Having a big yard can be a great benefit when you are planning outdoor activities at your home. However, you may be wondering if it is possible to plant some mature trees in your yard so that you can have the shade without having to wait years for the tree to grow. Although it is possible, it is often very expensive to buy a mature tree. Here is some more information about mature tree planting.
When you get into tree planting, you should make sure you know what to do if your tree eventually gets sick. Experts have found five common signs of problems with trees, which you may want to consider looking into.
Leaning is one of the most obvious problems your trees may be experiencing. Sometimes the tree grows at an angle, which is not a problem, however the problem comes when you see the angle increasing. This could cause the tree to topple.
Another common problem is dead branches, which can be spotted by a lack of leaves. As big branches can become a risk when they die, it is important to inspect further and considering getting them removed. [Read more…]
Established trees on your property may not look like they need as much care as their newer counterparts, but looks can be deceiving. Keep an eye on older trees to make sure they remain healthy and don’t become a danger to your home or other trees in your yard. Here are some tips for caring for mature trees and when you’ll need to do a tree removal.
Caring for Mature Trees
The first thing you want to do with older trees is inspect them for problems such as fungus, diseases or insect invasion. You can do this by checking the new growth and the look of the leaves and upper branches. If anything looks drastically different than last year, call a specialist. You should also have a professional look at your trees every 1-2 years for an expert opinion. [Read more…]
Homeowners are often confronted with a need to decide whether or not to remove a tree on their property. There are a variety of reasons a tree might need to be removed including storm damage, a dead or dying tree, a tree encroaching too close to other buildings or structures, troublesome roots, or simply that it is blocking a particular view. Trees can be quite a benefit to any property but occasionally the time comes when tree removal becomes essential.
As a homeowner you worry about maintenance both inside and outside your home. One area that you may not always think about, however, is your trees. Tree trimming is important because it helps remove dead or dying limbs, remove limbs that interfere with power lines and help keep your trees healthy. In fact, trees will grow and thrive more easily after a proper trimming.
At Reed’s Tree Service we want to make sure homeowners are prepared for strong summer storms, which means making sure your property is rid of dangerous and unstable trees. Strong, stormy winds can knock down unstable and at risk trees, which is why it’s imperative to make sure that the trees in your yard are safe and storm proof. To help you weather the storm here are some steps to help you determine which trees in your yard are at risk of damaging your property.