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Winter Tree Care Tips for Connecticut Homeowners

December 13, 2020

Proper winter tree care, both before and during winter, will protect your trees from snow, ice, pests, and other damage. Here’s what to do.

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Should You Remove Lichen from Trees? (Answers to All Your Lichen Questions)

November 17, 2020

Answers to common questions about lichen, such as why lichen grows on trees, whether it’s harmful, if lichen means the tree is dying, how to remove lichen, and more.

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How Much Does It Cost To Remove a Tree?

October 20, 2020

Learn the services you can expect to be included with a tree removal job, extras that will likely cost more, as well as the common factors that can affect the total cost of the work.

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How to Properly Plant a Tree

September 24, 2020

Our top recommendations for how to properly plant a tree, including common problem areas like planting depth, staking the tree, amending the soil, and watering.

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Building Healthy Soil for Healthy Trees, Shrubs, & Plants

August 22, 2020

Healthy, nutrient-rich soil is more valuable than you might imagine, for both you and your plants and trees. Learn how to make sure it’s healthy and alive. (Yes, soil is a living thing!)

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Watering Guidelines For Newly-Planted Trees

June 18, 2020

The stress of hot summer weather on newly-planted trees can be deadly without regular watering to help them get established. Learn how much water is needed, how often to water, and which factors affect water needs.

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tulip tree flower in spring in Connecticut

Best Connecticut Native Trees for Spring Flowers

April 13, 2020

Our top 6 recommendations for CT native trees with showy spring flowers. Species & varieties, characteristics, best growing conditions & care instructions.

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Spring Tree Care Tips for Connecticut Homeowners

March 12, 2020

Spring tree care isn’t complicated. Here’s what to do this spring to prepare your trees and shrubs for warmer weather and the Connecticut growing season.

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Icicles form on bare tree branches after an ice storm

What To Do When Trees Are Coated in Ice

January 17, 2020

Will an ice-coated tree recover? What should you do when it happens? What should you NOT do? Are some trees more likely to be damaged? We answer those questions and more!

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Can Trees Be Pruned In Winter?

November 14, 2019

Can trees be pruned in winter, or do you need to wait until next spring? What’s the best time of year to prune trees? Does it even matter? We answer all those questions and more in this article on the best timing for tree pruning in Connecticut.

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