Category: Tree Care

Trees are the Roots of Childhood

The value of a tree is immeasurable. For kids, trees are a true wonder. Children can play all day outside in the summer months if they’re able to take a break and rest in a shady spot of a tree. They offer great places to lean up against while they’re having a picnic or enjoying […]
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Diversify Utah’s Trees

There are a few popular tree species that are abundant in Utah. And, with Utah’s harsh weather, it’s easy to select from the list of well-known tough species that are certain to survive on your property. But, this can lead to over-planting of a narrow group which can actually create poorer quality trees. Maples, cottonwoods, […]
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Does Your Tree Need Some Food?

Have you noticed that your tree is starting to just look a little sad? It doesn’t look dead, and there’s no diseased branches, but it looks like it could use a little boost, right? Well, don’t worry and don’t assume you have no other choice than to tear it out. There are a lot of […]
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The Best Fruit Trees for Utah

Before you grab that fruit tree that’s on sale at Home Depot, make sure it’s a good fit for your zone, otherwise you may be calling us in just a couple years to help you pull out a dead tree. To understand what fruits grow best for your location, you’ll want to know what hardiness […]
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Pre-Spring Tree Care

A fresh blanket of snow makes our valley feel magical. It can also hide problematic areas in our yards. Although your trees are probably still covered in snow, it’s not a bad idea to start considering upcoming spring tree care. Proper tree care in the spring months is a great way to improve the overall […]
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Can Trees Freeze and Die in a Harsh Winter?

The cold hits and we all throw on extra layers of clothing. But what does a tree do when the cold strikes? They don’t have a winter coat, yet they are able to live through harsh winters year after year. It’s very rare for a tree to freeze to death, and this blog is here […]
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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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Forest Changes in Utah

If you love Utah’s trees as much as we do, you may be interested in learning about the changes that have taken place throughout the state in Utah’s natural forest areas. Global Forest Watch monitors changes in forests throughout the world and is a cool resource for details on overall world climate impacts, fire data, […]
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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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