To some, pruning and trimming may seem like interchangeable words; but both practices offer unique benefits for trees and shrubs. While pruning focuses more on the aspect of tree safety and health, tree trimming applies to shrubs or hedges for aesthetic and design purposes. Continue reading to learn how pruning differs from aesthetic tree trimming, and why it’s...
Posted: 10/14/2019 9:15:02 AM by Townsend Corporation

If you’ve just bought your first home, you’ve got a lot on your plate—you’re now responsible for taking care of every aspect of your home, inside and out. While your trees might be the last thing on your mind, they’re living things that shouldn’t be forgotten. We’ve gathered a few core tips every new homeowner should know about...
Posted: 9/30/2019 4:21:42 PM by Townsend Corporation

The trees in your yard can bring many benefits including, increasing your property value for years to come, so it’s important to treat them right! Between droughts, hot periods, and the dry weather that winter can bring, it’s important to practice smart tree care by staying on top of your tree’s water levels. It depends on which species of trees you...
Posted: 8/16/2019 3:06:57 PM by Townsend Corporation

There’s more than one way to cut a tree, but not every method is right. Inexperienced or untrustworthy tree care companies may suggest tree topping as a suitable option for managing tree growth. Learn what options you have, and why homeowners should avoid this method of tree care.What is Tree Topping?The term “tree topping” makes it sound like the top...
Posted: 7/9/2019 4:37:04 PM by Townsend Corporation

When hiring an arborist, it’s important to make a well-informed decision. That begins with knowing what exactly a certified arborist is. A certified arborist designation is a program offered through the International Society of Arboriculture and is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).  A certified arborist must be trained and...
Posted: 6/20/2019 3:34:21 PM by Townsend Corporation

We all need a little TLC sometimes, and the trees and plants in your landscape are no different. By ensuring your residential tree service is using the proper care techniques, you can ensure the plants on your yard grow healthy and strong no matter the season. Be sure to make sure the tree service you select follows these tips to keep your property, and the trees and...
Posted: 6/17/2019 9:22:33 AM by Townsend Corporation

Big storms bring with them wind, rain, and often times damage to your yard. After the storm hits, it’s crucial to act quickly and examine your yard for signs of damage because this can be the difference between life and death for many of the trees and plants that call your yard home. Use these tips to get your yard back into shape after a storm strikes.Clear Small...
Posted: 5/13/2019 3:07:48 PM by Townsend Corporation

A dead tree can become a homeowner’s nightmare when left unattended because of the hazards that go along with it. While it’s hard to say goodbye to an old friend, it’s best to act sooner rather than later to prevent costly expenses. Find out why you should consider tree removal for the dead foliage in your yard.Dead Trees Can Topple OverThe decay and...
Posted: 3/27/2019 10:49:12 AM by Townsend Corporation

Tree trimming is not usually top of mind for most homeowners, but having your trees regularly trimmed can really make a difference for a variety of reasons. There are countless benefits of calling an arborist for regular tree trimming, including keeping trees healthy, maintaining a safe property and creating an aesthetically pleasing yard. Keep reading to see how...
Posted: 2/26/2019 3:34:35 PM by Townsend Corporation

You had to get the tree in your yard cut down, but what about the stump left behind? Tree stumps are often an afterthought and get left behind long after the tree has been cut down. However, old tree stumps can create a myriad of issues for your yard and should be removed as soon as possible. Here are 6 reasons why you should get that stump in your yard removed.Tree...
Posted: 1/21/2019 4:23:50 PM by Townsend Corporation

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