Top 10 Parks in the Triangle: The Best Public Parks in Raleigh, Cary, & Apex


Top 10 Parks in the Triangle: The Best Public Parks in Raleigh, Cary, & Apex

The Raleigh area is known for its abundance of public parks, nature preserves, and tree lovers. To help you find your favorite, we’ve put together this list of the Top 10 Parks in the Triangle. In addition to our own rankings, we’ve also included a handy key to help you find a park with the exact features you’re looking for. Have a four-legged friend that … Continue reading Top 10 Parks in the Triangle: The Best Public Parks in Raleigh, Cary, & Apex »



What To Look For/What You Can Do For Your Trees


Fall Maintenance Tips For Your Trees In Raleigh, NC

For over 40 years, Blackhawk Professional Tree Care & Removal has proudly served as one of the top fully-licensed arborists for Raleigh and the Research Triangle area, including Apex, Morrisville, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, and Holly Springs. From tree pruning & stump grinding to emergency tree removal, our capable team can do it all. Here at Blackhawk, it’s no secret that we’re tree lovers, which is why … Continue reading Fall Maintenance Tips For Your Trees In Raleigh, NC »



city of raleigh skyline behind a park full of fall colored trees and a pond


Know Your Common North Carolina Trees

You can probably recognize the logos for your favorite brands with just a quick glance. While most people can easily identify popular apps like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with no problem at all, the majority of homeowners can’t even identify most of the trees in their own backyards. Blackhawk Tree Services is here to help. We’ve put together some details to help you learn about … Continue reading Know Your Common North Carolina Trees »





Dead Tree Removal in Raleigh, NC

Dead or diseased trees are not only unattractive but also pose a serious risk to your property and safety should they fall. If you’re worried that a tree on your property may be dying or already dead, then the professional arborists at Blackhawk are here to help. We can conduct a health and risk assessment of any tree in question. If the situation calls for … Continue reading Dead Tree Removal in Raleigh, NC »



Rust Diseases


The Hidden Terror: Common Tree Pests & Diseases in North Carolina

Do you know what to look for when it comes to recognizing pests and disease in your trees? From nasty fungal growths to voracious wood-eating insects, it can be challenging to identify common tree pests and diseases. It’s important to make sure that any trees or shrubbery that pose a threat to the other vegetation on your property be removed before the infestation or illness … Continue reading The Hidden Terror: Common Tree Pests & Diseases in North Carolina »



3 Tips for Tree Pruning Like a Professional


3 Tips for Tree Pruning Like a Professional

Failing to take care of your trees properly can lead to increased risk of insect infestation, disease, animal habitation, and possible damages to your property should it lose any dead limbs or branches. Below are three easy tips you should keep in mind when you’re considering tree trimming around your yard. 1) Know When To Prune Trees A big part of tree pruning is knowing … Continue reading 3 Tips for Tree Pruning Like a Professional »





Crane-Assisted Tree Removal

Crane-assisted tree removal is performed when a tree can’t be felled typically or sectioned off and removed manually. This service is useful for our commercial customers who find themselves in hard-to-access locations, like office parks and buildings that are close together on a corporate campus or in difficult-to-access backyards. Crane removal is also a good option for any trees whose size makes them impossible to … Continue reading Crane-Assisted Tree Removal »



Removing Large Trees


Removing Large Trees By Yourself

When it comes to trees, many people think that they can handle them at home via self tree removal. Unless you’re a licensed arborist with plenty of experience in the field, then we highly suggest you leave any large tree removals to the professionals who handle them daily. Going about conducting removing a large tree by yourself is not just dangerous, but can end up … Continue reading Removing Large Trees By Yourself »



Worker with Chainsaw Cutting Down a Tree


The Blackhawk Tree Removal Process

When you’re thinking about hiring a tree removal service but have no idea where to turn, the professionals at Blackhawk Professional Tree Care & Removal are here to help. Every tree removal is handled in the safest and most cost-effective way possible so that our customers can rest assured they’re getting the best tree service in the area. HOW TO REMOVE A TREE THE BLACKHAWK … Continue reading The Blackhawk Tree Removal Process »



Removing Stumps Doesn’t Have to Be A Grind


What Is Stump Grinding & Why Do I Need It?

Most people want to remove any tree stumps in their yard because they’re unsightly and in the way, but there are also a few practical safety reasons for hiring a stump grinding company. Many stump grinding companies 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 a stump of … Continue reading What Is Stump Grinding & Why Do I Need It? »