When to Worry About a Leaning Tree?

leaning tree in park

A leaning tree can definitely be a cause for concern, though it’s not always a problem. Indeed, many trees may develop a naturally leaning growth form due to genetics or site conditions which is perfectly sustainable. But a lean may also be a sign of a serious underlying problem—and quite possibly a serious liability and […]

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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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Tips for Winter Tree Care

snow covered trees in winter

True, winters in Atlanta aren’t all that bad compared to much of the country – and that’s the way most of us like it! That said, wintertime in this part of the country can still be a bit on the harsh side, with wild temperature swings, ice storms, and cold winds. All of that speaks […]

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Can You Save a Decaying Tree?

Decaying Tree Care

The decline of a cherished tree can be hard to watch—not to mention potentially anxiety-inducing, as you wonder whether a specimen in your yard is compromised enough to pose a risk to life and property. But is a tree showing signs of decay altogether doomed? And, if not, what can be done to reverse the […]

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Why Is My Tree Losing Leaves In The Summer?

It’s summertime and living should be easy, but that may not be the case for trees losing their leaves in the metro Atlanta area. While the climate in the metro area is considered subtropical with four distinct seasons, summer tends to be sizzling and humid, which can take a toll on trees. Water and Temperature […]

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