Problems Growing Flowers Because Of A Shade Tree? Things You Can Do About It

Flowers can enhance a yard and make it beautiful. If you only have one place to grow flowers but there is a tree providing too much shade in this area, you may be considering cutting down the tree. Fortunately, you can preserve the tree and have beautiful flowers by following the tips below. Lacing the Tree One option you have to reduce shade is to lace the tree. This process is thinning out the tree by removing limbs and branches so more air and light can shine through the crown or canopy. Read More 

What Should You Think About Before Removing A Tree?

Trees, like any other living thing, can get sick and die. However, it may not always be obvious that they are dead and rotting. Even if you think that the tree is dead, the questions are whether the tree should be removed and if so, when it should be removed. Wildlife One of the things that you should consider when deciding whether or not to remove a tree is that it can be part of a natural recycling process. Read More 

Knowing When To Call An Arborist: Six Signs That Demand Immediate Attention

In most respects, trees are beneficial assets for homeowners; they reduce utility costs, raise the value of your home and provide habitat for wildlife. They even improve your mental and physical health. But trees can also cause serious problems, particularly when they fail. If one of your trees begins shedding branches, or worse, completely collapses, you may be held financially responsible for the damage it causes. Accordingly, it is wise to have your trees inspected regularly by a certified arborist, who can predict the tree's likelihood of failure. Read More 

How to Give the Front of Your Home a Beautiful Appearance

If you are planning to make some changes to the front of your house and to your front yard, here are some ideas that might help you to create a scene pretty enough to be in house and garden publications.  Start with the House—Starting with changes that need to be made to your home just makes sense since it's something you can do before spring arrives and you can tackle your yard. Read More 

Love Your Trees? 4 Reasons You Should Keep Them Trimmed

Did you know that giving your trees annual maintenance can help keep them healthy? In addition to adequate water and fertilizer, your trees also need to be trimmed. For proper growth, your trees should be trimmed at least twice a year – at the beginning and end of each growth period. Here are four reasons why you should make sure your trees are trimmed on a regular basis. Structural Stability and Form for New Trees Read More