How Does Drought Affect Trees?

What Is “Drought” Before we start, we need to understand the definition of ‘drought’. Drought can be defined as a prolonged and exceptional deficit between water supply and demand. In other words, long term conditions of high demand and low supply equals drought. Many of us in the Southwest have experienced first hand the effects […]

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Are There Dangers In Cutting Tree Roots?

“Honey, I am so tired of looking at those roots in our front yard! I’m going to have the neighbor’s gardener, Joe Schmo’s Tree, Landscape, Automotive Repair and Concrete Service come over and cut them all out, okay?” Whoa there, Nellie!! There are many reasons why one sees roots in their lawn, and it isn’t […]

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Can I Trim My Neighbor’s Overhanging Tree Branches?

“My neighbor’s tree has branches crossing over my fence. Can you cut them back to their side? And while you’re at it, can you cut all the roots that are in my lawn?” If I had a dime for every time someone asked me that question, I’d be the better looking version of Bill Gates. […]

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Why Should An Arborist Trim My Trees?

Now that spring is around the corner, and temperatures are on the rise, trees are coming out of their slumber and treating our senses with leaves and flowers of magnificent color and smell. It is also the time most people say, in their best Thurston Howell the III voice, “My dear, I think we need […]

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What Are Hidden Underground Hazards?

For many people, the idea of planting or removing a tree is a simple concept – dig a hole to plant, or dig up the stump and yank. Yet there is so much more under the ground than many realize. When you turn on that light switch, light the top burner on your stove or […]

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