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  • Prepping to Plant

    Prepping to Plant

    Planting a tree involves more than digging a hole and tossing in young trees you bought on sale. Thorough planning and professional guidance are essential if you want a (Read more...)
  • The Dangers of Tree Removal

    The Dangers of Tree Removal

    Tree care work in general is hazardous, but tree removal is especially dangerous. Successfully felling a tree requires knowledge of tree physics, biology, dangerous tools, (Read more...)
  • Planting & Transplanting

    Planting & Transplanting

    After you’ve conceptualized your finished yard, it’s time to buy and plant your tree! It may only take a few hours to transplant a tree, but the process often (Read more...)
  • Why Plant a Tree?

    Why Plant a Tree?

    Planting trees is a natural way to add value to your property, reduce energy costs, spruce up your landscape, and nurture the surrounding wildlife. Add Value to Your (Read more...)
  • Pruning Dos and Don'ts

    Pruning Dos and Don’ts

    DO: Ask your arborist or tree care company if they prune according to the American National Standards Institute standard for tree pruning, which is called ANSI A300. This (Read more...)
Tree Care Tips

Welcome to Tree Care Tips

Tree Care Tips, created and maintained by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), seeks to provide homeowners with information on caring for trees and protecting (Read more...)

PLANTING

DISEASES & PESTS

PRUNING

DAMAGE & PREVENTION

SOIL & ROOTS

SAFETY