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
Killing tree roots, removing them, and cutting them are three ways to control the growth of roots, and the damage they can cause to driveways, retainer walls, and home foundations. Each of these actions has the potential to solve your principle problem, while creating another one. In this article, we will discuss each option and how it affects your tree and landscape. We will also provide several alternatives which could potentially solve your root problems. Identifying Your Root Problem In … [Read more...] about Tree Root Killing, Removal, and Cutting