Green Industry Team Answers Call To Treat 150 Ash Trees In Des Moines

News and helpful info on tree root removal. Brought to you by SiteOne, Arborjet, and others joined forces in Iowa to treat trees against the devastation of emerald ash borer. The city of Des Moines, IA recently requested help to treat 150 ash trees that hadn’t been protected against emerald ash borer (EAB) for several … Read more

5 Trees That Smell Bad

News & useful tips on tree root removal. Avoid planting trees that produce awful aromas. Knowing which trees smell bad will help you cultivate a beautiful landscape without the horrific wafting odors of urine or excrement. 72tree.com gathered the following information about five tree species that emit a repugnant smell through their bark, foliage, or … Read more

Holly Plant: A Holiday Favorite that Shines in Winter

News & useful information on tree services. Holly is commonly seen during the holiday season. Even carols tell us to ‘Deck the halls with boughs of holly.’ The plant’s green leaves and red berries (though some cultivars do have berries with other colors) are a festive pop of color in interior décor. In the outdoor … Read more

A Bug’s Life: Surviving the Winter

Stories & helpful information on tree stump removal. When the weather turns cold, we don’t think much about insects. What exactly happens to them during winter? The term overwintering is used to describe how insects navigate the challenges of the winter months and successfully come out on the other side. Insects typically have two different … Read more

Watching The Woodpeckers And Early ID

Stories and interesting up-dates on tree removal. Brought to you by Identify and track trees possibly under attack by emerald ash borers by looking for woodpeckers, who eat the grubs hidden under the bark. (Courtesy photo Paul Tourlonias /EyeEm GettyImages)   Robert Haight, a Forest Service researcher in St. Paul, Minnesota, has proposed a more … Read more

Residential Nature Tied to Hundreds of Dollars of Savings in Healthcare Costs

News & useful up-dates on tree surgeons. This is a guest post provided by Matthew Browning, Assistant Professor in the Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management department at Clemson University. Dr. Browning’s research is providing us with insight into how trees can help to lower healthcare costs. Many of us know — we feel — how … Read more

How Often Should You Aerate Your Lawn?

News and important posts on tree removal. Aerating your lawn increases the flow of oxygen, water, and nutrients to the grassroots, which helps it stay green, healthy, and growing through hotter months as well as cold ones.  So how often should you aerate your lawn? The answer will depend on the type of soil your … Read more