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How to Maintain a Tree- Your 10 Year Maintenance Plan

How to Maintain a Tree: Your 10 Year Maintenance Plan

Trees not only bring beauty to the space around us, they also play a huge role in the environment, aiding life on Earth. Approximately 70,000 square kilometres of forests are cut down annually, that is between 3.5 billion and 7 billion trees lost every year! Being the biggest plants on Earth, trees are responsible for […]

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How to Get Ready for Crop Cultivation

How to Get Ready for Crop Cultivation

Food is the most basic need of man; it is fundamental to human existence. But, as a gardener, you know that there is along process – from preparing seedbeds to sowing, to crop nutrition to management – to make sure that the food you grow is worth eating. Factors to consider before cultivation Lots of […]

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School Tree Inspections

Importance of School Tree Inspections

Trees are known for enhancing the overall appeal of a school campus. More than that, trees contribute to cleaner air as they produce the oxygen that we all breathe in. But, if tree inspections and maintenance are not adhered to, the trees we look up to can pose risks to people and property where they […]

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Common Tree Problems and Solutions.JK

Common Tree Problems and Solutions

Everyday life has become too hectic. We rush out of the house in the morning, wondering where our car keys are, or whether we can get an extension on our project due tomorrow. Until, one day, after another hard day in the office we pull into our driveway and notice that, what was once a […]

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Different Soil Types

Different Soil Types and their Characteristics

Even with just a little arboriculture knowledge, everyone knows how essential the soil is as a medium of plant growth. The soil is responsible for holding moisture, supporting the roots, and providing air, nutrients, and minerals needed for plant nourishment. In order for your plant to achieve optimal growth, you must use the appropriate soil […]

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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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