Budgeting for Home Tree Care

Your plants may be asleep, but you shouldn’t be. Taking care of your trees can be a big ticket item, so you need to plan for the costs in your budget. Here’s what you need to do to create a home tree care budget so your trees will be happy [...]

Is Fall the Best Time to Trim Your Trees?

When it comes time to trim your trees, is there any “right time” to do it? Should you trim in the fall before it gets cold and starts snowing or would it be better to wait until spring? Before you begin deciding when to trim your trees, it’s important to [...]

Tree Trimming Types: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

On the outside, tree trimming seems straightforward—just cut off the limbs and branches that you don’t want. Right? Not exactly. Trimming trees is a precise science in that trees are living organisms with physiological responses to changes like trimming. Correct tree trimming keeps trees healthy by: Promoting growth Preventing branch [...]

Winter Tree Care Tips to Prevent Snow & Ice Damage

While it may feel like winter has been plaguing Missouri for months now, it’s only the beginning of the season. And snow or ice storms are damaging in more ways than one, especially when it comes to trees. Similarly, a broken branch can potentially cause problems for things other than [...]

Prevent Root Injury by Preparing Trees for Winter

Even the strongest, oldest, most majestic trees need some help when harsh weather sets in. This is especially true when it comes to the most delicate part of the tree: the roots. If these valuable extensions are damaged during the winter months, it is likely the rest of the tree [...]