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Tree Maintenance For Beginners – October 2018: Part 2

Posted by on Oct 31st, 2018 in Resources | Comments Off on Tree Maintenance For Beginners – October 2018: Part 2

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. Damage From Construction Protect the tree roots from soil compaction, paving, or mechanical damage. Remember that tree roots extend two to three times the width of the canopy. Roots are required for structural stability and for supplying water and nutrients. The amount of damage a tree can suffer from root...

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Tree Maintenance For Beginners – October 2018: Part 1

Posted by on Oct 31st, 2018 in Resources | Comments Off on Tree Maintenance For Beginners – October 2018: Part 1

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. Established Trees The length of time for the establishment of a tree depends on the original tree size and the growing conditions after planting. All trees experience transplant shock regardless of tree size when planted. During the period of transplant shock, both root and shoot growth are reduced. Vigorous...

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Best Tree Care Practices – September 2018: Part 1

Posted by on Sep 28th, 2018 in Tree Maintenance | Comments Off on Best Tree Care Practices – September 2018: Part 1

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. Pruning may be required when transplanting trees. The amount of pruning depends on the size of the root ball and plant canopy, health of the plant, and the species transplanted. Insect-infested stems or those infected with the disease should be removed during transplanting. Any broken stems should be removed...

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Best Tree Care Practices – September 2018: Part 2

Posted by on Sep 28th, 2018 in Tree Maintenance | Comments Off on Best Tree Care Practices – September 2018: Part 2

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. Continuing with Best Practices Mechanical Support. Mechanical support for trees may be necessary when the tree is tall, slow to recover, heavily foliaged, or planted in a sandy site. Most small trees do not require staking or other support and will develop strong trunks faster if allowed to move freely with...

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Best Tree Care Practices – September 2018: Part 3

Posted by on Sep 28th, 2018 in Tree Maintenance | Comments Off on Best Tree Care Practices – September 2018: Part 3

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. Trees located within a certain distance of new construction, generally 20 feet or less, are almost always recommended for removal. Tree condition is also a good assessment for whether a tree would be a candidate for removal. Young, vigorous, healthy trees are the best candidates for protection, because they...

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Best Tree Care Practices – September 2018: Part 4

Posted by on Sep 28th, 2018 in Tree Maintenance | Comments Off on Best Tree Care Practices – September 2018: Part 4

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. Frequency and extensiveness of the tree’s maintenance requirements. Feasibility and timeliness of planting a replacement tree. Proximity and quality of trees near to the one considered for removal. Wishes and desires of the property owner/resident. Quality and extent of past pruning and other tree...

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Best Tree Care Practices – September 2018: Part 6

Posted by on Sep 28th, 2018 in Tree Maintenance | Comments Off on Best Tree Care Practices – September 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. Tree Replacement Exemption Removal or damage of protected trees shall not require tree replacement if the Director of Neighborhood Development Services determines that any of the following circumstances exist: When a tree is categorized as an unhealthy or undesirable tree and appropriate for removal. When a...

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Best Tree Care Practices – September 2018: Part 5

Posted by on Sep 28th, 2018 in Tree Maintenance | Comments Off on Best Tree Care Practices – September 2018: Part 5

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 Replacement Standards Replacement tree(s) shall be of nursery grade quality, balled and wrapped in burlap and installed on site. Where replacement trees are required but not suitable for the particular site prescribed due to the size of the site, (insert municipal name) shall deposit the trees into a...

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Top Tree Care Practices – August 2018: Part 1

Posted by on Aug 30th, 2018 in Resources | Comments Off on Top Tree Care Practices – August 2018: Part 1

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

Posted by on Aug 30th, 2018 in Resources | Comments Off on Top Tree Care Practices – August 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. 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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