Seasonal News & Tips

Check back often for seasonal tips about what's going on in our area, updates on local pest and disease outbreaks, weather impacts, and more.

Inspect Soil Quality to Ensure Healthy Trees

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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Plan Your Tree Service Before Winter

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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Importance of Organic Fall Fertilization

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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Schedule Pruning and Tree Removals Before Winter!

The early fall season has arrived in Northeast Ohio with plenty of blue skies and warm temperatures. This is the ideal time of year to schedule any pruning or tree removals, as winter is lurking just around the corner. Pruning will help your trees continue to grow strong and maintain their safety during the harsh…
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Plant New Perennials This Fall

You may be seeing perennials for sale at your local nursery and wondering if this is a good time of year to plant them. Early fall is actually a great time of year to plant perennials. To start, the weather conditions are ideal for optimum growing. The end of September usually signals the beginning of…
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Sep 16 2015

Fall Tree Planting Dos and Don’ts for Northeast Ohio

Fall is a recommended time of year for tree planting in many regions, including Northeast Ohio. The climate is typically cool and trees have plenty of time to establish their roots before the heat and rain of spring arrives to stimulate their top growth. It can be very easy to be so excited to plant your new trees that you ignore certain planning steps or potentially overlook an important task that could protect your tree and help it grow strong. Here are the dos and don't to get it done correctly.
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Deep Root Fertilization Helps Struggling Trees

As we prepare for the season to change from summer to fall, it is time to think about deep root fertilization treatments. This treatment uses high-pressure professional equipment to inject a blend of nutrients and fertilizer into your trees’ root base. You may believe that you can fertilize your own trees, however, a basic fertilizer…
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The Threat of Standing Water to Plants and Trees

This has been a very rainy summer in Northeast Ohio, with some storms causing flooding in many areas. All this rain can rightly cause concern when it comes to protecting our plants and trees. Sometimes, the reality is that severe flooding can cause unavoidable damage to our landscapes. However, there is information available to help…
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Why Is Do-It-Yourself Tree Work Dangerous?

Do your trees need trimmed? Does a dead branch need removed? It may be tempting to try to do it yourself, but it can be extremely dangerous to underestimate how complicated tree work can be. There are many dangers, from falling tree limbs to faulty equipment to plain carelessness. It is best to leave tree…
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Beat the Summer Heat-and Reduce Energy Costs-with Shade Trees!

This summer, you may have heard friends or neighbors discussing the use of shade trees to reduce their energy costs. While shade trees are especially helpful in the summer, they also serve a purpose throughout the remainder of the year. The right tree in the right place can provide shade and conserve energy in the…
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What's Next?

Things are constantly changing in Northeast Ohio - weather, pests, and tree diseases all affect your landscape. Stay on top of what's going on so you can keep your trees and yard safe, healthy and beautiful.