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  • Treating Oak Tree Leaf Bumps

    You may notice bumps on your oak tree leaves. You may then be concerned about whether your oak tree as contracted an illness and may require a treatment in order to protect the tree. There are two main problems that can lead to oak tree leaf bumps and there is fortunately options for what to do about them. General Maintenance Is Key Regardless of what is causing the oak tree leaf bumps, proper maintenance of your tree will reduce the chances that your tree will suffer from these maladies.
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  • Just Bought A Home? Hire A Tree Service To Learn About The Potential Risk Of Your Trees

    Looking at homes to buy is an exciting experience as it eventually leads to becoming a homeowner. The current owner may have an extensive amount of information on the property that can help you decide to put in an offer, look at other homes, or cross it off completely. After going through this process and having a house that you have recently moved into, there may be some things that you still do not know.
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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Tree Fertilization

    Both new and established trees should be fertilized. Unfortunately, many home and land owners are unaware of this and the tree does not get the maintenance it needs. If you have never heard of tree fertilization before or have only heard of it recently, here are a few questions you may have about the topic as well as the answers. Why Is Tree Fertilization Important? The majority of trees in a homeowner's lawn have been transplanted there.
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  • Tips For Effective Winter Lawn Care

    Once frost hits and the snow comes, many homeowners don't give their grass a second thought. Winter means a break from regular lawn maintenance, and you turn your thoughts instead to shoveling the driveway and keeping ice from accumulating on your steps. However, good winter care is essential for the health of your grass. Here are some winter lawn care tips that every homeowner should know about.  Cut Your Grass Shorter As Autumn Comes
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  • Tips For Trimming Your Black Oak Trees

    If you live on a horse ranch that has a pasture with black oak trees, then it is important that you take the time to prune and maintain your trees each year. While you may be tempted to simply let the oak trees grow and shed their branches in the wind, this is not the best way to take care of your trees. Instead, you need to prune your black oak trees each winter.
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  • 5 Things To Know About Planting & Growing Crabapple Trees

    If you want to add a tree to your front yard that has flowers in the spring, lush foliage in the summer, and provides fruit in the fall, a crabapple tree could be a great addition. Here are five things you need to know about planting and growing crabapple trees if you are considering adding one to your yard. When To Plant Crabapple trees are really adaptable and can be planted just about any time of the year when your soil is workable, ruling out only winter time when the soil may be hard or frozen.
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  • How Can You Increase Your Backyard Peach Tree's Production?

    Having a peach tree in your backyard sounds like a lovely prospect, until you realize that the tree is producing few, if any, peaches. Low productivity can occur for a number of reasons, but fixing the problem is rarely as complicated as you may imagine. Here's a look at some common reasons why peach trees under-produce and what you can do about them. Reason #1: Lack of a pollinating partner.
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  • 3 Low-Maintenance, Ornamental Shrubs Perfect For Homes In The Midwest

    Different regions of the United States have distinct climates that determine what trees or shrubs will grow best in that area. The U.S. Department of Agriculture labels the regions with hardiness zone numbers, such as the hardiness zones of either 5 or 6 for states in the Midwest, that help you match up the right plantings. What are some of the shrubs that fare well in the weather in the Midwest?
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  • Growing Problems Under Your Tree – What You Can Do

    There are times in which trees can make gardening difficult in your yard. If the trees cause too much shade, it can be impossible to grow lush, beautiful flowers or plants in your garden. What can you do about it? Does that tree really have to come down, or is there a way to preserve the tree while improving the growing conditions below? Tree Lacing Tree lacing is one option that may have a big impact on the growing conditions below and around the tree.
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  • Avoid An Emergency Tree Removal Situation By "Branching" Out Your Knowledge

    Trees are beautiful additions to any yard, but they can also cause unexpected--but often preventable--property damage. If you pay your trees little mind, think again; many emergency tree removal requests result from ignorant tree ownership. To reduce your risk of experiencing a tree removal emergency, identify your trees and learn how to care for them properly. Know Your Trees Unless you personally purchased the trees on your property or know more about botany than the basic homeowner, you probably have no idea what kind of trees decorate your yard.
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