How to Cure Leaf Scorch

Are you noticing that there are some leaves on your tree that appear to be brown and sunburnt? This is a fairly common ailment called leaf scorch that affects most varieties of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs. There are three known causes of leaf scorch; bacterial diseases, traumatic environment, and nutrient deficiency.     Nutrient…

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The Benefits of Homeowner’s Insurance for Tree Clean Up

Homeowner’s insurance and trees have roots that run deep. Every year, thousands of homeowners’ file claims due to a fallen tree on their property. Some of these claims are paid, and some are not. It’s important to understand why and the benefit of homeowner’s insurance for tree clean up or damage. Most homeowner’s insurance policies will pay…

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A Great Part of Being a Kid – Climbing Trees

Climbing a tree helps kids gain strength, flexibility, dexterity, and improves their problem-solving skills and sense of self-efficacy. But which trees should you or your children climb? What are the signs of a good climbing tree? And how do you do it with the least amount of risk?   Slow-Growing and Strong-Branched Fast-growing trees like…

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The 5 Top Fruit Trees for New Jersey

Fruit trees are great for sprucing up a dull yard, attracting those ever important honey bees, and providing yummy fruit to eat!  If you can freeze them or can them these fruits will make a great cobbler or pie all year round!  Sometimes it’s tough to decide which fruit trees to plant, but if you…

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The Best Flowering Shrubs for Your Springtime Garden

Springtime in New Jersey is a lush and brightly colored season. Perennials are starting to bloom, annuals are almost ready to be planted, and it’s time to start thinking about the best flowering shrubs to add to your landscape. New Jersey’s average spring temperature of 50 degrees means it’s the perfect place to plant the kind…

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The Essentials of Spring Tree Care

Trees enhance our lives in so many ways. They keep our air clean, bring year-round beauty and interest to our landscapes, shade us in the summer, put on a show-stopping display in the fall and fill us with wonder with their snow-covered branches in winter. They do so much to enrich our lives and ask…

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