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

Taking care of the trees in your yard is all part of being a responsible homeowner. Avoiding the “do-it-yourself” mentality when it comes to tree care is beneficial, as it prevents you from injuring trees – and more importantly, yourself. If you are dealing with any of these six factors, it’s probably time to call a trusted tree care service to...
Posted: 12/19/2018 1:40:36 PM by Townsend Corporation

Looking for a tree service company, but not sure how to pick one? Choosing a quality tree service company to take care of your vegetation management is paramount to help ensure the safety of your trees. Here are 7 factors to consider when making the decision: Check Their Credentials Is the company you’re looking to employ TCIA accredited? TCIA (Tree Care...
Posted: 11/20/2018 1:42:35 PM by Townsend Corporation