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Tree Maintenance Tool: Part 3 – Rope Chain Saw

Posted by on Nov 30th, 2018 in Resources | Comments Off on Tree Maintenance Tool: Part 3 – Rope Chain Saw

Top Tree LLC is looking forward to being your best and only choice when looking for your tree care professional.  We have the experience and knowledge to make sure the job gets done right. A good rope chain saw has a patented two-way cutting blade that allows you to remove limbs as high as 16″ overhead. A rope chain saw also allows you to safely cut a 3″ limb in a matter of seconds. A good rope chain saws will be heavy duty steel chain and include 70 links with 140 bi-directional, self-sharpening teeth for optimal durability and...

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Tree Maintenance Tool: Part 1 – Folding Pruners

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Top Tree LLC is looking forward to being your best and only choice when looking for your tree care professional.  We have the experience and knowledge to make sure the job gets done right. There are a lot of tools you can use to prune trees here in the Tri Cities. Depending on the size of the job, you will want to use some tools more than others. One tool that is very versatile is a folding tree pruner. A folding tree pruner is a great tool for pruning a tree. Some of the best features of a pole pruner & lopper are: Should be...

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Tree Maintenance Tool: Part 2 – Loppers and Pole Pruners

Posted by on Nov 30th, 2018 in Resources | Comments Off on Tree Maintenance Tool: Part 2 – Loppers and Pole Pruners

Top Tree LLC is looking forward to being your best and only choice when looking for your tree care professional.  We have the experience and knowledge to make sure the job gets done right. There are many tools you can use to prune a tree. Depending on the size and scale of the job, you will want to use some tools more than others. One tool that is very versatile is a pole pruner & lopper. A pole pruner & lopper is a great tool for pruning a tree. Some of the features of a pole pruner & lopper are: Pole pruners put high trimming...

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Maintenance Tips: Part 3 – Pruning Your Trees

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Top Tree LLC is looking forward to being your best and only choice when looking for your tree care professional.  We have the experience and knowledge to make sure the job gets done right. When researching how much to prune a tree, as little as possible is often the best rule of thumb. Pruning place stress on a tree and increase its vulnerability to disease. Never should you prune more than 25% of the crown and ensure that living branches compose at least 66% of the height of the tree. By pruning too much, you can fatally damage your tree. In...

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Maintenance Tips: Part 2 – Pruning Your Trees

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Top Tree LLC is looking forward to being your best and only choice when looking for your tree care professional.  We have the experience and knowledge to make sure the job gets done right. There are three steps to pruning large branches. Make a small wedge shaped cut on the underside of the branch just on the branch side of the stem collar. This will break the bark at that point and prevent a tear from running along the bark and stem tissue. A little further along the branch, starting towards the top of the branch, cut all the way through...

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Maintenance Tips: Part 1 – Pruning Trees

Posted by on Nov 30th, 2018 in Resources | Comments Off on Maintenance Tips: Part 1 – Pruning Trees

Top Tree LLC is looking forward to being your best and only choice when looking for your tree care professional.  We have the experience and knowledge to make sure the job gets done right. Here is a summary of the top reasons to trim a tree: to eliminate diseased or branches with storm to thin out the crown of the tree to promote new growth to make the tree shorter and improve views to eliminate lower branches that are obstructions to make shapes out of the tree for aesthetics Now that you’ve decided to prune your tree, the next thought...

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Tree Maintenance For Beginners – October 2018: Part 6

Posted by on Oct 31st, 2018 in Resources | Comments Off on Tree Maintenance For Beginners – October 2018: Part 6

Top Tree LLC can help you manage any tree hazards you have on your property. We are some of the best arborists in the Tri-Cities and can either give you advice on how to manage your trees or perform any preventative maintenance you need. Crapemyrtle is multi-stemmed tree that is quickly becoming more common in landscapes across the country. A true multiple season of interest plant, this genus is grown not only for its colorful, late blooming flowers but also for its showy bark and consistently beautiful fall color. The most common species is...

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Tree Maintenance For Beginners – October 2018: Part 5

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Top Tree LLC can help you manage any tree hazards you have on your property. We are some of the best arborists in the Tri-Cities and can either give you advice on how to manage your trees or perform any preventative maintenance you need. For arborists, the issues related to tree health and safety are the major concerns regarding ivy. Ivy can reduce tree stability and lead to failure for a number of reasons. Structural or flare roots are one of the most critical areas of a tree to inspect. If this area is obscured by ivy, no arborist can...

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Tree Maintenance For Beginners – October 2018: Part 4

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Top Tree LLC can help you manage any tree hazards you have on your property. We are some of the best arborists in the Tri-Cities and can either give you advice on how to manage your trees or perform any preventative maintenance you need. Diversity in the urban landscape concerns arborists everywhere. We learned from the near-extinction of the American elm due to Dutch elm disease that over planting a single species can have catastrophic results. In a homogenous culture, it only takes one pest or disease to devastate an entire tree population....

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Tree Maintenance For Beginners – October 2018: Part 3

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Top Tree LLC can help you manage any tree hazards you have on your property. We are some of the best arborists in the Tri-Cities and can either give you advice on how to manage your trees or perform any preventative maintenance you need. Keeping Drought in Mind Areas of Washington could see drought conditions from time to time, and many trees and shrubs are paying the price. Early effects of drought include wilting or discoloration of foliage, shedding of leaves or needles, and reduction in growth. As drought stress continues, plants become...

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