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The Best Way to Mulch Your Trees

In Arborist Info Ashburn, Arborists, Disease, Featured, Pests, Root Soil and Water, Tree Care, Tree Care Maintenance Ashburn, Tree Health Info, Tree Health Wellness Ashburn, Uncategorized by growingearthLeave a Comment

Mulch is great for your trees. It helps to retain moisture in the soil and regulates soil temperature, keeping roots at the proper temperature throughout the year. Mulch also reduces damage to roots and trunks from lawn mowers and weed whackers. These devices often cut through the bark into the tree’s vascular system, disrupting the flow of water and nutrients. …

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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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Winter Tree Stress

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Winter can be hard on trees. Heavy snow and ice, along with winter winds can split branches or even uproot entire trees. Although not everything can be prevented, there are steps that can be taken in order to reduce the potential damage. When one branch breaks, it can often lead to other healthy branches below it being injured as it …

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Planting a Christmas Tree

In Arborists, General Information, Tree Care, Tree Health Info, Tree Planting by growingearth1 Comment

Do you want to remember this Christmas for many years to come? Would you like to help the environment at the same time? Then consider planting your Christmas tree after the holidays. We’ve pulled together some advice on how to do it the right way. Start by choosing the right tree species; examples are Norway spruce, white pine, blue spruce, …

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Tree Root Issues and How to Address Them

In Arborists, General Information, Tree Care, Tree Care Maintenance Ashburn, Tree Planting, Treeplanting by growingearthLeave a Comment

Tree roots can be a major headache for homeowners, and sometimes by the time the roots are visible, it can be too late to fix the situation. It makes sense, if you think about how strong tree roots are — they have to be capable of supporting a large tree which means they can span over a wide area. If …

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Tree Safety During Storm Clean Up

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When a powerful storm comes to town we are quickly reminded just how unpredictable Mother Nature can be. A major storm can involve thunder, lightning and strong winds, but it’s the aftermath of the storm that is most feared. Will street and tunnels be flooded? Will trees fall onto homes and cars? Will strong winds knock down power lines? When …

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MID-ATLANTIC REGION TREE CARE GUIDE

In Arborists, General Information, Tree Care, Tree Care Maintenance Ashburn, Tree Planting, Treeplanting by growingearthLeave a Comment

Whether you’re a new homeowner or just looking to improve your property values, landscaping with new saplings or seedlings can be incredibly gratifying. But it’s also important to get it right the first time. So here are our suggestions for successfully adding new trees to your outdoor space: Be Ready to Commit Taking care of a tree means you’re in …

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Get the Facts on Winter Tree Care

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If the trees in your yard have been established for a few years, you may think that they don’t need any special winter tree care. After all, you don’t see anyone giving trees in the forest any special treatment during the winter, and they survive just fine, right? Well, believe it or not, the trees in the forest and the …

Making the Most of Your Outdoor Holiday Lights

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At Growing Earth Tree Care, we have your homestead’s needs in mind. With the season’s change comes holidays. And with holidays come traditions. One of our favorite traditions is seeing Christmas lights adorning the homes of our local communities including Vienna, Springfield, Reston, McLean, Great Falls, Fairfax, Falls Church, Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, and more. We are proud to be Northern …

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Fall Tree Care Tips From Growing Earth Tree Care

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Today’s post is dedicated to discussing autumnal tree care tips. As a tree care provider to residential and commercial clients throughout Northern Virginia (and beyond) for over 40 years, we want to set our clients and prospective customers up for success in any way we can. If you are looking for information about where and how to plant trees, how …