Mature Tree Care
Tree care is an investment that increases your properties value as your trees mature. For this reason it is wise to follow a preventative maintenance program or hire a company like ours to take care of the trees on your property on a regular basis. Proper tree care that identifies and corrects problems long before they result in serious damage or failure pays big dividends. Listed below are some of the important tree care action steps that should be implemented to insure the health and longevity of trees on your property. Our done for you maintenance service would include all of these.
Tree inspections preferably on a yearly basis can identify the four major indicators of a tree's strength and vigor.
1. leaf or bud formation,
2. leaf size,
3. twig growth,
4. absence of crown dieback (gradual demise at the top of the tree).
Other abnormalities to look for include:
The above symptoms should be monitored closely. As ISA certified aborists we can offer professional advice on treatment options.
Mulching can be very effective protocol to reduce environmental stress. Mulch serves to impede competition from weeds. If doing it yourself do some research on the best forms of plant matter to use and how to apply them for best results.
Tree Soil Management
Trees require good nutrition to flourish. The proper fertilizer can make all the difference in the health of a tree. Besides nutrients trees need good drainage and air space too. As to nutrients an arborist can have your soil tested and make recommendations as to treatment based on the results.
Pruning done for the right reasons can yield many benefits. If you're not sure why and how it's best you leave the job of pruning to the trained professionals. Specialized tools, knowhow and experience are required to do pruning properly. Depending on the size of the tree it can also be dangerous with the potential risk of personal injury.
Tree removal is always a last resort, but there are situations that leave no alternative.
Some reasons for tree removal are:
This is definitely a job for a professionally trained arborist. We can help you decide on a course of action and if removal is the only alternative we have the skills and equipment to safely remove the tree from your property.