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5 Reasons We Don’t Top Trees

In Arborist Info Ashburn, OMA Tree Problems, OMA Tree Pruning, Pests, Tree Care by growingearthLeave a Comment

To control canopy growth and stop roots from causing havoc in their yards, homeowners have been topping their trees. Some people are under the false impression that topping trees makes them safer. In reality, topping creates structural problems that will weaken a tree over time. Here are 5 reasons why Growing Earth Tree Care will not top your trees. Stops …

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Are Your Trees at Risk During Storms?

In Arborists, Blog, Emergency Storm Damage, Tree Care, Tree Care Maintenance Ashburn, Uncategorized by growingearthLeave a Comment

Predicting which Trees are at Risk During Storms During a hurricane or tropical storm, how likely will your trees become damaged? It’s not always easy to predict which trees will fall victim to a storm, but there are factors that can increase the risk. Take a close look at your trees to see how many of the following risk factors …

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When to Fertilize Your Trees

In Arborists, Root Soil and Water, Tree Care, Uncategorized by growingearthLeave a Comment

When Trees Need Fertilizer Are your trees looking a little peaked? They may be lacking nutrients and need fertilizer. Urban soils are often lack the nutrients that are found naturally in the forest, and trees have a harder time absorbing what is there. There are several factors that can lead to this condition: Competition from grass Elimination of natural sources …

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Urban Tree Stress

In Pests, Root Soil and Water, Tree Care, Tree Care Maintenance Ashburn, Uncategorized by growingearthLeave a Comment

Why do urban trees live shorter lives than trees growing in natural settings? Because of urban tree stress. As the name implies, urban tree stress affects trees growing in urban environments where conditions are not necessarily favorable to natural tree growth. Identifying Urban Tree Stress Urban tree stress can be diagnosed by recognizing a number of different symptoms. It is …

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How to Care for Trees at any Life Stage

In Root Soil and Water, Species, Tree Care, Tree Care Maintenance Ashburn, Tree Health Info, Tree Health Wellness Ashburn, Tree Planting, Uncategorized by growingearth2 Comments

The Lifecycle of Trees Trees have various stages of life, just like humans. Each stage has its own requirements to fit the tree’s needs at that point in the life cycle. Knowing how to care for your trees depends on the stage of the tree’s life. Caring for Seedlings A newborn or seedling typically starts out life as a seed …

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Growing Earth Open During COVID-19

In Arborist Info Ashburn, Arborists, General Information, Tree Care, Tree Care Maintenance Ashburn by growingearthLeave a Comment

Growing Earth Tree Care remains open for business during the COVID-19 outbreak. Due to COVID-19, we have changed some of the ways we operate for the safety of both our clients and our employees.  To maintain social distancing, our employees have been instructed to call you when we arrive on site to avoid knocking on your door. Our crews are …

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Reduce Your Liability with Healthy Trees

In Arborist Info Ashburn, Arborists, Blog, Disease, Emergency Storm Damage, Homeowner Associations, Pests, Tree Care, Tree Care Maintenance Ashburn, Tree Health Wellness Ashburn by growingearthLeave a Comment

      Without tree care, your trees could cause liability issues for you and your neighbors. Whether you are an individual property owner or you manage a homeowners’ association, trees provide many benefits and add value to the landscape. However, they can also present some serious problems if they’re not cared for properly. It’s important to reduce your liability …

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Get a Tree Inventory for Better Tree Health

In Arborist Info Ashburn, Arborists, Tree Care, Tree Care Maintenance Ashburn, Tree Health Info, Tree Health Wellness Ashburn, Tree Planting by growingearthLeave a Comment

  Do you know the health of your trees? Trees are an essential part of your landscape, providing beauty, shade, greenery, and privacy. But like most people, you are probably unable to name more than a few species of trees. And like most people, you probably don’t know if your trees are healthy. If you can’t identify your trees or …

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Manage Your Trees with a Homeowner’s Association

In Arborists, Blog, Homeowner Associations, Species, Tree Care, Tree Care Maintenance Ashburn, Tree Health Wellness Ashburn, Tree Planting by growingearthLeave a Comment

If you live in a neighborhood that is part of a Homeowner’s Association, managing trees in common areas is the responsibility of the HOA. Well-cared-for trees are valuable and important assets to your community. Trees improve the overall quality of life and enjoyment of the residents. Homeowner associations often have trees that were planted by the developer and residents. In …