Removing Stumps Doesn’t Have to Be A Grind


WHAT IS STUMP GRINDING & WHY DO I NEED IT?

Posted on: February 14, 2019

Stump grinding companies are a dime-a-dozen but many of them never actually talk about why their stump grinding services are important. As you know, any time you have a tree removed you are left with an unsightly stump of wood at the tree’s base that is rather ugly and can get in the way of other landscaping projects. These stumps are breeding grounds for termites, … Continue reading WHAT IS STUMP GRINDING & WHY DO I NEED IT? »



Do You Know How Uninsured Arborists Put Your Home at Risk?


Do You Know How Uninsured Arborists Put Your Home at Risk?

Posted on: August 23, 2018

As you start making plans to spruce up your yard and trees before the fall, you might be tempted to lean toward whatever direction offers the better deal when it comes to hiring an arborist. This can often mean considering one that isn’t insured. But when you use a cut-rate tree service, you’re only putting yourself at a higher risk of easily avoidable expenses because … Continue reading Do You Know How Uninsured Arborists Put Your Home at Risk? »



What Is an ISA Certified Arborist and Why Should You Care?


What Is an ISA Certified Arborist and Why Should You Care?

Posted on: August 16, 2018

There’s more to tree care than you’d think. If you’re looking into hiring someone to trim and care for your trees, many people assume you just hire a guy who knows how to cut off a tree limb and call it a day. There’s actually a whole side to professional tree care that a lot of people don’t know about. We call it the industry … Continue reading What Is an ISA Certified Arborist and Why Should You Care? »



Are You Doing This Common Tree Maintenance Mistake?


Are You Doing This Common Tree Maintenance Mistake?

Posted on: April 30, 2018

Not properly pruning or caring for your trees are mistakes that can potentially cause a lifetime of damage. Pruning encourages tree health by getting rid of dead branches and allowing for new healthy growth, but that doesn’t mean all trimming techniques work the same. But you can still easily over-prune or trim in the wrong season, therefore ruining your tree’s health and potentially putting yourself … Continue reading Are You Doing This Common Tree Maintenance Mistake? »



How to Know When to Call an Arborist


How to Know When to Call an Arborist

Posted on: April 17, 2018

No matter how good you are with that green thumb or how much you love taking pride in maintaining your yard on your own, sometimes it’s best to call in the experts. Different from a gardener or landscaper, an arborist is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual types of trees and are certified by the International Society of … Continue reading How to Know When to Call an Arborist »



Spring Is Coming: It's Pruning Season


Spring Is Coming: It’s Pruning Season

Posted on: March 27, 2018

Pruning your plants is essential to promoting positive growth and overall plant health. Removing dead branches cuts down on the risk of insect infestation, disease, and animal habitation. You want your trees and shrubs to look their best before they’re in bloom. That means pruning your plants just before spring when their leaves and flowers have faded, and they’re still in their dormant season. Pruning … Continue reading Spring Is Coming: It’s Pruning Season »



Why Do I Need to Remove that Tree Stump?


Why Do I Need to Remove that Tree Stump?

Posted on: March 22, 2018

So you’ve decided to give that old tree in your yard the classic heave-ho. Maybe it was too unsightly, becoming a safety hazard, or was dying and needed to be taken out of its misery. Whatever the reason, now you’re probably stuck with a large tree stump drawing too much focus in your yard. While you’re better off without the tree that you decided to … Continue reading Why Do I Need to Remove that Tree Stump? »



north carolina trees winter storm weather warning


North Carolina Trees That Are Vulnerable in Winter Weather

Posted on: January 24, 2018

Click Here to View Entire Graphic Many people move to North Carolina to enjoy the mild winters. However, there are still plenty of winter storms. This can lead to broken trees and downed power lines. It doesn’t take a large amount of winter precipitation to add weight to tree limbs and power lines and this can quickly create hazardous conditions for your home. Falling tree … Continue reading North Carolina Trees That Are Vulnerable in Winter Weather »



fallen pine tree on a power line with smoking limbs


Tips for Keeping Your Trees Off of Power Lines

Posted on: January 22, 2018

There’s nothing like a nice big tree in your yard. Of course, with those enormous trees come potential dangers. Chief among these are hazards to your home and power lines. Having a tree fall on your power line can do much worse than knock out your power. That’s why it’s important to deal with these problems early. You may wonder who to call to help … Continue reading Tips for Keeping Your Trees Off of Power Lines »



frozen pine tree with icicles on the branches


How to Prepare & Protect Your Trees from Ice & Snow This Winter

Posted on: December 12, 2017

As the weather turns colder this winter, trees naturally turn dormant to help avoid serious damage. We’re all used to seeing many of our local trees shed their leaves in the fall every year. That’s part of a process called “senescence”, which is the natural action trees take as days get shorter. Dormant trees in the winter may look inactive, but they do continue some … Continue reading How to Prepare & Protect Your Trees from Ice & Snow This Winter »