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Tree Planting FAQs

Planting a tree can be the start of a rewarding relationship. No matter what you do in your yard from here on out, the tree is part of your life’s landscape. However, many people don’t really know a lot about planting trees or keeping them alive throughout the developmental stages of their lives. Here are a few tips to help you begin: 4. When is the best time to plant a…

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Tree Planting FAQs

Reducing Winter Salt Damage To Your Trees

Using salt to de-ice streets is essential all over the country to keep roads and sidewalks dry and walkable throughout the winter months. While of course this is a great invention and we are all able to get back to our lives much more quickly because of the salt, it can take a toll on your trees, shrubs, and other greenery located near the treated areas. Mostly, trees will be…

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Reducing Winter Salt Damage To Your Trees

Get Your Trees Ready For Winter In 5 Steps

Winter is a particularly tough time for tree care, whether you are a homeowner or a tree care professional. The weather is particularly difficult to predict, so you never know what you need to prepare for and what you can skip this year. The best thing that you can do is prepare for the worst case scenario beforehand. Remember that trees are dangerous during the winter months – they are…

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Get Your Trees Ready For Winter In 5 Steps

Getting to the ROOT Of Your Tree Problems

Tree roots – you have a love and hate relationship with them. You love them because they make your tree taller and stronger than you ever thought possible. They help your tree to get the nutrition that they need and they help it to stand tall in the face of in-climate weather. However, roots have another huge responsibility: they can tell us what is happening with our trees. Roots act…

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Getting to the ROOT Of Your Tree Problems

If You See These Insects On Your Trees – Panic

So often, we just walk around our yards and mindlessly swat at pests without knowing what we are doing – and sometimes, the things we are swatting at could be extremely dangerous. Most of the time, it is just a mosquito or a fly and there is nothing wrong. However, there are some times that the thing you are trying to move away from your face is dangerous – dangerous…

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If You See These Insects On Your Trees – Panic

How to Obtain Grants & Cost Sharing for Oak Wilt Treatment

Oak wilt – it is a phrase that is enough to send many homeowners and tree care professionals into hysterics. Why? It has absolutely decimated so many different trees and rendered entire neighborhoods helpless to its wrath. One thing to note is that oak wilt does not only hit oak trees, though they are the most common victims of the disease. It is something that you absolutely need to pay attention…

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How to Obtain Grants & Cost Sharing for Oak Wilt Treatment

Oak Wilt: How & Why We Offer Confirmation & Treatment in Kalamazoo

Oak Wilt is one of the nastiest diseases the trees in your yard can face. This problem started in Texas and has spread to twenty-one states. Many homeowners are worried about it in Michigan, in particular, since it seems to have struck us the hardest. Of course, many people also remember (and are experiencing) the problem with the ash trees and the emerald ash borer. Still, oak wilt might be…

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Oak Wilt: How & Why We Offer Confirmation & Treatment in Kalamazoo

Why You Should Consider American Arbor’s Aquatic Weed Control Service

Vegetation management, or aquatic weed control service, is absolutely key for those in the Kalamazoo, MI area. Our team at American Arbor helps you to clean up waterbodies on your commercial or residential property as well as manage any weed growth that can occur. There are many different ways to manage and monitor your aquatic weeds, including manually, mechanically, chemically, biologically, and culturally. Our team is prepared to talk you through…

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Why You Should Consider American Arbor’s Aquatic Weed Control Service

Pollarding: Why We do it, and When You Should Consider This Pruning Technique

One of the services that we offer is tree pollarding – something that many people haven’t heard of, though it is highly likely that you have seen it. This technique is used on trees in many different kinds of locations, helping to shape them so that the trees stay healthy and safe. Pollarding, as defined by Horticulture Magazine, is: “when young trees and shrubs are cut to the main stem…

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Pollarding: Why We do it, and When You Should Consider This Pruning Technique

Tree Care Tools: What Your Garage Needs

If you are a homeowner, you know that there are some tree care related ventures that you might have to do – things that you don’t really need to call a tree care service provider for, but you do need to do for the health of your trees. While some people may put these items off, we know that you don’t. However, we also know something else: you don’t always have…

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Tree Care Tools: What Your Garage Needs