Don’t let your dying tree fall on your house. All trees grow, age, and will eventually die, knowing the signs of a troubled tree and how to respond will keep your property and loved ones safe. Illness and disease can slowly eat away at the health of your trees, and when this happens, knowing what to do becomes critical. In some cases, the signs are so subtle that trouble is overlooked, and the tree subsequently falls on your car or house. toddsmariettatreeservices.com explains how to … [Read more...] about My Tree is Dying – What Do I Do?
Is the lack of information impacting your ability to care for and fight disease on the otherwise resilient hickory tree? Hickory trees are among the most durable trees native to the United States. Any of the hickory tree species should be considered for your mid-sized or large landscape for their beauty and ease of care. toddsmariettatreeservices.com gathered hickory tree facts, diseases, care tips, and answers some frequently asked questions. Hickory Tree Facts Hickory trees are a member of … [Read more...] about Hickory Tree Facts, Diseases, and Care
Too much or not enough of this can kill your tree. The fallen leaves and needles we rake or blow away from trees are their way of naturally protecting their roots, thus, we mulch. Tree roots depend on moist nutrient-rich soil year-round for continued growth and increased health. Every fall, your trees should be mulched appropriately to ensure their winter survival and spring prosperity. toddsmariettatreeservices.com presents the definition, importance, and proper application of mulch for … [Read more...] about Proper Mulching Techniques Around Trees
That concerning tree in your yard may be diseased and risky to leave unaddressed. However, inaction is what often leads to severe and avoidable damage. While diseased trees can pose a threat to your landscape, property, and surrounding people, identifying and treating such cases properly can mitigate and prevent disastrous tree fall situations. toddsmariettatreeservices.com names five common tree diseases in Marietta GA, how to identify, treat, and when to have the tree evaluated by a … [Read more...] about 5 Marietta Ga Tree Diseases – Identification and Treatment
You may be unknowingly spreading disease all over your landscape. Those yellow, brown, or black spots on your tree may be anthracnose. Avoid hosing down your tree to try and clean it, you could be spreading this fungi everywhere! Over time and repeated attacks, anthracnose can weaken your tree’s health and provide an opportunity for other disease and infestation. Once identified, tree anthracnose should be treated immediately. toddsmariettatreeservices.com gathered this information to … [Read more...] about How to Identify, Treat, and Prevent Anthracnose
Controlling nasty tree pests is easy and you can do it without toxic chemicals. For more than two centuries, variations of homemade insecticidal soaps have been used to control invasive tree and garden insects. Homemade insecticidal soaps are easy to use and safer than conventional or industrial pesticides. Using them will save you from unnecessary exposure to the components of store-bought pesticides. In this article, the professionals at toddsmariettatreeservices.com explain how to make and … [Read more...] about Insecticidal Soap Recipe to Control Tree Pests
Tree emergencies come in all shapes and sizes. Many times, there is an emergency situation brewing underneath the surface and goes unnoticed until it's too late and catastrophic damage is done. Part of being a responsible and prepared property owner is learning to identify the warning signs of a tree emergency and how to take preemptive action. In this article, the professionals at toddsmariettatreeservices.com explain how to identify tree problems which constitute an emergency, and what … [Read more...] about How to Identify a Tree Emergency
Azaleas are one of the most beautiful perennial shrubs you can have in your yard. They are also one of the most poisonous to people and their pets, yet they remain one of the South's favorites to plant.Planting azaleas in your Marietta Georgia yard will give a springtime color show with their signature blooms year after year. Closely related to rhododendrons, this easy to care for shrub is a slow grower but well worth the effort and wait. The team at toddsmariettatreeservices.com collected the … [Read more...] about Azalea Planting and Care for Your Marietta Yard
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