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Top Tree Care Practices – August 2018: Part 1

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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. Do not excavate within tree protection zones, unless otherwise indicated and approved. Before excavation, pad preparation, or grading for foundations, footings, walls, or trenching, relevant trees shall be root pruned 1 foot outside the tree protection zone as described below. Where excavation for new...

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Top Tree Care Practices – August 2018: Part 6

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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. Post-planting care should include: Watering. Too much or too little water after transplanting is a major cause of tree transplant failure. The site should be thoroughly watered immediately after planting, after which the soil must be regularly monitored to prevent drying out. If rainfall is inadequate, the...

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Top Tree Care Practices – August 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. If any woody plants cannot be planted for more than a week, their roots should be covered with mulch or moist soil and the plants should be placed in a protected and shaded area. In all cases root systems should not be allowed to dry out; dry roots can severely decrease the potential for transplant...

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Top Tree Care Practices – August 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. Injuries Be sure to remove trunk wraps and check for injuries before purchasing trees. Incorrect pruning cuts are major problems that can lead to disease and defects. Form • Branch spacing: Branches should be evenly spaced and firmly attached to the trunk. Squeezed branches and weak branch unions will be...

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Top Tree Care Practices – August 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. Tree pruning Trees to remain that are affected by temporary and permanent construction shall be pruned as indicated. Damage Mitigation and Replacement Promptly repair trees damaged by construction operations within 24 hours. Treat damaged trunks, limbs, and roots according to arborist’s written...

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Top Tree Care Practices – August 2018: Part 2

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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. Root Pruning: where required and approved, shall be done mechanically with a root pruning machine, vibratory plow, or with a narrow trencher with sharp blades. Once a trench is opened up, all exposed roots will be hand pruned to provide clean-cut ends. Do not cut main lateral roots or buttress roots; cut only...

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Best Tree Care Practices – July 2018: Part 6

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We are having some extremely warm weather here in Benton City for July. But honestly, it’s typically like this. With that in mind, ensuring that our trees and landscaping are being taken care of, we should already be prepared for what to do. Top Tree LLCt will visit the site and familiarize his/herself with the existing conditions including but not limited to soil characteristics, drainage, topography, structures and overhead and underground utilities. Temporary Fencing: Install temporary fencing around tree protection zones to protect...

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Best Tree Care Practices – July 2018: Part 5

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We are having some extremely warm weather here in West Richland for July. But honestly, it’s typically like this. With that in mind, ensuring that our trees and landscaping are being taken care of, we should already be prepared for what to do. Best Management Practices for Tree Preservation Tree Service Firm Qualifications: We have successfully completed tree protection and trimming work similar to that required for large projects and that will assign an experienced, qualified arborist to the project site during execution of tree protection...

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Best Tree Care Practices – July 2018: Part 4

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We are having some extremely warm weather here in Richland for July. But honestly, it’s typically like this. With that in mind, ensuring that our trees and landscaping are being taken care of, we should already be prepared for what to do. Generally, the landscape plan must include details of plant materials; schedule of plantings; classification of street trees; preservation options; and existing landscape features. Consult the City of Richland Code of Ordinances for details on landscaping plans. Tree protection and preservation provides...

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Best Tree Care Practices – July 2018: Part 3

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We are having some extremely warm weather here in Pasco for July. But honestly, it’s typically like this. With that in mind, ensuring that our trees and landscaping are being taken care of, we should already be prepared for what to do. Site Conditions Consider the following site conditions when selecting a tree: Soil: Soil should have adequate quality and volume to support mature tree growth. Test soil before planting, if possible. Hardiness zone: Exposure to wind and sun – most woody plants require full sunlight, but some do well in...

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