If you live in the northeast and your ash tree or trees are looking a bit worse for wear, you are not alone. An infestation of a pest known as the emerald ash borer is sweeping through the region, leaving numerous dead trees in its path. Chances are, that's what's going on with your ash trees. Here's a closer look at what this means for you, and what you should do about it.
18 August 2019
Roots can be a major issue in the lawn. Raised roots can ruin the appearance of your lawn while also acting as an obstruction to lawnmowers. If you love your trees but aren't fond of the lumpy, bumpy lawn they seem to cause, you need the following guide to help you counteract the problem. Water properly Roots rise up for two reasons. If trees aren't getting sufficient water, small feeder roots may come to the surface to seek out air moisture.
15 July 2019
If your backyard looks somewhat empty, you may be interested in adding to the space. While you can fill it in with grass, shrubs, flowers, herb gardens, and hardscaping, you may want to grow trees more than anything else. While you may know that planting trees will come initial costs, especially when you hire tree service professionals, you may want to enjoy long-term savings. The great thing about working with a plain backyard is that the new trees will not have to compete with a lot of other features throughout the space.
26 April 2019
Is there a large tree on a property that you own? Have you ever given much thought to how the tree is doing? If you're like a lot of people, you probably don't give your tree much second thought. It is simply something that exists. While this may be fine most of the time, ignoring the tree for too long can result in various issues over time. Some of these issues can take a while to make themselves known but that doesn't make them any less of a problem.
16 February 2019
Winter storms can take a toll on the trees in your yard or on your property. Old trees that have some amount of rot in them can strain under the weight of snow or ice and may break off. In some situations, the tree may come down completely. Cleaning up after a storm can be a lot of work, and you may want to hire a tree service to help you.
16 December 2018
Ticks can be dangerous pests. Their bites cause rashes and allergic reactions, and some ticks carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. Here are four ways you can protect yourself from ticks: 1. Protect yourself. Ticks feed on mammals, so they're often found in forests and grassy areas where their food sources dwell. Protect yourself by wearing appropriate clothing when you visit tick-infested areas. When you go hiking in the woods, wear long pants, socks, and closed-toe shoes.
24 October 2018
With much of the country in the midst of the rainiest season that's been seen in quite some time, it's important to understand the risk of oversaturation and what it can mean for your trees. As a homeowner, you may have never experienced a problem like this before, so you might not know what you can expect. Here's a look at what all this rain could mean for your trees and why you might need a professional tree care company such as DeClue & Sons Tree Care, Inc.
12 September 2018