Keeping Good Care of Your Trees

How To Deal With Spider Mite Infestation In Your Fir and Spruce Trees

Spruce and fir trees can provide a wonderful backdrop to your property. Their foliage offers an evergreen display all year round and their fallen cones can be used for decorative purposes or for fire kindling once the local wildlife has harvested the nutritious seeds inside. Unfortunately, a great many varieties of spruce and fir trees can be vulnerable to attack by the spider mite pest. So, how do you spot spider mites and what action can you take to get rid of them? Read More 

Winter Trees - Alive or Dead?

Trees in your garden can provide year round interest and provide a welcome habitat for birds and wildlife as well as flowers in the spring time and fruit in the summer. However, many species of trees can appear to be dead during the winter months, leading to accidental removal of an actually healthy tree. You should have dead or diseased trees professionally removed to avoid the risk of one falling and causing damage to property, but how do you tell which ones are healthy and which need to go? Read More 

Going Tree-Total: A Short Guide to Trees and How they Can Damage Your Home

Trees can provide a property with a range of benefits, like shade and clean air, and can even help you to lower your energy bill when placed strategically around your home. They also serve as natural ornaments that can add value to a home. However, trees can also be a hazard, and can cause considerable damage in some situations, each of which shall be discussed here. If you are currently thinking about purchasing a property that has trees on it, or are thinking about planting some trees around your home, make sure you consider the following before making a decision. Read More 

Quick Guide To Pruning Yew Trees

Yew trees can provide evergreen colour in your garden all year round, producing a crop of bright red berries to brighten up the dark during the winter months. Although yew trees have similar leaves to conifers, they respond much better to being trimmed and pruned. Your local tree service company could tidy up your yews as part of their annual maintenance visit, or you could do the job yourself by following the guidelines below. Read More 

Tree Care Tips: How to Identify and Remedy Soil Compaction Around Your Trees

When it comes to maintaining trees in your home, regular watering, trimming, and inspecting them is critical in preserving their appearance all year round. However, there are times when trees may show signs of poor growth and retardation even after following the proper maintenance routine. In most of these cases, the main problem could be soil compaction around the trees. Soil compaction occurs as one walks or uses heavy equipment such as mowers around the tree. Read More