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BENEFITS OF HAVING A TREE INVENTORY OF YOUR PROPERTY

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Why do you need to have a tree inventory of your property? Consider these benefits that will save you time and money in the long-term. 1. Reduced liability: Knowing the health and structural condition of the trees on a property helps to identify problem trees. Recommendations are included with the inventory that will help reduce owner liability and bring awareness …

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The Many Benefits of Composting

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As people who love trees, plants and the great outdoors we want to make sure we are doing everything we can to care for our planet AND give our plants the best! Do you want to reduce waste and improve your garden? Well, composting is an excellent way to recycle organic matter that can be used as a soil amendment …

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Enjoy the Outdoors: Tips for Mosquito Control

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It may seem like there is a simple solution to avoid having mosquitoes in your backyard: don’t have standing water anywhere in your yard or around your house. But let’s examine a more well-rounded and integrated approach to mosquito and pest control. Remove Mosquito Habitats This step is key to an integrated mosquito control strategy. You simply can’t have any …

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Spring Tree Planting Guide

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Although spring is a great time to plant trees, winter is the perfect time to start planning your spring tree plantings. An important place to start is deciding where you want to plant your trees and choosing the right species. This ensures that when spring arrives, you’ll be ready. If you fail to plan for the upcoming planting season, you …

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The Value in Hiring an Arborist

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Before you can hire an arborist, it is important to understand what one is. An arborist is a highly skilled tree surgeon. They specialize in pruning, tree removal, disease and pest control, and emergency storm damage and care. They have expertise in the needs of trees, which allows them to ensure the tree’s health and natural beauty. Why Hire an …

Accredited Tree Care in Virginia

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Growing Earth Tree Care is a full-service tree care company dedicated to providing the best in tree care at your home and your business. Our local tree care experts and certified arborists have provided the best in local tree care services since 1976. What’s the difference between our tree service company and others? At Growing Earth Tree Care, we are …

Tree Pruning

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Tree pruning is both an art and a science.  Since every tree is different, how a particular tree is pruned will depend upon the overall objectives, along with the knowledge or experience of the arborist doing the pruning.  A properly pruned tree will look natural.  It may be hard to discern that it has been pruned.  Whereas an improperly pruned …

Growing Earth Tree Care is Accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association

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136 Harvey Road – Suite 101 Tel: (603) 314-5380; 1-800 733-2622 Londonderry, NH 03053 Fax: (603) 314-5386 E-mail: tcia@treecareindustry.org Contact: Robert Rouse Web site: www.treecareindustry.org Email: rouse@treecareindustry.org For Immediate Release January 31, 2014 GROWING EARTH TREE CARE GAINS TREE CARE INDUSTRY ACCREDITATION Program helps consumers find high-quality tree care companies Growing Earth Tree Care, a commercial and residential tree care …

The Great Mulch Debate: Which is the Best to Use?

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Traditionally, it was common for gardeners to use Cypress mulch for their flower beds, as it was a by-product of the lumber industry. When the Cypress trees were being cut down for the sole purpose of mulch, however, more attention was focused on better alternatives. Additionally, Cypress mulch doesn’t break down well and develop nutrient-rich soil that trees and flowers …

Why Urban Trees are Under So Much Stress

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Urban tree stress is a term that refers to trees that are seeing shorter life spans due to living in urban environments where growing conditions are less than ideal. Trees that grow in natural settings normally don’t see this type of stress, which is why they often live longer lives and experience fuller growth than their urban counterparts. Urban tree …