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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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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 …

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What Our Customers Are Saying About Growing Earth Tree Care

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Having been established in 1976, Growing Earth Tree Care hasn’t remained in business for over forty years by taking shortcuts. Formed by former Fairfax County Arborist Benjamin White, Ben had a passion for providing quality tree maintenance services to Ashburn, VA, and the surrounding regions.  Our current owners worked and learned about tree pruning, tree care, and even tree and …

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Essential Tips For Pruning A Tree Without Killing It

In Arborist Info Ashburn by growingearth4 Comments

Trees are very beautiful and provide the citizens of Ashburn with several invaluable services. These include creating much needed shade during the muggy Virginia summer, absorbing carbon dioxide and other potentially harmful gasses from the air while simultaneously releasing oxygen, and creating an ecosystem that provides habitat and food for birds and other animals. Once established, trees need very little …

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Beginner’s Guide To Care And Maintenance Of Persimmon Trees

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While Virginia is perhaps best known for its many native oak tree species, that doesn’t mean you won’t find something more exotic growing here and there throughout the Ashburn area. Although trees perform a very valuable function in that they prevent soil erosion, absorb toxins out of the air, and provide food and shelter for various forest critters, it’s true …

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Things You’ll Find In An Arborist’s Toolbox

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In a previous blog post we discussed what exactly it is that tree surgeons do to keep your trees healthy and thriving here in Ashburn. We touched on the fact that most tree surgeons are really arborists who specialize in tasks like tree trimming and pruning, tree removal, diagnosis of tree diseases, and tree re-planting. Today we’d like to provide …

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. …