Winter is almost closing upon us to usher in a season of new growth – Spring! It is also a season of stormy winds here in Silver Lake, IN. You already know how the spring weather seems to encourage rapid fresh new growth. You may wake up, and suddenly there's a branch overhanging your house, your driveway, or worse, over your neighbor's backyard. This growth tends to sneak up, like, "did the tree grow overnight?" Perhaps it did, and in the worst-case scenario, if a storm occurs, that … [Read more...] about How to Prepare Your Trees for Spring
Having a weak or dying tree in your yard has a potential hazard lying in wait. You risk thousands of dollars of property damage and, worse, injury to your family. Even if your tree looks perfectly healthy, natural variables such as storms and heavy rainfalls can easily cause your tree to snap, leading to an accident. The good news is that dangerous trees can be easy to spot and take care of before they become disastrous. To help you identify a problematic tree, focus on these parts of … [Read more...] about Tree Care 101: How Do You Identify a Dangerous Tree?
Trees are trimmed for three main reasons: Safety – dead, broken, and overgrown tree branches are a serious safety hazard Aesthetics – trimming your trees leaves them looking neat and in great shape. Just don't overdo or try to impose an unnatural size or shape; you may end up damaging your tree. And health – sometimes the only way to save an unhealthy tree is by trimming off its affected branches. Tree trimming or tree removal is an art and a science at the same time. If you don't … [Read more...] about Tree Trimming Tips to Help Keep Your Trees in Excellent Shape