Mistletoe: There’s Nothing Romantic About It

Mistletoe may be good for those desiring a kiss but not so much for your trees… We see a lot of mistletoe around here. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean that love and lingering holiday cheer are in the air, but rather, that the seeds propagating the parasite are soon to be airborne. (And watch out: Mistletoe …read in detail

Why Topping Your Tree Is a Bad Idea

Thinking of topping your trees? Think again… At least once a month, we get a request for topping someone’s trees. The reasons are myriad: The tree is blocking the view, it’s impinging on satellite service, it’s deemed too tall and hazardous, or someone just likes the look. On the surface, topping doesn’t seem like a …read in detail

Proper Pruning Practices

Utilizing proper pruning techniques can save you money down the road… Many of the big, expensive jobs that come our way are the result of improper pruning practices. Though these expensive jobs are good for our bottom line, we’d rather see our town populated with healthy, thriving trees, the result of proper pruning. Why is …read in detail

Pruning Maples in Dover

Pruning last week… We enjoyed working with a couple beautiful maple trees in Dover. All they needed was a little TLC to highlight their perfect structure and form. And that’s one of our specialties – pruning trees. A well-formed, healthy tree is a beautiful addition to any landscape. In urban settings, trees sometimes require a …read in detail