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Tree Tips

Feeder roots

When a tree grows, it places “feeder” roots at a special depth in the soil.  If the grade is raised around an existing...

No chains or ropes

When securing anything to a tree, avoid wrapping a chain or rope around the trunk.  As the tree increases in girth over...

Tar spot

“Tar spot” is a common affliction of maple trees.  Fungal attacks on the maple leaves result in black blotches appearing...

Tree cavities

Trees with hollows or “cavities” are not necessarily unsafe.  While a cavity will inevitably increase in size and...
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