure out what to do in this situation -- do you just cut down the tree? Do you leave it alone to grow? It's usually best to try to recover the tree if you can rather than simply letting nature take its course. A dead tree can be incredibly dangerous, and trees can often bounce back from serious damage.
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  • Cut Out Canker Disease With Proper Pruning

    Canker disease can cause tree decline, but in most cases it begins as localized areas of disease affecting single tree branches. The fungi that cause canker disease may be due to environmental stresses or a pathogen, depending on the host. You can keep a watchful eye for canker disease in your trees and prune out affected branches before more serious tree health problems set in. Canker diseases affecting the main trunk are difficult to manage, but disease affecting limbs are easy to cut off.
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  • Do You Have Or Want A Bristlecone Pine? Take These Steps To Plant It And Keep It Healthy

    Trees grow to be very old, but unlike people they can continue growing and being healthy for many years. The Bristlecone pine is the oldest known tree in North America at 5,062 years old in 2012, and currently still growing in California. If you have this kind of tree, it too can grow to be this old if it is cared for properly. If you do not have one, you can plant one in your yard:
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  • Three Damages The Winter Weather Could Have Done To Your Trees

    Most homeowners will hire a tree service when they notice a problem or they need the trees trimmed. If this is the only time you call a tree service, you should consider having routine checks done after extreme weather conditions such as long winters. During this type of weather, your trees can sustain several types of damage that may effect the growth of the tree or how it blossoms during the year.
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  • Four Tips to Help You Fill the Void in Landscaping after Tree Removal

    When a tree has reached the end of its life, sometimes the best thing you can do is have it removed. The problem with this is that it can eventually leave a void.  There are many options to replace the old tree, which you may want to replant a new tree, change the landscaping design or build something in the place of the old tree. Here are some tips to help you fill the void after you have had a tree removed:
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  • The Art Of Felling

    There are many variables that come into play when removing trees - it is not an exact science. A tree service, such as Kansas City Tree Care, LLC, that understands that these variables must be carefully balanced will know the art of felling. The Variables The prime variables are the attributes of the tree to be felled. The tree service of your choosing will come out and assess the tree to be removed prior to starting work.
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  • 3 Risks Professional Tree Removal Companies Help You Avoid

    Trees can be a wonderful addition to any property. They provide shade, oxygen, and beauty. Unfortunately, they can also wreak havoc when they have branches or roots that grow too close to important structures. Before removing any tree from your property, you may want to consult a professional tree removal service about the following three risks: Removing Tree Stumps Could Damage Underground Power Sources and Structures One of the biggest risks of removing a large tree, particularly removing the stump, is digging around the roots and potentially damaging power or gas equipment.
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