Tips for Mulching and Planting Trees in Spring

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As spring approaches and the gardening season kicks into gear, it’s the perfect time to talk about one of the most beneficial practices for maintaining healthy trees – mulching! At Manor Tree Service, we’re passionate about helping you care for your trees, and we want to share some mulching tips to ensure your trees aare […]

Trees That Feed Overwintering Birds

Instead of flying south, many species of birds overwinter in Maryland and survive by foraging and or harvesting caches of seeds and nuts they’ve hidden in your yard.  How do these little birds manage to subsist in these cold, dark months? In Maryland, a variety of native trees play crucial roles in supporting overwintering birds […]

How to Safeguard Your Trees and Yard from the Damaging Effects of Windstorms

The greater Glen Arm area is defined by the charm of rural residential properties, ensuring the stability of trees during windstorms is paramount. We understand the importance of maintaining the beauty of your landscape while prioritizing safety. Strategically selecting species and placement of trees promote stability, providing valuable insights for homeowners seeking to safeguard their […]

Pro Tips to Extend the Life of Your Fir or Pine Christmas Tree

The enchantment of a real fir or pine Christmas tree lies not only in its vibrant green branches but also in its fresh, fragrant scent that fills your home with holiday cheer. To ensure that your Christmas tree remains a festive focal point throughout the season, it’s crucial to go beyond the basics of water […]

How to Choose a Healthy Christmas Tree for a Joyful Holiday Season

The holiday season is just around the corner, and for many, that means it’s time to deck the halls with a beautiful Christmas tree. However, selecting the perfect tree can be a bit more challenging than it seems. To ensure your holiday centerpiece stays vibrant and healthy throughout the season, it’s essential to choose the […]

Which trees shed the most leaves in the fall?

As the brisk winds of autumn begin to sweep away the warmth of summer, our world transforms into a tapestry of vibrant colors. One of the most iconic features of fall is undoubtedly the falling leaves. But have you ever wondered which trees shed the most leaves and why they do so? Join us on […]

Take the Opportunity to Plant a New Tree in September

September is a magical month in northern Maryland when nature begins its transition from the vibrant greens of summer to the warm, fiery hues of fall. It’s also the ideal time to plant trees. Our climate in September offers unique advantages for tree planting, and choosing the right tree species can ensure your efforts thrive. […]

To Cut or Not to Cut?

Baltimore and Harford County have been hit pretty hard the last few weeks with intense storms, including winds in the 70mph range damaging trees, powerlines, homes and structures all over. A lot of you lost trees or sustained tree damage in these storms. So the question is, what do you do with a storm-damaged tree?  […]

Will This Tree Hold Up in a Storm? What to look for 

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Summer weather means pop-up thunderstorms that move quickly, producing high winds, rain, hail, and even tornado warnings. In advance of this type of weather, it’s important to determine if there are any high-risk trees in proximity of your home or valuables that could be damaged if the tree splits or a limb breaks.   Assessing whether […]

Star Magnolia: The Early Blooming Landscape Tree

In these early days of spring, you may not see many things blooming in your yard, except for daffodils and crocuses. Some of the early blooming trees include the wild plum, Taiwan cherry, eastern redbud, and star magnolia. These specimens play an important role in the ecosystem by supplying nourishment to early spring pollinators, like […]