Frost-covered evergreen tree in Northeast ohio

Our top recommendations for winter tree care, including plant protection, preventing ice, snow, wind and salt damage, winter pruning, hazardous tree identification (before winter storms arrive!), and more.

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winter pruning northeast ohio independent tree

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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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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Here in Northeast Ohio, our trees and shrubs face a whole range of threats during winter, both from the weather itself and from animal pests. Cold dry winds can dry out trees, especially evergreens The weight of heavy snow and ice breaks branches, leading to a damaged and unsightly plant Road salt and spray damages leaf tissue…

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Heavy snow and ice during the winter months can be particularly devastating to trees and other landscaping around your home. While you unfortunately cannot control the weather in Northeast Ohio, you can take action now to help your trees recover this spring. Here are some tips for surveying the damage to your trees and beginning…

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