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Tree Lopping: Why It's a Tree Maintenance Practice You Shouldn't Ignore

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Tree lopping, also known as “tree topping,” is a tree pruning method that involves cutting off the top of a tree or other tree parts for various reasons. Although some people assume that lopping and tree pruning are the same, they have a slight difference in that tree lopping is a more selective and drastic tree trimming method. Tree lopping is only done when certain specific conditions warrant it. It’s a practice that only certified tree specialists should carry out since it requires some special tools and skills.…

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Top 3 Signs That Show Your Tree is Dead Or Dying And It's Time For A Tree Removal Service

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Safety is one of the primary reasons why you may have to cut down a tree on your property. Dead and dying trees or tree branches pose a great danger to life and property because they can come falling at any moment. Attempting a DIY tree removal is ill-advised, and you should always bring in expertly skilled and experienced professionals for the job. While you shouldn’t cut down the tree yourself, what you can do is ensure that you call in the tree removalists in time to avoid all the associated risk.…

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When a Dangerous Tree Needs to Be Removed in a Hurry

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When a person is unwell, their health can decline slowly. A person could also suffer an accident that places their well being in immediate jeopardy. It’s the same with the trees in your backyard. The tree might slowly decline in health until it reaches the point of no return, or it might be affected by an event (such as extreme weather) that rapidly changes its fortunes. Whatever the reason, the well being of the tree is going to be secondary to the damage the tree could inflict upon your property and possessions if it was to fall or shed a significant branch.…

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Why Trimming Trees Near Power Lines Is Dangerous

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If your mature tree’s canopy is beginning to envelop nearby power lines, for safety’s sake, you should seriously consider pruning it. Once a tree’s branch meets an overhead electric wire, that tree is likely to become energized. That means the tree could electrocute anyone that touches it, and cause injury or even death. Are you considering pruning a tree on your property? If there are overhead electric wires within 10 feet of its branches, you could be putting yourself in serious danger.…

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4 Awesome Ideas for Tree Stump Planters

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Have you recently had a tree removed from your garden? Instead of digging the stump up, why not turn it into a unique planter? This is a lovely way to create a talking point around your old tree, and it’s a really interesting method of displaying plants and flowers. Keep reading for four ideas on how to use your old tree stump as a planter. You’ll soon be wishing you had more trees to chop down!…

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Factors to consider before selecting a tree harvesting system

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For you to conduct a successful timber harvesting process, several types of equipment are required to assist you in the harvesting process. Examples of the harvesting equipment include skidders, chainsaws, feller-bunchers, tracked harvesters, wheeler harvesters, chippers and forwarders among others. The machines will be used for felling, logging and transportation of the logs from the felling site to the mill. However, before the entire harvesting process is initiated, there are several factors that you must consider to guarantee the effectiveness and completion of the harvesting process.…

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A Happy Hollow Home: How the Hollow in Your Tree Can Help the Environment

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Old trees are like mountains. They rise up, indomitable and powerful, providing shade and beauty for your garden in equal measure. However, while these woody sentinels may appear robust and sturdy on the outside, they are not completely impervious to harm. Many natural–and unnatural–forces can damage trees, such as termites, high winds and pruning done too close to the trunk.  What often occurs once a tree has been damaged in this way is that over time the damaged area begins to decay, and this decay eventually forms a hollow in the tree.…

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How to Tell If Your Tree Is Planted in the Wrong Place

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When planted wisely, trees can provide your garden with a whole host of benefits. They offer shade for those hot summer days, create a relaxing atmosphere, help you reduce your energy bills, and even increase the value of your home by as much as 20%. Unfortunately, if you plant your tree without carefully considering its future and its surroundings, you may discover too late that you planted it in the wrong location.…

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Make the correct cut when lopping trees

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Tree lopping involves pruning and trimming various parts of the tree including branches and twigs. Prune your trees correctly and no one notices. However, prune your trees incorrectly and everybody will notice. There’s fine line between perfect and poor pruning. You want to get rid of developing defects in a manner that does not mar the tree, leaving it appearing natural and healthy. When you decide to prune a tree on your own, you must take into account the proper pruning techniques.…

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Autumn Is Fast Approaching; It's Time To Get Your Trees Pruned

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Summer is nearly over and autumn is fast beckoning. Soon, trees all over will be shedding their leaves, and in so doing, changing the landscape completely. If you have trees within your compound, then it’s that time of the year when you need to get them tended to. More specifically, your trees need a pruning service. Below, find out just why you need to do so at this time. Reduce leaf-fall…

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