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Tree & Landscape Maintenance

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 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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Schedule Tree Planting Services by July 4!

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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Reminder: Schedule Your Emerald Ash Borer Treatment!

Have your ash trees been treated to control Emerald Ash Borer? When the soil temperatures rise in Northeast Ohio, the adult Emerald Ash Borer insects, recognizable by their dark metallic green exterior, will begin to emerge from your dormant ash trees. As soon as they emerge, they will begin feeding on the leaves of your…

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