When Disease Comes Calling: How Healthy Trees Get Sick

Arborists have long attempted to portray how trees live as a reflection of how humans live. Trees, like humans, need sustenance, care and a healthy diet or else they can become sick from an onslaught of potentially life threatening bacterial and viral diseases that can be airborne or vectored (wind, birds, insects and tools). People […]

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Cheaper Isn’t Always Better

Define a Professional Almost every professional in their industry can talk at great lengths about the issues they see on a daily basis. The ethical issues that give the profession a bad name. The companies that claim to be the cheapest. The unprofessional work that is sold as ‘quality service at a reduced cost’. The […]

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10 Questions To Ask A Prospective Contractor

As a consumer, it is your right and responsibility to ask a contractor you might hire a few qualifying questions. The answers to these questions will determine whether or not you want him on your property, working for you. We at Tip Top Arborists welcome these questions because we now know that the potential client […]

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20 Myths About Trees and Tree Care

Physiology / Biology 1. Tree roots systems extend deep below the ground. The large supporting root system near the base of the tree tapers rapidly into smaller roots, with the vast majority of all roots being concentrated in the upper few inches of soil. While a few roots may extend as deep as several feet, […]

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