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October 2017: Services That Arborists Can Provide – Part 2

Posted by on Oct 18th, 2017 in Resources | Comments Off on October 2017: Services That Arborists Can Provide – Part 2

There are many services we provide. We can and will provide the best service as well as best advice to help manage your trees and other greenery. We can be reached at any time and are always willing to talk shop. Here is the second part of our series: Tree Removal Although tree removal is a last resort, there are circumstances when it is necessary. We can help decide whether a tree should be removed. Removal is recommended when the tree is: dead or dying considered an unacceptable risk causing an obstruction that is impossible to correct...

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October 2017: Services That Arborists Can Provide – Part 1

Posted by on Oct 18th, 2017 in Resources | Comments Off on October 2017: Services That Arborists Can Provide – Part 1

There are many services we provide. We can and will provide the best service as well as best advice to help manage your trees and other greenery. We can be reached at any time and are always willing to talk shop. Here is the first part of our series: Pruning Pruning can be one of those things that you can do either very, very right or very, very wrong. This is one of those services that should be farmed out to us. We can determine the type of pruning necessary to maintain or improve the health, appearance, and safety of trees. Pruning...

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September 2017: Tree Topping Revisited – Part 1

Posted by on Sep 28th, 2017 in Resources | Comments Off on September 2017: Tree Topping Revisited – Part 1

Are you searching for a superior tree service company in the Tri-Cities? We are it. We are some of the Tri-Cities only certified arborists and would like the chance at earning your business. Why Topping Hurts Trees Learn why topping is not an acceptable pruning technique and discover recommended alternatives. Topping is perhaps the most harmful tree pruning practice known. Yet, despite more than 25 years of literature and seminars explaining its harmful effects, topping remains a common practice. What is Topping? Topping is the indiscriminate...

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September 2017: Tree Topping Revisited – Part 3

Posted by on Sep 28th, 2017 in Resources | Comments Off on September 2017: Tree Topping Revisited – Part 3

Are you searching for a superior tree service company in Pasco? We are it. We are some of the Tri-Cities only certified arborists and would like the chance at earning your business. Topping Can Lead to Sunburn Branches within a tree’s crown produce thousands of leaves to absorb sunlight. When the leaves are removed, the remaining branches and trunk are suddenly exposed to high levels of light and heat. The result may be sunburn of the tissues beneath the bark, which can lead to cankers, bark splitting, and death of some branches. Topping Can...

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September 2017: Tree Topping Revisited – Part 2

Posted by on Sep 28th, 2017 in Resources | Comments Off on September 2017: Tree Topping Revisited – Part 2

Are you searching for a superior tree service company in Kennewick? We are it. We are some of the Tri-Cities only certified arborists and would like the chance at earning your business. Topping Stresses Trees Topping can remove 50 to 100 percent of a tree’s leaf-bearing crown. Leaves are the food factories of a tree. Removing them can temporarily starve a tree and trigger various survival mechanisms. Dormant buds are activated, forcing the rapid growth of multiple shoots below each cut. The tree needs to put out a new crop of leaves as soon...

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September 2017: Tree Topping Revisited – Part 4

Posted by on Sep 26th, 2017 in Resources | Comments Off on September 2017: Tree Topping Revisited – Part 4

Are you searching for a superior tree service company in Richland? We are it. We are some of the Tri-Cities only certified arborists and would like the chance at earning your business. Topping Makes Trees Ugly The natural branching structure of a tree is a biological wonder. Trees form a variety of shapes and growth habits, all with the same goal of presenting their leaves to the sun. Topping removes the ends of the branches, often leaving ugly stubs. Topping destroys the natural form of a tree. Without leaves (for up to six months of the year...

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September 2017: If Not Topping, Then What? Part 1

Posted by on Sep 26th, 2017 in Resources | Comments Off on September 2017: If Not Topping, Then What? Part 1

Are you searching for a superior tree service company in Benton City? We are it. We are some of the Tri-Cities only certified arborists and would like the chance at earning your business. Alternatives to Topping Sometimes a tree must be reduced in height or spread, such as for providing utility line clearance. There are recommended techniques for doing so. Small branches should be removed back to their point of origin. If a larger limb must be shortened, it should be pruned back to a lateral branch that is large enough (at least one-third the...

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September 2017: The Value of An Arborist – Part 1

Posted by on Sep 26th, 2017 in Resources | Comments Off on September 2017: The Value of An Arborist – Part 1

Are you searching for a superior tree service company in Burbank? We are it. We are some of the Tri-Cities only certified arborists and would like the chance at earning your business. Why Hire an Arborist? Learn about services that Top Tree LLC provides and the benefits of hiring us as your ISA Certified Arborist. We specialize in the care of individual trees. We are knowledgeable about the needs of trees and are trained and equipped to provide proper care. Hiring an us is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Proper tree care is...

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August 2017: Trunk Development – Part 6

Posted by on Aug 12th, 2017 in Resources | Comments Off on August 2017: Trunk Development – Part 6

Are you searching for a superior tree service company in the Tri-Cities? We are it. We are some of the Tri-Cities only certified arborists and would like the chance at earning your business. The amount of live tissue that should be removed depends on the tree’s size, species, and age, as well as the pruning objectives. Younger trees tolerate the removal of a higher percentage of living tissue better than mature trees do. Generally, no more than 20% of the top should be removed at once, and less for mature trees. Removing even a single, large...

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August 2017: Trunk Development – Part 5

Posted by on Aug 12th, 2017 in Resources | Comments Off on August 2017: Trunk Development – Part 5

Are you searching for a superior tree service company in Benton City? We are it. We are some of the Tri-Cities only certified arborists and would like the chance at earning your business. Pruning Techniques Specific types of pruning may be necessary to maintain a mature tree in a healthy, safe, and attractive condition. Cleaning is the removal of dead, dying, diseased, weakly attached, and low-vigor branches from the crown of a tree. Thinning is selective branch removal to improve structure and to increase light penetration and air movement...

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