Tall trees in the yard can be beautiful, but often they are pruned incorrectly in an attempt to control the tree height. The process of cutting the top of the tree flat, called topping, can be highly detrimental to a tree's health. 1. Wait Until Next Season Don't act too quickly after topping, as the tree needs time to begin recovery from the over-pruning stress. Allow at least one year of growth, as those new branches that will sprout up are the key to recovery.
Homeowner's Associations (HOAs) are common in many parts of the United States. While people often associate these organizations with condominiums, HOAs are also a feature of many typical suburban neighborhoods. Since these are community-run organizations, their bylaws and powers for enforcement can vary considerably. While HOAs often provide valuable services to their community, they can make certain tasks a little more complicated. If you need to remove a tree from your property, here are three important tips to avoid problems with your local HOA.
I have always been one of those people who isn't afraid to get their hands dirty, which is why I started trimming my own trees. However, after doing it by myself for a few years, I realized that my yard was starting to look a little DIY, which wasn't the look that I was going for. To make things right, I decided to invest in a professional tree service who could come out and fix up my yard. They were amazing to work with, and they even came with all of their own equipment. This blog is all about the benefits of professional tree care, versus doing things on your own.