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Category: Tree Pruning

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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Why You Shouldn’t Top Your Trees

If you have a tree that is getting larger than you’d like or is creating a safety hazard, don’t simply chop off the top. It may seem like the best choice at the time, but it creates complications for the health of the tree. There are three main reasons why people top their trees: For […]
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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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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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Fall Pruning – Yay or Nay?

Now is a great time to prep your yard and garden for the cooler autumn weather. It’s such a relief to have your trees, shrubs, plants, and grass manicured and ready for that first snow before the frost really arrives. Fall yard cleanup and prep work is almost more fun than spring cleaning. However, be […]
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It’s Prudent to Prune

Pruning and trimming are important components of annual yard maintenance, but you may be wondering what the difference is. Pruning is the selected removal of dead or diseased branches to encourage proper growth and keep the tree healthy. Trimming applies to cutting back overgrown plants or parts of a tree to maintain a desired look […]
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