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Should You Prune Your Christmas Tree?

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Decorating a Christmas tree is a cherished holiday tradition in many families. A tree can look beautiful with lights and ornaments hanging on its branches, and the presence of special gifts around its base can make it even more special. Pruning trees might not always be necessary, but it can help trees look their best. […]

Tips for Planting Trees Like a Pro

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Planting trees is not as simple as digging a hole and dropping in a sapling. It is important to use proper techniques to ensure the tree’s health and optimal growth. You need to consider the tree’s environment, soil type, and climate to get the best outcome. Here are some tips to help you out. Prepare […]

How to Identify and Manage Dying Trees During the Summer

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Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors and bask in the beauty of nature. However, amidst the lush greenery, watching for dead or dying trees is essential. Dead trees threaten human life and property and harm the environment by spreading diseases and contributing to fire hazards. Therefore, it’s essential to identify and manage […]

Spring Into Action: Why This Is the Season to Plant Trees

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Due to various factors, spring is widely considered the ideal time for planting trees. Trees planted during this season have the best chance of establishing strong roots, growing tall, and staying healthy over a long period. Here are several reasons why this is the wisest time for tree planting. 1. Soil Temperature The temperature of […]

Pruning the Roots of Your Tree to Transplant It

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One rule for gardeners is to make sure that you never damage the roots of your trees. The roots send nutrients and water to the rest of the tree, and if they’re injured, they can’t do their job as well. This can result in the tree weakening or even dying. However, you’ll need to prune […]

5 Benefits of Pruning Trees During the Winter Months

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Contrary to popular belief, trees should not only be cared for when the weather is warm. Tree maintenance can occur during the winter. Tree care specialists care for trees all year round, and they are available to provide their services to both commercial and residential clients. Some trees benefit from being pruned during the winter […]

Fertilizing Your Trees in Fall Keeps Them Healthy All Year

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Applying fertilizer in the fall is one of the most important things you can do to keep your trees as healthy as possible. Knowing how and when to fertilize your trees is essential to proper tree care. Altar Tree Service can give you advice on how and when to fertilize your trees for the best […]