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Avoid These Pruning Mistakes That Can Kill Your Trees

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Protect the health and appearance of your trees by avoiding the most common pruning mistakes. It’s easy when you know the proper pruning techniques (including what NOT do to), the right tools to use, when to prune and why you’re doing it.

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The Many Surprising Benefits of Trees

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We all appreciate trees – in a distracted, not-really-noticing-them kind of way. But did you know they not only provide shade, they also have the same cooling effect as 10 air conditioners, make you feel 7 years younger, lower crime, prevent erosion and increase your property value? And that’s just the beginning!

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Is Lichen On Trees Harmful?

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Lichen commonly grows on trees in northeast Ohio. Find out what lichen is, why it’s on your tree, if it’s harming the tree and what to do about it.

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How to Properly Apply Mulch Around Your Trees

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Mulch is one of the least appreciated, but most important additions to the landscape, with many benefits for trees and your landscape. Unfortunately, it’s often used incorrectly, leading to plant disease, damage and even death. Learn what mulch is, how to use it and what to avoid.

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6 Benefits of Winter Tree Pruning

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It’s a common misconception that tree maintenance cannot be done during the winter months. In reality, winter and early spring is a perfect time for many tree care jobs, especially pruning and tree removals.

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How to Properly Plant a Tree

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“We have seen thousands of fine trees planted with a few dry roots crowded into a little hole scooped out of sod and covered with the same. This is called planting? When will such abomination cease?” – H. Garrison (1875). Illinois State Hort. Soc. 9: 366-371. You may have heard the expression “Plant a $5 tree…

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How Do Northeast Ohio Maple Trees Make Syrup?

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Have you ever wondered where maple syrup comes from? This time of year in Chardon or other Northeast Ohio towns, you will notice many of the maple trees have small metal buckets attached, or a plastic tubing system running from tree to tree. Those tubes and buckets are collecting sap from the maple trees, which…

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How To Prevent Salt Damage to Trees & Shrubs

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Each winter, thousands of tons of de-icing salt are applied to state and municipal roads in Northeast Ohio in an effort to keep roads dry, ice-free and safe for drivers. We also use rock salt and other de-icing materials on our own properties to clear walkways, driveways, patios and parking areas. But salt has a…

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