maple syrup production northeast ohio

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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snow and salt damage to trees

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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cicadas

Some unexpected guests may soon be appearing in your landscape after a 17-year rest beneath the surface. You will recognize them by their red eyes and orange wings—the trademark features of periodical cicadas. The sight and mating sounds of hundreds of cicadas can definitely be alarming, but remember that these insects do not pose a…

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Tree Planting

Do you want to add new trees to your landscape this year? If so, now is the time to schedule your tree planting services! To increase the rate of survival for new trees, we encourage all new trees to be planted no later than July 4, and following the holiday, we do not schedule tree…

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This time of year provides a great opportunity to begin a regular tree maintenance schedule. Being aware of the services and treatments available to improve the health and well-being of your trees is so important. From spring horticultural oil applications to fall fertilization treatments, this maintenance schedule will result in a thriving, beautiful landscape. Winter:…

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Spring is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning for a healthy landscape. Urban and suburban landscapes are nothing close to the native environments that trees have evolved in, but luckily there are many practices that can be done to help recreate healthy soils at your home that your trees will thrive…

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Fall is well underway in the Cleveland area and we all know what is not far behind: winter! Knowing winter is coming soon should be a great motivation for scheduling your tree services now. Many services can be completed during the dormant fall season to ensure your trees and landscape are healthy and well-prepared to…

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Trees in forested areas enjoy a rich soil created from the natural decomposition of fallen leaves and tree debris. However, this does not exist in most urban or suburban areas, meaning that these organic nutrients must be provided in another way – through fertilization. Late fall fertilization treatments will: Replace lost nutrients. As we noted…

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