To keep your trees living their best life, it’s important to get them regularly maintained. Rather than waiting until you see a problem, make tree pruning and trimming  a regular routine. This raises the question, when is the right time of year for tree pruning and trimming? In general, it’s late fall to early spring. But there’s a lot to consider...
Posted: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 PM by Townsend Corporation

Trees can add visual excitement to your property. But sometimes, especially with older homes, you need to remove them. You may remove trees because you want to change your view or rearrange your landscaping. There are also cases that you need to remove a tree because it threatens your house or safety. It isn’t always clear whether a tree needs to be removed...
Posted: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 PM by Townsend Corporation

Caring for your yard and landscaping probably falls off your to-do list somewhere between Halloween and the end of Daylight Saving Time. Unfortunately, many homeowners fail to realize the importance of winter tree care. Healthy trees benefit your property value and curb appeal, and they increase in value over time. Winter is actually an ideal time to give your trees...
Posted: 12/30/2019 12:00:00 PM by Townsend Corporation

Tree stumps are the enemy of home owners everywhere. Not only are they an eyesore on your otherwise beautiful landscaping, they cause trouble for mowers and present a tripping hazard. There’s a lot of information out there about DIY stump removal methods, but without the proper equipment or expertise they can lead to frustration at best and, at worst, cause bodily...
Posted: 11/20/2019 4:50:27 PM by Townsend Corporation

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

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