Construction damage: How to Preserve Your Landscape

  Nashville’s housing construction scene is booming! As we drive around town we notice many construction companies are pulverizing the root systems of trees, leaving new homeowners with damaged, dying and dead trees to contend with. It’s not always easy to save trees during construction, but any efforts you make to protect your trees are worth the trouble. According… Read More

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Why Tree Topping is the WORST option!

We frequently get calls from people requesting an estimate to “top” their trees. “My tree was planted too close to the house.” “The tree has grown too tall and creates too much shade for my grass to grow.” We have heard it all. No matter what your reason for considering topping a tree, we will absolutely NOT top your… Read More

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Winter Tree Care Tips

Winter Tree Care Tips

Protecting trees from the winter ahead International Society of Arboriculture shares tree care recommendations for consumers The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) recommends several steps for people to protect their trees from weather stress and injury. “The polar vortex that enveloped much of the country last season caused significant damage to the tree population in… Read More

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Choosing The Right Tree: Buying High-Quality Trees (Part 2 of 2)

Choosing The Right Tree: Buying High-Quality Trees (Part 2 of 2)

All trees are not created equal. A high-quality tree, when planted and maintained correctly will be a long-term asset to your landscape and will increase property values. On the other hand, a tree of poor quality will create a lifetime of issues and may require much more maintenance. There are some general guidelines for selecting… Read More

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Choosing The Right Tree: Selection & Placement (Part 1 of 2)

Choosing The Right Tree: Selection & Placement (Part 1 of 2)

In this two part post, we’ll discuss how to select and buy the best tree for your specific environment and landscaping. Part one will cover selection of the tree variety and proper placement and part two will discuss purchasing a tree. Whether you’re replacing a fallen or removed tree or just want to spruce up… Read More

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