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Category: tree care

Tree Trimming: When is the Best Time?

While tree trimming is important for the look and health of your trees, knowing when to trim is important too. Both shrubs and trees require regular trimming to maintain their looks and health. In addition, practicing regular tree trimming can help prevent problems during inclement weather. During a storm, weak or damaged limbs can break off… Read more »

Anti-desiccants to Protect Your Trees and Shrubs

We started 2018 with a polar vortex and it seems like these frigid temperatures are here to stay until spring. With so many days below freezing your plants health might be at risk. The main cause of winter damage to trees and shrubs is their drying out. When the ground freezes plant roots are unable… Read more »

Tree Killers

Trees are known for their strength, durability, and their ability to stand against the elements, so much so that often times a tree is a symbol for strength itself. Unfortunately, trees are not exactly indestructible; the tiniest of bugs or even mold spores can take down the mightiest of trees. Here are some of the… Read more »

Preventing Storm Damage Before A Storm

This year it is expected to be a pretty quiet hurricane season, but that doesn’t mean one shouldn’t be prepared. Tree damage is a huge concern with storms and although severe storms will always result in some uprooted and broken trees, thankfully some preventative steps can lessen the impact. Knowing how trees fall victim to… Read more »

What’s with All of These Moths?

Around this time of year, you may notice an abundance of moths when you’re out and about. You’ll see them stuck on windows and walls everywhere you go, and can’t seem to escape the seemingly endless swarms of them if you’re walking near trees. So what’s going on with all of the moths? The answer… Read more »

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring is around the corner! It’s  time to break out the trowels and those gardening gloves. Here is your spring gardening  check list: • Prune away winter-killed branches to make room for new growth. Cut back spent perennials and pull up old annuals if you didn’t get around to it last fall. Then look around. March is… Read more »

Prevent Tree Trimming Emergency This Winter

Winter storms routinely dump ice and snow on trees and branches. Falling branches and trees can destroy cars, homes and knock out power systems. If a particularly bad storm hits, there can be a long wait for licensed tree service companies to take care of the damage. Many Long Island tree service professionals agree that… Read more »