Category: Tree Maintenance

Post Construction Tree Care

Your trees will require several years to adjust to injuries and environmental changes that occur during construction. Stressed trees are more prone to health problems such as disease and insect infestations. A professional Arborist can assess and recommend continued maintenance for your trees. Continue to monitor your trees, and have them periodically evaluated for declining […]

How Trees Are Damaged During Construction

Physical Injury to Trunk and Crown. Construction equipment can injure the aboveground portion of a tree by breaking branches, tearing the bark, and wounding the trunk. These injuries are permanent and, if extensive, can be fatal. Cutting of Roots. The digging and trenching that are necessary to construct a house and install underground utilities will […]

Establishing a Strong Scaffold Structure

A good structure of primary scaffold branches should be established while the tree is young. The scaffold branches provide the framework of the mature tree. Properly trained young trees will develop a strong structure that requires less corrective pruning as they mature. The goal in training young trees is to establish a strong trunk with […]