How to care for your beech trees in Missouri

As a homeowner in Missouri, you’re likely familiar with the beauty of beech trees and their presence throughout the state’s forests. Whether it’s a single tree or an entire grove on your property, these trees can add incredible value to any landscape. But taking care of them isn’t always straightforward [...]

Rethink DIY Tree Care!

Do you have trees in your yard? If so, it’s important to make sure they’re correctly cared for. But don’t fall into the trap of thinking that you must do all this work yourself! While DIY tree care can seem like a great way to save time and money, there [...]

Stop Pests Early With Winter Prevention

Winter isn’t the time of year that we think of pest control. After all, they’re all dormant, right? When protecting your trees from overwintering pests, you have several options. The best line of defense is being proactive.

What’s wrong with my trees? Carpenter ants

Carpenter ants are signs of a more significant problem with your tree. Carpenter ants are signs of a larger problem in your trees—namely decay and moisture. These ants play an important role in helping dead trees and other organic materials to decompose. They do not feed on the tree but [...]

Should I rake up the leaves on my lawn or leave them?

With the changing of the leaves comes their falling. This beautiful red, gold, and orange blanket of leaves on our lawns are pretty to look at and play in, but what should you do with it? Traditionally, we rake our lawns of leaves for aesthetic reasons and bag them for [...]