Joy Taylor

  • Steps To Take After You've Had A Tree Removed From Your Yard

    It's a sad day when you have a tree in your yard that is diseased or damaged to the point that it needs to be removed. Instead of risking your safety and the safety of your house by trying to cut the tree down yourself, you should entrust this important job to your local tree service. Professional tree services not only excel in removing trees, but also in helping you take the necessary steps after your tree is gone.
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  • 3 Reasons A Tree Should Be Removed Before You List Your House For Sale

    Trees are usually added to a property because they should add value, and perhaps for you and your family, the trees you have on your property truly do. However, if you are getting ready to put your home up for sale in the real estate market, it is best to take a step back and reconsider those trees that you have on your property and whether or not they should be removed.
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  • 2 Mistakes To Avoid When Trying To Time The Pruning Of Your Flowering Trees

    If your flowering trees have started to grow unruly, you may decide that you should prune them back to give them a more even, uniform appearance. However, when trying to find the right time to perform this task, keep in mind the following two mistakes you should avoid when pruning your flowering trees. Cutting Any Branches with Buds or Flowers on Them While looking at your trees when they have buds growing on the branches or flowers already blooming, you may be tempted to find any branches that do not appear to be producing and cut them off.
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  • Tips to Get Your Trees and Flower Beds Ready for Spring

    Even though it is hot outside right now, you can plan landscaping tasks that you need to do when spring rolls back around. Two things you need to do is take care of your trees and get your flower beds ready for planting. Below is some more information about this so you will know what to do. Trim Trees The best time to trim trees is in the early spring before the trees start budding.
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  • Trees Looking A Little Under The Weather? 4 Reasons You Need To Have Them Pruned

    If you've got trees that haven't been pruned in a while, you should take care of that now. You might not realize this, but your trees need to be pruned once in a while. Not only will pruning protect your trees, it will also help protect your property. Here are just four of the reasons you need to engage in tree trimming on a regular basis. Keep Your Tree Healthy
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  • Planting a Tree in Your Starter Home? 3 Ways to Reap the Benefits

    Living in a starter home means knowing that the place will not be the one you live in forever. This knowledge should change how you go about maintaining and upgrading the home. If you want to plant a tree, you may want to take a different approach compared to if you were living in your forever home. While the future homeowners may gain the most when the tree that you plant is fully grown, you should hire a tree care company to make sure you are able to benefit from the tree while you live there.
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  • 5 Reasons To Get Rid Of That Stump In Your Yard

    Whether you've just purchased a property with a stump in the yard or have recently had a tree removed and are left with the stump, you may be wondering if you should have the stump removed. There are no good reasons for leaving a stump in a yard and garden area and plenty of reasons to remove them. Following are five of them.  Stumps Are Unattractive  Some people try to dress up stumps by placing a planter on top of them and filling them with flowers and plants.
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  • When & How To Prune Trees In The Summer

    Summer is generally not the best time of year to trim trees. With most trees, it is best to trim them when they are dormant in the spring or fall. However, there are some situations in which it makes sense to prune your trees during the summer time.   When To Prune Your Trees In The Summer In generally, if you want to sculpt or control the size of a tree, it is best to do so when it is dormant.
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  • How To Prepare For A Stump Removal Project

    Ideally, you shouldn't just wake up one day and start removing that stump in your yard. You need to plan for it to minimize the risk of injury and associated costs. Here are some of the preparatory measures you should adopt: Clear the Area Around the Stump The area around the base of the stump should be free from large debris such as rock, discarded tools or other hard objects that may interfere with the operation.
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  • Keeping Bugs Off Fruit Trees Without Pesticides

    Using pesticides is one of the best ways of getting rid of bothersome pests on your fruit trees. However, it isn't the best way; pesticides cause different health effects and harm the environment. Luckily, the following tips will help you keep the pests at bay without using pesticides: Prune the Trees Some pests don't fly but they reach your fruit trees via the limbs or branches that touch the ground. For example, ants may attack a fence and get to the fruit tree if some of its branches are touching the fence.
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