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Category: Tree Care

Protect Your Trees from Hungry Animals

You may not be the only one that loves your trees. Rodents and deer may also want to take advantage of the tree you’ve planted on your property. Even if you think these animals are cute and enjoy watching them scurry around, it is possible for them to do irreparable damage to your trees. We […]
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Why Leaves Change and Fall in Autumn

Trees must change their leaf color and drop the leaves before winter as part of a survival process. Since trees are literally rooted to their spot, they must adapt to endure the freezing months. In Utah, we’re lucky to see the gorgeous displays of color from our many trees. The National Park Services states: “Broadleaf […]
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Tips to Prevent Wildfires

A KSL News article published on September 12th stated that the West was seeing at least 56 fires at that time. Of those 56 fires, 29 were defined as “uncontained large fires” according to the National Interagency Coordination Center. KSL News also reported that 19,500 firefighters were battling over 813,000 acres collectively of fires across […]
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Indications of Tree Stress

Urban trees typically only live a few decades, whereas the same tree in the forest could live for over a hundred years. City stressors take a toll on tree health, even more so than disease or insect infestations. According to the Arbor Day Foundation, most urban tree issues are a result of improper planting, watering […]
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Successful Tree Planting in Summer

Start a healthy tree off right by planting it properly. Planting a tree during the summer months can be a little tricky, but with these tips, you can ensure it thrives. During these stifling, hot months in Utah, a new tree needs a little extra TLC, but its roots can grow quickly during the summer […]
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Tips for Healthy Trees

Water restrictions are in place throughout Utah this summer, but that doesn’t mean you should stop watering your trees. You can let your lawn go brown and it will be able to repair itself eventually, but a tree can’t rebound the same way. Trees are important to our ecosystem and should provide shade and beauty […]
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Marching into Spring

Winter may linger for a bit longer here in Utah, but spring is on the way. On warmer days this month, there are lots of great things you can do in your yard to get prepped for the spring and summer months. You may have some areas that you didn’t get around to cleaning up […]
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Fun Facts About Trees

One of our oldest natural resources is the tree. Trees have provided us with shelter, fire, food, paper, beauty, protection, and so much more. It’s clear that we think trees are cool here at Timber Ridge Tree Service, so we thought we’d share some fun facts about them with you: The world’s shortest tree is […]
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Go Green with a Real Christmas Tree

That green tree in your living room for the holidays can also be green for another reason: the environment. Artificial trees are popular, and for good reason. You can reuse it year after year. You can buy a pre-lit one and never have to string lights again. You can fluff it however you want and […]
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Our State Tree

Did you know that Utah’s state tree is the quaking aspen? In March of 2014, Governor Gary Herbert signed a bill to change the state tree from the blue spruce to the quaking aspen. The request for the change came from fourth-grade students at an elementary school in Sevier County. They felt the quaking aspen […]
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