Simply put, trees grow up, trees grow out, and trees grow down. In one form or another, trees are always growing throughout their lifecycle, and do so until their death. Knowing how they grow can improve your landscaping and gardening practices. Our team at Todd's Marietta Tree Services constructed practical information below about tree growth and will dispel some common myths. Do Trees Grow from the Bottom Up? Yes. Trees do grow from the bottom up in the sense that the roots are transporting … [Read more...] about How Do Trees Grow?
Construction, landscaping, and hardscaping projects all involve some level of planning and in many cases, the acquisition of land disturbance permits. Part of the planning for such projects should include the protection of existing trees on the site. Nearly every municipality and county (nationwide) has created, adopted, or adapted a set of ordinances or codes which regulate how existing trees should be protected during land disturbance activities. These ordinances serve to protect the health … [Read more...] about Tree Protection Instructions During Construction, Landscaping, and Hardscaping Projects
For property owners in the City of Marietta or Cobb County Ga, the following tree removal permit information will help you better understand the city and county requirements you must meet for a tree removal permit. City of Marietta Georgia Tree Permit The information above is an excerpt from toddsmariettatreeservices.com/removal-permit-ordinance/marietta-ga/ PRIVATE PROPERTY – (single family dwelling) within Marietta City limits, notification of tree removal or a tree removal permits IS … [Read more...] about Cobb and Marietta GA Tree Removal Permit Process
Whether the roots are growing protruding the foundation, or the canopy is large enough to graze the house, that tree has grown too close to your home. Depending on the species and maturity of the tree in question, there are a few distinctions and options to explore before considering tree removal as a definitive solution. Tree Roots Grow Far from the Trunk Understanding how tree roots grow is important to protect your home and foundation. The reach of the tree roots is usually determined by … [Read more...] about A Tree is Growing Too Close to My House – Trim or Remove It
With hurricane season slowly winding down, most property owners may be considering removing large trees in a bid to avoid damages to their homes or businesses in the future. Some mature tree benefits you can enjoy include a higher property value, energy savings that comes with shading, cleaner and fresher air, and the aesthetic benefits. Below, Todd’s tree professionals outline several ways of establishing and maintaining more trees that are resistant to hurricanes and urban forest settings. … [Read more...] about Hurricane Planting Tips and Trees For Your Marietta Landscape
Our team at Todd’s is called to perform tree pruning on a regular basis. Pruning is when specific stems and branches are removed from a tree for the sake of the tree as a whole. Pruning is also used to thin the canopy of the tree and allow more sunlight and air to reach the tree; keeping it healthy and free from disease. Cutting is typically done to larger branches. Cutting is used to get rid of dead, damaged, and diseased branches to prevent organisms and insects from damaging the tree. Keep on … [Read more...] about The Right Time for Tree Cutting, Pruning, and Emergency Tree Removal