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Keep Cool This Summer with Trees

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Keep Cool under Trees Who hasn’t sought the cooling shelter of a shade tree on a hot summer day? At my son’s soccer games, whenever there’s a shady tree on the sidelines, parents and other fans find valuable relief and protection from the sweltering heat under its broad branches. Lower your Energy Costs In addition to shade, trees have an …

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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 …

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How To Grow Healthy Trees, Part Two | Tree Health & Wellness Ashburn

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In our last article, we introduced how you should go about the process of planting, maintaining, and growing healthy trees. There are many different factors that go into such an undertaking, and perhaps more than the layman (or laywoman, to be fair) would typically realize. Among these factors worthy of consideration is a suitable environment for your selected tree type, …

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Why Everyone Should Plant Trees In Their Yard, Part 2

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As a tree service company, we have been serving the Northern Virginia and Maryland community for over fifty years. Growing Earth Tree Care has been recognized over the years for our exceptional tree preservation services for both commercial and residential clients. As evidence of our quality, roughly 60 percent of our employees are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture. …

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Why Everyone Should Plant Trees In Their Yard, Part 1

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When a business has been around for over 40 years, you know they are doing something correctly. In our case, we have been providing experienced and knowledgeable tree care services throughout Northern Virginia. Our service areas include: Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, Fairfax, Falls Church, Great Falls, Loudoun, Mclean, Springfield, Reston, and Vienna, VA. Our Services Our services aren’t limited to merely …

Tips for Planting New Trees

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Spring is just around the corner, which means more people will be planting trees. Planting a tree is a wonderful way to improve the environment, increase property value and enhance the appearance of a neighborhood. But, if you don’t follow the proper planting techniques, your good efforts can quickly have more disadvantages than advantages. Proper tree planting is something that …

How to Manage Flatheaded Borers

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Flatheaded borers are beetle larvae that live just beneath the bark of tree trunks, branches and roots. They are similar to termites in that they dig out tunnels in the wood, and signs of an infestation include sawdust around the tree as well as loose bark that can be pulled apart. Flatheaded borers are small, approximately one-inch in size, and …

A Closer Look at the Various Types of Borers

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Insect borers are structural pests that live in trees and shrubs, causing aesthetic and economic damage. What these tiny, but damaging, pests do is tunnel through the inside of the tree, eating away until the tree becomes vulnerable and weakened. By the time the signs of an infestation are noticed, it may be too late. Trees that have already been …