Tree Topping: An Outdated, Dangerous, & Detrimental Tree Trimming Practice

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

If you’ve ever driven through your neighborhood and seen trees lopped in half, then you’ve witnessed tree topping. Maybe it’s something you’ve even had completed on your own property. Although before the 1990’s, this was an acceptable practice, understanding and knowledge of tree health has since come a long way.

Certified Arborists know that this is not only an outdated but also dangerous method as it can be detrimental to your tree’s health.

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Green Giant vs. Joshua Tree: 2 Lawn Care, Tree Care, & Pest Control Options for Lehigh Valley

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

If you’re looking for comprehensive property services like tree care, lawn care, and pest control, then you want a reliable company that can offer it all at your Lehigh Valley home.

The last thing that you want is to see your lawn decimated by lawn pests or disease, or see trees and shrubs decline due to poor health. These aspects of your yard are important not only to the appearance of your property but for your level of enjoyment of it, as well.

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What to Do if a Storm Damaged your Tree

Friday, May 01, 2020

Every year there are heart-wrenching stories across the country of people who were injured or killed by falling trees and branches. Most of the time these trees were weakened or damaged by storms. Though less devastating than injury or death, fallen trees and limbs can also damage (or even destroy) homes and property.

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Snow Bent & Ice Damaged Trees and Shrubs: Prevention Tips, Remedies & Essential Info

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

The Lehigh Valley averages around 30 inches of snow each season. Unfortunately, the heavy and wet snowfall that this region is notorious for can be quite damaging to the trees and shrubs on homeowners’ properties. 

Snow that is left sitting on shrubs can make them misshapen and unsightly. And heavy snow or ice on trees can cause limbs to break or also affect the overall aesthetic shape and appearance of the tree. 

It can be frustrating after a long winter for homeowners to see a messy landscape as a result of snow and ice covered trees and shrubs.

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Tree Inspection: How Often, How it's Done, Cost, & More Tips for Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Trees are such an important part of your property. They offer you shade, screening, and beauty. Plus, they often have sentimental value and they do essential work for the environment by absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. You may not know that trees can also make the air cleaner by trapping and holding dust particles! For that reason, each tree in your landscape contributes to improved air quality to the air you are breathing.

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Tree Trimming Tips from the Pros

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

While we are delighted that so many of our clients don’t trim their own trees (we might be out of business if everyone did) we also understand that DIY landscape maintenance is supremely satisfying. It gets you outdoors, allows you to form a relationship with your plants and trees and you get to see instantaneous results from all your hard work. Plus, anything you can do on your own – without the use of a professional - puts a little more money back in your pocket.

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5 Critical Tips to Prune Ornamental Trees (and Not Ruin Them)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

While trees can have many benefits, when it comes to ornamental trees, one of the biggest is aesthetics. In fact, an ornamental tree is defined as one that is grown specifically for decorative purposes. For this reason, they’re often installed in highly visible areas such as at front of a house for major curb appeal or near a pool or patio area to add to the overall look and enjoyment of the space.

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What is a Certified Arborist and Should You Use One at Your Home in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA

Friday, February 22, 2019

If you have trees on your property then you probably want them to look and perform their best for many years to come. Chances are, you understand that investing in your trees is an effort that will lead to significant return over that time.

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Pruning Shade Trees: The Who, What, Where, When, and How

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

If you have a shade tree on your property that you think may require some tree trimming (or pruning, more accurately), then you might be wondering how to get the process started. You may be worried it’s a chore that is bigger than you can handle—or may be unsafe for you to attempt. Even if it’s a smaller tree, you might be worried you’ll do the work incorrectly and ruin the tree.

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Tree Trimming or Pruning? What Should a Service in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA Be Doing?

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

If you feel as though your Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA home needs tree trimming, then you might be looking for a professional tree trimming service—one that will know exactly what they’re doing.

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