Pruning 102

As you read in our recent blog “Pruning 101”, pruning trees is essential to their health and growth, and to the safety of you, your loved ones and your property. Correctly pruning trees protects these valuable assets, beautifies your property and doesn’t require a large assortment of tools or exceptional [...]

Pruning 101

Pruning is easy. You just grab whichever saw or pruning shears you find hanging on the wall in the garage and lop off a dead or dying limb. No problem. Not so fast. First, it’s important to remember your trees are valuable assets. A 45-foot oak that has grown for [...]

How to help your trees deal with unseasonable weather

As homeowners, we take pride in our properties and the accompanying foliage. With unpredictable weather patterns, you may wonder what you can do to help your trees cope with unseasonable weather. Just like us, trees don’t always adjust well to sudden change. We’ll discuss how unpleasant weather can affect your [...]

Pruning your trees reduces storm damage

With storms rolling through the St. Louis region, damage to your trees can happen, especially if they are weak or haven’t been pruned. Tree pruning is an essential part of maintaining that tree’s healthy structure. Correct pruning promotes healthy growth, removes unhealthy growth, and prevents branch failure. Healthy pruning techniques, [...]

Volunteer Trees: What They Are And How To Get Rid Of Them

Volunteer trees, or weed trees, are unwanted tree seedlings that grow in your yard all by themselves. Often, they are trees that are undesirable or invasive such as tree of heaven, black locust, and white mulberry. Suckers from these trees spread quickly and chokes out beneficial native plants, reducing your [...]