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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.

Taking Care of Your Trees

Though taking care of trees located in a natural, undisturbed forest may not require any work, maintaining the trees in your Geauga County yard may require some effort to maintain their health. While trees in a virgin forest have the benefit of naturally decomposing materials, adequate groundcover, and nutrients delivered deep into the soil, the…

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Independent Tree’s Wide Range of Services

At Independent Tree, we do far more than simply trim trees for our Geauga County clients. In fact, our company offers a wide variety of tree services that can help you to maintain your yard, prevent damage to your home and keep your stand of trees healthy for as long as you live there. What…

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The Steps to Successful Tree Planting

Adding new trees to your yard can be an excellent idea. Providing more shade and adding dimension to your landscaping, new trees can be an asset to your home’s curb appeal. Though it may seem like an easy process, planting a balled and burlapped tree to give it a good start can require quite a…

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Emerald Ash Borer

  Originally from Asia, emerald ash borer (EAB for short) was said to have arrived in the United States on solid wood packing material carried in cargo ships or airplanes in 2002.   Since then this invasive little pest has destroyed tens of millions of ash trees in the north eastern U.S. and Canada.  Luckily this…

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THE TIME IS NOW TO PRUNE AND PLANT!

Dormant trees are prime for pruning and planting… and that time is NOW – after leaf drop and before bud break.

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URBAN FORESTS PROVIDE BENEFITS TO THEIR COMMUNITIES

Urban forest ecosystems — including the trees and other natural resources within an urban area — provide key economic and ecologic benefits to their communities.

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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.