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Removing A Tree Stump With Epsom Salt

Epsom salt is commonly used by athletes or anyone looking to relieve muscle pains as well as stress. When added to bath water, it can be very therapeutic for sore muscles. But did you know that Epsom salt can also be used when it comes to getting rid of a tree stump? Read on to find out how you can remove an unwanted stump from your yard with little effort and cost using this common household item. Read More 

Signs You Need To Have A Tree Stump Removed

After you have a tree cut down, you may be left with a stump. What should you do with it? Well, some people turn them into yard d├ęcor; others ignore them completely. But there are also times when you should definitely have a stump removed. You Removed The Tree Because It Was Diseased Sometimes, people remove trees because their roots are causing problems or because they just want to change the aesthetics of their landscaping. Read More 

How Winter Endangers Your Trees Health

The winter is probably one of the worst seasons for trees. The unique challenges they face at this time means that the plants require a little extra care during the cold season. Here are some of the common threats to your trees' health in the winter: Cracks Due to Temperature Fluctuations Extreme temperature fluctuations are not good for tree barks. The bark expands when temperatures rise at night and contracts when temperatures fall during the day. Read More 

Top Reasons To Hire Professionals To Remove A Tree From Your Yard

If you have a tree or two that needs to be removed from your yard, it may be best to hire a professional tree removal company to do it for you. To help understand why, you will want to check out the following reasons. They Carry Their Own Insurance Accidents can happen to anyone, even the professionals. While it might be less likely that they will experience such issues, it is important to remember that they are fully insured to covered the expense should something happen. Read More 

Special Considerations For Trimming Maple, Birch, Oak, And Flowering Trees

Generally speaking, the best time to trim trees is in early spring before they start their new growth for the year. This allows them to heal during a time of heavy growth. Pruning and trimming after this growth takes place means that the energy expended on the trimmed areas was wasted. However, it's possible to trim most trees at any time of year if necessary for health or safety. It may take a tree longer to heal if it is trimmed in late spring or summer, but unless the tree is already weak and unhealthy, it will recover in time. Read More