Protecting Your Trees During Spring Storm Season

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Spring is officially here, and that means Atlanta is rolling right into prime time for storms. The weather can be unruly this time of year—even downright dangerous. That means the cityscape’s trees often take a major beating during these atmospherically volatile months. Protecting your trees from storm damage—and protecting your property and personal safety from […]

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Can Frost & Winter Weather Cause Damage to Your Trees?

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All things considered, Atlanta, Georgia (like most of the rest of the state) has winters decidedly on the mild side of things. But that doesn’t mean we don’t see occasional deep cold snaps, decent snowfalls, and ice storms. Harsher winter weather can definitely do a number on your property’s trees, so it’s essential to know […]

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Managing Winter Injury & Ice Damage to Leyland Cypress

Leyland Cypress

An exceedingly common landscaping tree in Georgia (and across large swaths of the country), Leyland cypress is prized for its rapid growth and dense evergreen foliage, which translates to a planting nicely suited to forming privacy screens, hedges, and windbreaks. But this hybrid cross between two West Coast conifers—the Monterey cypress, which has a naturally […]

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Are Destructive Pine Beetles Damaging Your Trees in Georgia?

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There are no more important forest pests in Georgia than the pine bark beetles, which include some five native species in the state spread across two genera. While both natural and potentially destructive forces at a large scale in the state’s timberlands, pine bark beetles can also impact homeowners in urban and suburban settings, targeting […]

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