Lawn & Tree Care Tips

Valuable, In-Depth Information You Can Use

Here at Joshua Tree, we love sharing knowledge. Whether it's helping an existing client, someone considering using our services, or just a curious homeowner in the Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA area, we want you to have all the information you need.

We've created a number of useful resources to give you tips about how to care for your property. Feel free to download, print, and/or save these. 


Tip Sheets About Lawn Care


Smart Tips to Hire the Right Lawn Care Company

Picking the Best Pro to Make Your Neighbors Green with Envy

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Lawn care may seem simplistic, but there is a BIG difference in materials, programs, pricing, and even lawn care companies. It's important to make a great decision, or you may end up with wasted money, wasted time, or even a lawn that's in worse condition than when you started!

In this tip sheet you'll learn:

  • 3 main factors to compare lawn care companies
  • Important facts about the industry and secrets about growing a great lawn
  • Questions to ask prospective lawn care services to get a fair comparison


7 Steps to Transform Your Ugly Lawn

Expert Advice on Lawn Makeovers

7 tips to transform an ugly lawn in Allentown, Bethlehem or Easton, PAIs your lawn embarrassing? Full of dead spots, weeds, and a pale shade of yellow-green? Whether you want a golf course fairway quality lawn or you just want to be able to look your neighbors in the eye, we’ve got some expert tips to turn even the ugliest lawn into a spectacle of beauty.

In this tip sheet you'll learn:

  • How to get rid of weeds an other lawn-damaging insects
  • How to fill in thin or bare spots
  • The best order and timing for these lawn improvement tasks
  • and more!


5 Credible Threats That Can Destroy Your Lawn

Common Lawn-Destroying Issues & Their Remedies

Threats to beautiful grass and lawn care remedies.Lawns sure can be destroyed quickly! Things are starting to look green and beautiful, and then all of a sudden, it's ugly dead spots or weeds! However, if you know the common challenges your lawn faces and how to address them, you can keep your lawn looking its best.

In this tip sheet you'll learn:

  • How to protect your lawn from drought and disease
  • What to do when weeds invade your lawn
  • Options for improving your lawn's soil for optimum color and vigor


Tip Sheets About Tree Care


Are Your Trees & Shrubs in Imminent Danger?

Identifying tree and shrub insects, disease, and mites.7 Expert Tips for Protecting Your Landscaping Investment

Unknown to you, many landscape trees and shrubs on your property are under attack! These problems often go unnoticed until they are so far along, that irreversible damage is done to your plants. However, if you know the right clues to look for, you may be able to catch these issues before it's too late!

In this tip sheet you'll learn:

  • Common tree and shrub pests and diseases in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, PA
  • Tell-tale warning signs to search for on leaves, branches, and trunks
  • Remedies to stop the damage and protect your plants in the long run


3 Signs That Your Trees are Overdue for Pruning

Signs that you need tree pruning by a tree service in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PAHow to Make Great Choices for Safe & Healthy Trees

Although some cases may be pretty apparent, we know a lot of people in the Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, PA area have a degree of uncertainty about when, how, and whom should be pruning their trees.

In this tip sheet you'll learn:

  • How to identify the most common signs that trees need pruning 
  • How to save money in the long run with the right proactive measures
  • Questions to ask a potential tree pruning service


5 Red Flags When Considering a Tree Removal Service

Red flags when hiring a tree removal service in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PAMaking Sure Cheap Doesn't Cost You More

If you're ready to remove trees on your property, you may consider a few local contractors to complete the task for you. However, making a bad choice can not only lead to frustration, but even injury, death, or property damage.

In this tip sheet you'll learn:

  • How much insurance and which coverages your contractor should hold 
  • Criteria to distinguish between a poor, good, and great tree services
  • Questions to ask a potential tree removal service


Check back from time to time, as we will be adding new lawn care and tree care resources regularly!