Should I remove ivy from my tree?

Remove Ivy from Trees in Cincinnati

Should I remove ivy from my tree? Ivy should be removed off of the bark.  After several years ivy can begin to choke the life out of a tree smothering it and growing into the bark.  A tree with ivy is more susceptible to insects and borers. Read More...


Why Fertilize Your Trees in the Fall

Fall Tree Fertilization in Cincinnati

Fall Tree Feeding is Necessary and Extremely Beneficial for Trees in Cincinnati Homeowners may not realize the full importance of maintaining their trees by performing regularly scheduled tasks throughout the year to keep their trees healthy. In the Cincinnati area, fertilizing your trees in the fall is very important to maintaining the Read More...


My Tree Doesn’t Look Good — What Is Wrong With My Tree?

Tree Under Stress

Why is my tree not looking good? Trees start showing signs of sickness when under stress.  Stress can be caused by many different factor; and trees handle adverse conditions, however, when several stress factors are at work at the same time your tree may become ill.   If your tree looks like it needs some help, it probably does.  Always Read More...


Fertilizing Cincinnati Trees Keeps Them Healthy and Beautiful

Cincinnati Tree Fertilization

Why should I fertilize my trees? A tree needs essential nutrients to survive.  Often, the soil in your yard is deficient in nutrients causing a tree to become stressed.  Fertilizer is used to prevent nutrient deficiencies in trees as well as to cure an already distressed tree.  Fertilize to improve tree vigor and beauty.  You can expect to see Read More...


6 Certified Arborists in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

Cincinnati Arborists

What is a certified arborist? An arborist is a tree care professional educated in arboriculture.   After several years of on the job training experience and course work, an arborist takes a certification test administered by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).  Upon passing the test, he or she becomes a certified arborist.  Read More...


Answers to Cincinnati Tree Trimming Questions

Cincinnati Tree Trimming

Why should I prune my trees? Increased light penetration, air circulation, and healthy growth are 3 reasons to trim trees in Cincinnati.  More light from the sun reduces the risk of fungal diseases developing on leaf surfaces.  Greater airflow throughout the canopy reduces storm damage and the risk of your tree splitting.  And when you prune Read More...


How to Tell If A Tree Is Under Stress

Cincinnati Tree Under Stress

What are symptoms of a sick or distressed tree in Cincinnati? Though a tree can become distressed at any time of the year, trees are especially susceptible during the hot, dry weather Cincinnati normally experiences during July and August. It is best to treat a sick or distressed tree at the first sign of symptoms.   Trees are more susceptible Read More...


What to Consider Before Removing a Large Tree

Removing a Large Tree

The trees on your property provide a beautiful view as well as shade from the sun.  Not to mention the wildlife that live in the branches, giving your home or business a more natural and pleasant setting.   Although trees improve the value of your property, sometimes a tree can pose a serious danger. A tree standing too close to a building or Read More...


How to Mulch for Healthy Trees

Correct Mulch Placement

Mulch is healthy for trees when used correctly.  Mulch helps to simulate a forest environment.  In a forest environment trees receive natural organic fertilizer from the decomposing dead trees and leaves on the forest floor.  When trees are surrounded by grass they are in an alien environment and the grass roots compete with tree roots for the Read More...


Emerald Ash Borer Contributing to Power Outages in Ohio

EAB Factor in Ohio Power Outage

The Dayton Daily News reported on Thursday, Dead and dying trees — especially ash trees 
destroyed by the emerald ash borer — contributed heavily to storm-related power outages that affected more than a million Ohioans, Dayton Power & Light said Thursday. DP&L said more ash trees could fall. Some dying trees outside the utility’s Read More...