|Posted on June 29, 2017 at 6:25 PM||comments (2)|
Topping trees is an outdated practice that is extremly detrimental to a tree's health. It sends the tree into a shocked state that draws resources in an unnatural way. Often times ppl are trying to control or manage a tree's height or size. When trees are topped they may look managable but they look terrible. Then within the next few years multiple unnatural limbs grow back in place of what was taken off. The tree is now, not only the same height, but also multiple times more clustered. These branches are also weaker and more apt to have problems down the road. If you don't belive me just google tree topping. Don't type in good or bad and see the results for yourself. Also i'd be weary of the tree care professional that reccomends this practice.
|Posted on June 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM||comments (1)|
The best time to prune witl always be in the Fall/Winter. That being said most people call for pruning in the Spring/Summer when the foliage is out. Trees have expended lots of energy producing this foliage and on new growth. It takes energy to heal cuts made by arborists. Energy they don't always have to expend in warmer months. Warmer months are also when insects are most active. They are attracted to the fresh cuts and sometimes carry diseases. If pruning is done in these months it should be light and for specific purpose. Also iof large limbs are to be removed it should be done in multi phased attack.
|Posted on June 15, 2017 at 7:10 PM||comments (0)|
I love it when a customer chooses to do something that will keep their favorite tree healthy when removal seems like the only option. I have had several customers concernced about the roots of their trees doing damage to the foundation of their homes. I was called to do removals and stump grinding. Root barrier systems are a great way to protect a homes foundation from large tree roots that are too close. It is pretty easy to install but does require some knowledge. this is not always a viable solution but when it works out boy do i feel good about it. It is also way less exspensive than complete removal.
|Posted on December 2, 2016 at 2:10 PM||comments (2)|
Winter time is the best time to prune most trees. Also it is the slower time of the year for tree work so we offer better deals.
|Posted on April 11, 2016 at 5:35 PM||comments (1)|
Just relaxing after a LARGE Maple removal. I'm 6' even FYI.
|Posted on April 9, 2016 at 8:20 AM||comments (0)|
This was by far the biggest removal Brian has done to date. Executed flawlessly none the less. We are so proud of his progress here at Old Town Tree and Landscaping.
|Posted on April 7, 2016 at 9:15 PM||comments (3)|
Some of our arsenal at Old Town Tree and Landscaping
|Posted on March 22, 2016 at 8:15 AM||comments (0)|
Just marking my territory at Old Town Tree and Landscaping
|Posted on March 1, 2016 at 6:35 PM||comments (0)|
If anyone was wondering what we do with all the woody debris we take away from jobs. Well we take it to the tree dump of coarse. Then that yellow earth mover puts everything into that blue chip processor, which shreds it even more. Then they either dye or load the mulch straight into tractor trailers for distribution. Sometimes they load bigger pieces into a huge chipper. They then sell those chips to power plants to burn. This type of energy source makes up about 5% of the nations energy.