Is Your Blue Spruce Tree Really Healthy?

2023-01-03T20:58:55-05:00January 3rd, 2023|Tree Services, Winter|

If you're a Maryland resident, you've probably seen our state tree - the blue spruce. These trees are popular as they are often seen as a symbol of regal beauty and grace. They are also tall, making great Christmas trees. Unfortunately, even these majestic trees can fall prey to pests and diseases. There are two [...]

Protecting Your Trees From Snow and Ice

2022-12-29T18:34:34-05:00December 29th, 2022|Tree Services, Winter|

The weather significantly affects trees, particularly extreme heat or cold. Winter is especially harsh on trees. The ice and snow can dry out and bleach evergreen foliage, damage tree barks, kill branches, flower buds, and roots. In extreme cases, the conditions could topple over the entire tree. Therefore, you should take adequate steps to protect [...]

Can you Plant Trees in the Winter?

2022-02-28T17:11:57-05:00February 28th, 2022|Tree Care, Weather, Winter|

Winter and thriving, lively plants don't exactly go hand in hand. Or do they? Tree planting in winter may be complicated, but it's not impossible. The truth is, your tree's likelihood of surviving is more dependant on soil temperature and weather conditions than what season it is. And remember, different types of trees will require [...]

How To Prepare Trees and Shrubs for Spring Growth

2022-02-26T08:19:23-05:00February 26th, 2022|Tree Care, Weather, Winter|

It's easy to get enthusiastic about spring and getting back to your lawn and gardens when the weather is warming up. The Root Assassin Shovel is a great tool for preparing the ground for spring gardening, but many people overlook the need of taking care of their trees. In the same way that you may [...]

Ways to Protect Your Trees From Deer

2022-01-24T19:32:36-05:00January 24th, 2022|Tree Care, Winter|

You may have a lot of trees in your yard. Trees are great when they're healthy because they provide a lot of shade, especially during the summer months. Another thing you may have a few of are deer. It's really neat to watch them creep up in your yard from the woods close to your [...]

Prevent Winter Damage to Shrubs

2022-01-21T17:50:00-05:00January 21st, 2022|Shrubs, Winter|

Any realtor will tell you that an attractive landscape can add to a home's curb appeal. Planting and maintaining shrubs around the home not only increases the value of your property, it also provides clean air and prevents soil erosion and pollution. Taking care of those shrubs in the summer is an easy job but [...]

How to Care for Trees in Winter

2022-01-18T17:48:41-05:00January 18th, 2022|Tree Care, Winter|

According to most arborists, nearly all trees will enter a dormant state or rather a form of hibernation during the winter months. During this time, they will move some of their water into the spaces between cells, which keeps the cells and tree itself from dying. Eventually, the relocated water freezes, triggering a tiny burst [...]

Winter Landscaping Ideas and Tips

2021-12-21T15:55:53-05:00December 21st, 2021|Holiday, Planting, Winter|

Winter Landscaping Ideas and Tips One could argue that winter is not the greatest season for landscaping, maybe even the worst. However, there's a whole world to explore when it comes to winter landscaping. Here are some simple and innovative winter landscaping ideas in Baltimore Country MD. Utilize Colorful Tree Bark Have you run out [...]

Real Tree vs. Fake Tree – Which Christmas Tree to Get

2021-12-21T15:40:18-05:00December 21st, 2021|Holiday, Planting, Winter|

Real Tree vs. Fake Tree - Which Christmas Tree to Get For a long time, the debate on real tree vs. fake tree for Christmas has been an issue of concern for buyers and sellers. Toward the end of every November, the demand for Christmas trees increases due to the December festivities. So, should you [...]

Holiday Decorating with Fresh Greenery

2021-12-21T15:33:14-05:00December 21st, 2021|Holiday, Planting, Winter|

Holiday Decorating with Fresh Greenery Holiday decorating is probably one of the best experiences when it comes to the holiday season. Picking and choosing fun and colorful themes to go with all add to the holiday atmosphere. Have you ever considered holiday decorating with fresh greenery? Fresh greenery holiday decorating is one of the oldest [...]

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