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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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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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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 Get Your Trees Ready For Winter

In Tree Care Maintenance Ashburn by growingearthLeave a Comment

We are quickly headed toward the holidays which means that winter weather will soon be winging its way toward us here in the Ashburn area. While Virginia tends to enjoy relatively mild winters in comparison with some parts of the country, many experts are predicting that this year will be even more full of precipitation than usual! As your tree …

A Closer Look At Our Tree Care Services

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As the leading arborist, tree trimming, and general tree company within Fairfax and Loudon County and the surrounding areas, it’s no coincidence that we have been accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association and are recommended by Angie’s List members for our many services that include tree cutting, stump removal, tree fungus treatment, and even emergency tree removal. Since 1976 …

How To Properly Plant A Tree

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The change of season can be hard on your tree. Weather extremes like especially hot summers and cold winters can impact the overall health, nutrient absorption, and aesthetic look of your tree. From heavy limbs, winter droughts, and freezing roots, winter can bring an onslaught of worries for your tree’s health and ability to thrive through the extreme temperature drops. …

Fall Care For Your Trees

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Imagine a tree standing boldly, its impressive height reaching into the vast distance of the blue sky. You can even see the rays of sunlight peeking through each branch, each leaf. I’m sure the picture in your head is magnificent. Unfortunately, this isn’t the reality of a tree’s life. While we know our trees are happiest in the warmth and …

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 …