During the summer, you should be focused on vacations, picnics and outdoor fun. While you’re doing so, make sure this one items is taken care of – that dead tree standing near your home (or garage / driveway / fence).
Lightning and trees, they don’t mix. In the big thunderstorm in the end of May, a local church in Jarrettsville, MD got a big surprise. Lightning had struck a tree immediately adjacent to an aluminum storage building. Now they’ve got
When it comes to tree maintenance and care around your home, there are many things that you can do yourself. Depending on your skill and resources, light pruning, shaping and even removing small trees may not require the services of
Basketball coaches always put in their star players to start a basketball game. Being a starter is a coveted position all the bench players aspire toward. I like to think of the cherry blossoms as one of the starters of
Spring, Summer, Winter, Fall. Of all four seasons, Spring triggers the biggest burst of life and growth for trees. Trees exert a huge measure of energy in the Spring as they undergo a massive metabolic growth spurt. It starts with
Young trees are especially prone to freezing over the course of winter. They have not yet built up a hardy layer of bark or deep root system. How can you care for young trees and protect them from freezing in
There’s one thing that can make a tree suddenly become a very dangerous threat to your home, car or property – a big ice storm. Avoid tree damage from ice – here’s how. Ice storms happen every winter in Maryland.
Winter Is a Great Time for an Assessment One of the best times to conduct an assessment on your property is when the leaves are off the trees. Why? You can quickly and easily identify which trees are dead or
It’s nice living in a wooded area and having tall, mature trees growing in your yard and around your house. When you look out the window, you can enjoy the up-close views of spring blooms and the changing leaf colors
Those of us who live in Maryland have heard the Department of Natural Resource’s warnings about the Emerald Ash Borer beetles. They have spread all throughout Maryland and wreak havoc on our ash trees. Not only have they devastated Maryland’s