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
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?
We go through the same thing each holiday season; we hang lights on our trees, have a little twirl around the tree to wrap the lights around it, and end up with crossed strands that are almost impossible to remove in the new season. There is a better way, but before delving deeper into lighting though, we should discuss how to choose the best tree. A brittle and dried up tree won’t be able to support all of those wires, so focus on finding a fresh tree. Here’s how to select and … [Read more...] about Choosing and Lighting a Christmas Tree
When trees shed their leaves for dormancy, there are various ways to prepare your tree for the winter season. Some factors like excess temperature, ground soil freeze, and ice showers may have a negative impact on your tree’s health. In this article Todd will discuss the main methods you can use to prepare your trees for the coming cold months. What is a Deciduous Tree The term ‘deciduous tree’ refers to a tree that sheds all of its leaves seasonally during the fall months … [Read more...] about Deciduous Trees, Dormancy, and Winter Months
How well a tree grows largely depends on many factors. The time of the year, the shade, the temperature, and other factors come into play to determine the survival of the plant. A tree should be planted in late fall or in early spring. There is also a need for you to control the amount of sunlight the tree receives. Whenever you are planting a tree, the future of your plant should be thoroughly considered. toddsmariettatreeservices.com compiled the following five crucial tips you should take … [Read more...] about Tree Expert Shares 5 Important Tree Planting Tips
Spring is in the air and there’s never been a better time to ensure your yard stays healthy inside and out. The trees and shrubs you plant are a form of living investment that will only grow – literally and in terms of value – as time passes. When trees and shrubs are properly selected and planted, you can expect them to thrive if they are given the right care. Caring for plants includes fertilizing, pruning, and the occasional pest control. At toddsmariettatreeservices.com we perform the … [Read more...] about Preparing Your Trees for Spring
From your tree’s perspective, soil is the primary ingredient in its environment. It is not enough to merely plant a tree, though. You’ll need to make sure they are getting the right amount of water, too. A balance needs to be met, and understanding a tree’s water and soil requirements can substantially benefit its health. Allow www.toddsmariettatreeservices.com to inspect your tree’s soil, and keep reading for suggestions on how to enhance the health of your tree, landscape, and plant’s … [Read more...] about Tree Watering and Soil Fundamentals