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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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Best Tree Care Practices – July 2018: Part 2

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We are having some extremely warm weather here in Kennewick 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. Native Species Use native species whenever possible; choose stock from a reputable nursery whenever possible and inspect the trees’ condition prior to planting. It is recommended that trees come from Washington nurseries that are current members of the Washington Nursery and Landscape Association...

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Best Tree Care Practices – July 2018: Part 1

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We are having some extremely warm weather here in the Tri-Cities 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 The largest, most mature trees are not always the best to preserve. Younger, more vigorous trees can usually survive and adapt to the stresses of construction better. Try to maintain the diversity of species and ages. A certified arborist can advise on...

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Tree Care Best Practices – June 2018: Part 6

Posted by on Jun 28th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tree Care Best Practices – June 2018: Part 6

We are in the middle of a beautiful summer season and this is when we see more and more people out in their yards taking care of their trees, shrubs, and other greenery. We think it’s a good time to go over some “best practices when it comes to your trees. One of the first decisions is determining which trees are to be preserved and which should be removed. Consider the size, species, maturity, location and condition of each tree. The largest, most mature trees are not always the best to preserve. Younger, more vigorous trees can usually...

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Tree Care Best Practices – June 2018: Part 5

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

We are in the middle of a beautiful summer season and this is when we see more and more people out in their yards taking care of their trees, shrubs, and other greenery. We think it’s a good time to go over some “best practices when it comes to your trees. Site Planning for Preservation Tree preservation should be considered when creating a site plan. A tree survey that identifies species, age, location, and health will help determine the best site layout. Once a tree survey has been completed, the following criteria should be considered...

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