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December 2018: Picking The Right Tree For 2019 – Part 3

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Keeping on with our discussion of choosing the right tree for your Richland property. There are several things to consider when deciding what kind of trees you want. Here are some additional elements to consider: Site Conditions Selecting a tree that will thrive in a given set of site conditions is the key to long-term tree survival and reduced maintenance. Consider the following when selecting a tree: soil conditions exposure (sun and wind) drainage space constraints hardiness zone human activity insect and disease susceptibility Soil...

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December 2018: Picking The Right Tree For 2019 – Part 2

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Let’s continue our discussion of choosing the right tree for your Kennewick property. There are several things to consider when deciding what kind of trees you want. Here are some elements to consider: Tree Function Large, healthy trees increase property values and make outdoor surroundings more pleasant. A deciduous shade tree that loses leaves in fall provides cooling relief from summer’s heat while allowing the winter sun to warm a home. An ornamental tree displays beautiful flowers, leaves, bark, or fruit. Evergreens with dense,...

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December 2018: Picking The Right Tree For 2019 – Part 1

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Deciding on the right tree for your property here in the Tri-Cities can either be challenging or straightforward. It’s all going to depend on your knowledge of which trees do best here in our climate. We can provide recommendations of which trees are suited best for our area and climate. Knowing important issues in selecting a tree for planting, such as the tree’s intended function, location, common pests, geographic regions and hardiness zones, and considerations for best placement alternatives. Tree selection and placement are two of...

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December 2018: Picking The Right Tree For 2019 – Part 6

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Lastly in our discussion of choosing the best tree for your Burbank property. There are additional things to consider when deciding what kind of trees you want. Here are some more elements to consider: Pest Problems Every plant has its particular pest problems, and the severity varies geographically. These pests may or may not be life threatening to the plant, but selecting trees resistant to pest problems specific to your area is the best choice. Your local ISA Certified Arborist, tree consultant, or extension agent can direct you to...

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December 2018: Picking The Right Tree For 2019 – Part 5

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Keeping on with our discussion of choosing the best tree for your West Richland property. There are additional things to consider when deciding what kind of trees you want. Here are some more elements to consider: Space Constraints Many different factors can limit the planting space available to the tree: overhead or underground utilities, pavement, buildings, other trees, visibility. The list goes on and on. Make sure there is adequate room for the tree you select to grow to maturity, both above and below ground. Human Activity Often an...

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December 2018: Picking The Right Tree For 2019 – Part 4

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Continuing on with our discussion of choosing the best tree for your Pasco property. There are additional things to consider when deciding what kind of trees you want. Here are some more elements to consider: Exposure The amount of sunlight available will affect tree and shrub species selection for a particular location. Most woody plants require full sunlight for proper growth and flowering. Some do well in, or even prefer, light shade; however, few species perform well in dense shade. Wind exposure is also a consideration. Wind can dry out...

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Tree Maintenance Tool: Part 3 – Rope Chain Saw – November 2018

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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. 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 – November 2018

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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 – November 2018

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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 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 – November 2018

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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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