Too Much Rain And Your Healthy Tree: Why It's A Bad Combination

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The last thing you would probably worry about with a large, healthy tree in your yard is the risk of that tree coming down. Sure, there’s always the risk of a natural disaster or a lightning strike bringing it down, but what about heavy rain? You might be surprised to learn that a seemingly healthy tree can be heavily damaged by excess rain. Here’s a look at what you need to know about rain saturation and your tree.…

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Four Tips For A Better Prune: A Guide For Homeowners With Trees

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If you have a few trees on your property, it is important to trim them regularly. This ensures dead and decaying branches are removed before they get a chance to spread infections to the still-healthy branches. It also helps prevent the branches from getting too dense and trapping too much moisture. But pruning is a bit more complicated than just snipping off a few branches and leaving others alone. Here are four pruning tips to ensure you make the most of your trimming.…

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4 Tips For Keeping Your Maple Trees Properly Pruned

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From the common red maple to the colorful varieties from Japan, maples tend to make good shade trees with medium to fast growth. They benefit from pruning from early in their growth, helping produce a more open shape with strong branches. Use these maple pruning tips to either handle the task yourself or make sure your tree service is doing a good job. Trim Primarily During the Summer Many trees respond best to pruning in the late winter or early spring before leaf buds open.…

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