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Signs Of Spring

Signs Of Spring

February 20, 2018 Tree Care

There are signs of spring all around town if you know where to look...

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Lake Norman Plant Cold Damage

Lake Norman Plant Cold Damage

January 10, 2018 Tree Care

It’s been a really cold start to 2018 around the Lake Norman region.  Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville and Mooresville all recorded low temps of 7 degrees, without the windchill factor!  

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Trees and Cold

Trees and Cold

January 2, 2018 Tree Care

With our overnight lows and even daytime highs below freezing lately the question may come to mind of why trees don't freeze to death in the cold?

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Cold Damaged Plants

Cold Damaged Plants

March 28, 2017 Tree Care

The recent cold overnight temperatures have damaged some plants and shrubs that pushed out new growth or leaves early in the season.  

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Safety

Safety

January 30, 2017 Tree Care

                                 Safety Training and Why Do We Do It ??

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Mulch

Mulch

November 29, 2016 Tree Care

Properly installed mulch can be a real benefit for trees.

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Trees and Vines

July 16, 2014 Tree Care

Trees and Vines

Many types of climbing vines are found throughout the Charlotte area in managed landscapes and the natural environment.  Some are easy to control and play nice with neighboring plants, while others can be problematic. Regardless of the vine species, there is a limit to how well established it should be allowed to become in and around trees.  

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How to properly water your trees

July 9, 2014 Tree Care

 

The dog days of summer are upon us.  Make sure your trees have enough water to get them through...

https://www.angieslist.com/articles/how-properly-water-your-trees.htm

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How often should you water your new tree?

July 1, 2014 Tree Care

Poperly watering your newly planted tree is probably the most important thing you can do for it during its first growing season in the ground.  Check out the link below to learn more:

 

http://www.angieslist.com/articles/how-often-should-i-water-my-new-tree.htm

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It's Cold

It's Cold

January 7, 2014 Tree Care

It's cold.  Between the temperatures of 22°F and 4°F plant cells will dehydrate to minimize ice crystal formation.  For trees and shrubs not accustomed to such cold, areas of the plant may desiccate to the point of death.

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Knowing when to remove a tree.

Knowing when to remove a tree.

July 15, 2013 Tree Care

Know when tree removal is necessary.  

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Emerald Ash Borer has been Discovered in NC

Emerald Ash Borer has been Discovered in NC

June 19, 2013 Tree Care

Emerald ash borer is now confirmed in Granville County, NC.

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Chestnut Blight Research

Chestnut Blight Research

June 5, 2013 Tree Care

The American chestnut was once a fixture of the Eastern forest.

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Tea Scale

April 29, 2013 Tree Care

As if the cankerworms aren't bad enough, tea scale is now active on our camellias and hollies. These small armored scale creeps feed on the underside of leaves causing a yellowing on the upper portion. Under heavy infestations these scale creeps can stress out the plant causing branch death, and contribute to overall plant decline.

To learn more, check out this site:http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/orn/scales/tea_scale.htm

 

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