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Removing the tree stump

What makes it so important? When a tree is cut, its stump can be left in the ground or dugout, depending on the property owner’s choice or budget limitations. They can still be put to good use when left in the ground, such as providing a natural bench for sitting or cutting firewood. It is […]

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Getting to Know Your Arborist

Getting to Know Your Arborist

When it comes to proper and effective care for your trees, seek the help of professional services like those from J.K. Cooper Tree Services. The people behind this important task are certified and licensed to care for trees. They are called arborists, and they are the ones who can come to your aid for everything […]

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Mulching-

What is Mulching?

Mulching is a widely-practiced gardening technique that is beneficial for plants when done properly. It is the act of covering the soil with mulches, such as bark, wood chips, leaves, and other organic material, in order to preserve moisture and improve the condition of the soil. The benefits that mulching provides can save you a […]

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Managing Trees That Grow Near Power Lines

Right of Way

Managing Trees That Grow Near Power Lines Having trees on your property adds a natural flair to the general aesthetics, but what do you do when they become a potential cause of danger? It’s no longer just an assumption, but a proven fact that overgrown trees have caused some of the most destructive disasters ever […]

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Summer Tips for Maintaining Garden and Trees

Summer Tips for Maintaining Garden and Trees

Just like us, plants can get quite uncomfortable during the hot days of summer. Your trees can become too dry or dehydrated, and may also become weak and prone to illness. Because of the different weather and high temperature, they may need a certain kind of care in order to remain healthy. Here are a […]

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An apple tree’s trunk blackened by disease.

5 Signs Your Tree Needs a Health Check

Trees are wonderful additions to any backyard. They improve air quality, provide homes for wildlife, cool your home and yard and provide a naturally soothing and pleasant environment. But sometimes trees look a little strange and that weirdness might be a sign that all is not well with your foliage Trees Tell You When They’re […]

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Trees and powerlines growing close together.

Trees and Powerlines: A Dangerous Mix

Trees and vegetation growing too close to powerlines and other infrastructure can cause blackouts, start grass fires, property fires, or bushfires, and increase the risk of electrocution. They can also act as obstructions that restrict access to utility infrastructure. This can hinder essential maintenance leading to further risks. Take Responsibility Making sure that trees on […]

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