Topic : Tree Disease Treatment

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...


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...


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...


Protect Your Trees from the Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer adult

Residents, business owners and public officials are all extremely concerned about the relentless spread of the emerald ash borer in Cincinnati, Ohio. This pretty-but-nasty beetle has killed millions of trees in the Midwest in just six years. And now this invasive insect has been identified in all eight counties in the Greater Cincinnati Read More...


3 Great Videos on Identifying Ash Trees and the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle

The Emerald Ash Borer Beetle is quickly destroying the Ottawa's population of ash trees.  Peter Hume produced these three short videos to raise awareness and educate residents on containing and treating for the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. Take a look... How to Identify an Ash Tree How to Identify the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle How to Identify Read More...


How to Protect Your Trees in Greater Cincinnati from the Asian Longhorned Beetle

Adult Asian Longhorned Beetle

How to Protect Your Trees in Greater Cincinnati from the Asian Longhorned Beetle In June of 2011, municipal officials confirmed the presence of the Asian longhorn beetle in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Asian longhorn beetle is a destructive, non-native insect which was first detected in Brooklyn, New York in 1996. If you find the Asian longhorn Read More...


How to Choose the Right Tree Service Company

Cincinnati Tree Service

Regardless of what kind of property you have, your trees are virtually priceless. They’re not just leafy and beautiful, they work hard for you, too. That’s why choosing the right Cincinnati tree service company is so important. Trees provide: Aesthetic value, enhancing curb appeal as well as the view from indoors. Emotional value. Read More...