Reduce Energy Costs with Strategically Placed Shade Trees

Planting trees to provide shade for your house in Maryland can lead to significant energy savings and increased comfort. However, before you start digging, it’s important to ask and answer several key questions to ensure you choose the right trees and planting locations. Here are the essential considerations, along with recommendations for tree species that […]

Invasive Species Attacking Your Tree? Here are the Naughty Nine to Watch Out For. 

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Spring is the season for invasive pests to begin their reproductive cycles. You will begin to see their presence and impacts through the summer and into the fall.  Some very destructive species have entered our ecosystem in recent years causing severe damage to Maryland native and non-native trees, some of which you should monitor.   History […]

Safety Is Paramount for Manor Tree Service

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At Manor Tree Service, we understand that choosing a tree service provider involves placing a significant level of trust in the company you select. We want to take this opportunity to assure you that safety and quality are our top priorities in every aspect of our service.  Safety is Paramount: Ensuring the safety of our […]

Spring Showers Bring Flooded Trees

Spring is here, bringing lots of rain. Sometimes, all that rain can cause flooding, especially in places near development and existing water features.  But have you ever thought about how flooding affects trees? And what can you do to help a tree that’s been soaked in water?  Let’s break it down in simple terms.  When […]

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 […]