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Tree Care Equipment

Types of Tree Care Equipment

There are many different types of tree care equipment used by an arborist to maintain and care for trees.  Everyday tools and state of the art equipment allow the arborist to trim, cut, and climb trees safely.  An arborist must have the knowledge and skill to know which rigging to …

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Living Privacy Fence Plants

Living Privacy Fence Plants

A living privacy fence using evergreen plants is a great way to add natural beauty to your landscape.  Growing a privacy fence can define a border, create a windbreak, and block out sounds from a noisy neighbor or busy road.  Here are several trees and shrubs that are hardy, drought …

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Yuletide Camellia

Yuletide Camellia Shrub Care

The Yuletide Camellia is an evergreen shrub that blooms in the winter.  The leaves are shiny green, and the flowers are pinkish red with bright yellow centers.  Plant a group of them to form a hedge to add color to the landscape during winter.  The flowers bloom in the late …

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Best Flowering Trees in NC

Beautiful Flowering Trees to Plant in NC

There are many breathtaking flowering trees and shrubs that grow well in North Carolina.  Their beautiful blooms can be the central attraction of your landscape and attract birds, bees, and butterflies to your home.  Read on to discover some of the best flowering trees to plant in the Charlotte area. …

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Winter Tree Care Tips

Winter Tree Care Tips

Winter tree care is necessary to protect your trees from the elements.  The cold temperatures and drying winds can be stressful on trees.  Learn how to protect trees while weathering the cold season. Pruning In the winter, trees become dormant, making it the best time to prune back weak, damaged, …

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Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree Species Differences

The holiday season will be here soon, and millions of people will be shopping for the perfect Christmas tree to decorate for their home.  In North Carolina, there are a wide variety of Christmas tree species grown with characteristic features, including color, fragrance, shape, and more.  Here are some of …

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Fall Tree Planting

Fall is a Great Time for Tree Planting

Fall brings an exhibition of colors as leaves turn and temperatures cool.  It is a great time to plant trees and shrubs in the Carolinas.  Trees planted in the fall have less stress, better growth and it provides an extra growing season before the summer heat arrives.  In the winter, …

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Fall Tree Care Tips

Fall Tree Care Tips

It’s the time of year to share fall tree care tips! Fall is here when tree leaves start changing from green to red, orange and yellow colors before they fall to the ground. Also, it is a good time to prepare trees for their winter dormant season. A little time …

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Protect Trees from Storm Damage

How to Protect Trees from Storm Damage

Is there anything you can do to protect trees from storm damage? It is a question frequently asked after a storm has damaged someone’s tree. Trees are vulnerable to heavy winds, hail, and lightning. They can affect the trees from their roots to their crown. Properly maintained, healthy trees can …

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Stump Grinding

The Benefits of Stump Grinding

Are there any benefits to leaving the stump after removing a tree?  Or should you have the stump removed or ground down?  If you decide to leave it there to rot, damaging pests like termites or carpenter ants can make it their home and spread out into the yard or …

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Fast Growing Shrubs in NC

Fast Growing Shrubs in NC

Fast growing shrubs provide curb appeal and a natural privacy fence between neighbors and street traffic.  Also, they provide a sound barrier to reduce noise, and protect against harsh winds.  Here are some shrubs that grow quickly and do well in North Carolina. Green Giant Arborvitae This is a large, …

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Fast Growing Trees in NC

Fast Growing Trees in NC

Fast growing trees are popular for many reasons.  They provide shelter from the sun, privacy, and enhance your landscape.  Trees improve air quality and cultivate a natural habitat for bugs and animals.  Planting fast-growing trees can add value to your property.  Here are some of the most popular fast-growing trees …

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Hot Weather Care for Trees

Hot Weather Care for Trees

Hot weather care for trees is important. Have you ever thought about how trees are affected by hot weather?  Trees use transpiration to cool themselves, where water evaporates from the small openings in stems, leaves, and flowers.  Trees absorb water from the soil through their roots.  When the weather is …

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How Cranes Remove Trees

How Cranes Remove Trees

How cranes remove trees in very helpful, especially if it is a big tree.  While a chainsaw and ladder can remove a tree, many companies are investing in cranes to help with tree care and removal. The safest way to remove a tree that is too close to a home, …

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Why Remove a Dead Tree

Why You Should Remove a Dead Tree

Here are some of the reasons why you should remove a dead tree by a professional as soon as possible. Dead Trees Can Cause Injuries The wood on a dead tree can become brittle and snap easily because it is no longer being supplied with nutrients and moisture.  When branches …

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Do I have a dead tree?

Do I Have a Dead Tree?

How do I know if I have a dead tree? It is important to know the difference between a dead and a diseased tree.  A sick tree can sometimes be saved, but a dead tree needs to be removed.  Sometimes it is obvious that a tree is dying when leaves …

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Common Tree Diseases

Common Tree Diseases in North Carolina

Common tree diseases can occur and cause unsightly blemishes on any tree or death if untreated.  If the disease is discovered early, it can usually be treated.  Here is a closer look at some of the most common tree diseases in North Carolina.   Brown Spot Needle Blight:  It causes …

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Best trees to plant in NC

The Best Trees to Plant in NC

The best trees to plant in NC (North Carolina) provide shade from the sun, privacy, and curb appeal.  While many trees will flourish in the state, some species are more successful and easier to care for than others.  Here are a variety of popular options to help you choose the …

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Insects That Kill Trees

Insects That Kill Trees

There are many insects that kill trees. Insects feed on trees like a parasite and are one of the main causes of deforestation.  They can weaken your tree’s health and make it easier for tree diseases to attack.  Learning to identify harmful insects is vital to ensuring the long-term health …

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Best Shade Trees for Charlotte

Best Shade Trees for Charlotte Area

What are the best shade trees for Charlotte?  Shade trees offer many benefits.  They provide natural shade to help protect your family and pets from the hot sun.  Trees will add beauty, character, and privacy for years to your home.  They can even save money by cooling your home and …

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