Why Should You Prune Your Trees?

Cutting off branches for tree pruningIt’s that time of year again, where getting your landscape ready to sit for the next 4 months is imperative. There is a laundry list of what needs to get done before the snow hits. Have you heard of tree pruning? It is where you remove dead and low hanging branches off your trees. Landscape trees need more attention than trees that grow out in the woods. Make sure you know how to do this before you do it incorrectly, one wrong move can shorten the lifespan of a tree. [Read more…]

Tree and Plant First Aid After a Bomb Cyclone

A tree damaged due to a snowstorm.High winds, plummeting temperatures, snow, and ice: all of them together can cause massive damage to the plants surrounding homes, apartment, and businesses. And while this latest snowstorm might have been dubbed a “bomb cyclone,” much of this damage can occur after any Nor’easter or blizzard that New England gets in the winter months. After the storm has cleared and you can head outside, here are the first steps you or your groundskeepers can do to save your plants and trees while keeping your property safe. [Read more…]