Is Topping Trees A Good Idea?

Is Topping Trees A Good Idea?

What is Topping? Topping is the random cutting of tree limbs to stubs or to lateral limbs that are not big enough to take on the terminal role. Other names for topping are rounding over, tipping, heading, and hat racking. People may feel that a tree has gotten too...
How Trees Clean Our Air

How Trees Clean Our Air

How do Trees Clean Our Air? They take in pollution on their leaves, the same as dust collects on the surface or water condenses on a cold surface. Trees also “breathe” in carbon dioxide and release oxygen and utilizes the carbon to produce wood. They give oxygen. Even...
Are Trees Under Power Lines a Good Idea?

Are Trees Under Power Lines a Good Idea?

Trees have various types of growth habits. We realize that Doug-Firs have a sturdy central leader. Elms don’t, and Prairie fire Crabapples only reach around 20 feet. Understanding these things, trees under power lines is something that won’t happen. They won’t need to...
Complete Guide on Fungicide for Trees

Complete Guide on Fungicide for Trees

Fungal tree diseases can be hard to control. Once they infect a plant, they’re difficult to eradicate. If not treated, the infection may spread not just throughout the tree, but also to nearby trees and plants. You are left with unhealthy and unattractive trees which...
What Are Tree Wedges and What Do They Do?

What Are Tree Wedges and What Do They Do?

Tree wedges assist in controlling the direction of trees falling even if they’re leaning the wrong way. Tree wedges are used by a Tampa arborist to effectively and safely fell trees. Many people believe that tree wedges are only used for felling leaning trees. A tree...
Evergreen Tree Diseases and What to Watch Out For

Evergreen Tree Diseases and What to Watch Out For

Evergreen trees and shrubs are lovely additions to any property. Their year-round color and relatively low maintenance make them a great choice just about anywhere. But even though they may not require a lot of upkeep once they are established, evergreens are...