Why Should You Avoid Monocultures In Your Seattle Yard?

An adequately landscaped lawn is great to look at, although getting the right mix of plants can be a difficult decision. You may be drawn to a specific type of plant, and you may be inclined to put it all over your yard. This practice may be dangerous as having a lack of biodiversity in […]

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Should I Put Mulch Around My Trees?

Along with light, water is one of the essential factors in making a tree healthy. Having your trees on a regular watering cycle can be necessary for some trees, especially since recent summers in the Pacific NW have been drier than those in the past. If you want the trees in your Seattle, Eastside or […]

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Professional Pruning Keeps Your Trees Healthy

Did you know improper pruning methods can cause lasting damage to a tree?  Branches broken off in a windstorm can also cause damage that lasts far beyond the initial cleanup.  Why? Trees deal with wounds differently Trees deal with wounds in a very different way than you or I. When we are wounded, our body […]

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Snowfall Can Damage Trees On Your Seattle Property

During periods of heavy snowfall or sleet, all trees can be susceptible to breakage.  The age, health or size of the tree doesn’t matter though dying or diseased trees are usually more prone to damage. In the Pacific NW, downed trees or broken branches can happen in the snow for a multitude of reasons. How […]

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Benefits of using a bucket truck for tree work

  Climbing trees is both a skill, as well as an art form in the way it is uniquely learned and executed. Some are good at, and others not so much. But even the best climbers in the world cannot provide some of the services that a mediocre bucket truck operator can.   Mobility: In […]

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Top off your beer, not your tree!

  Topping a tree is generally an outdated practice that can often times cause more harm than good. Because of the way trees heal their wounds, you create a situation where the wood then becomes exponentially more susceptible to a variety of structural and fungal ailments. Topping is the process of removing the top portion […]

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When we remove trees, its for a good reason!

  Whenever possible, our goal is always to maintain, preserve, and improve our northwest trees. Whenever a removal is performed, it is for a good reason, and we encourage and often perform replanting in these situations. We tend to post many of our tree removal pictures, as it showcases the heavy equipment, climber and operator skill, and […]

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Crane Tree Removal in Bellevue, WA

    Our crews performing crane tree removal in Bellevue, WA. This form of tree removal is a huge advantage to our customers, due to the lack of impact to the surrounding area of the tree. Instead of piecing out the tree as it is climbed, and letting the trunk/wood rounds fall – larger sections […]

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Worried about your tree’s failing during wind or other inclement weather?

We have some tips for identifying potential issues, weaknesses, and the general health of your trees. The following points are intended as a general reference, and are not to take the place of a professional assessment. As a homeowner in the great Pacific Northwest, you are probably used to enjoying the trees on your property. You […]

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Western Red Cedar (Thuja Plicata)

The Western Red-Cedar can stand to a graceful height of sixty to one hundred and thirty feet tall, but has been known to stand two hundred and seventy seven feet tall with a diameter of nearly fourteen feet. It can take over one thousand years to reach this size. The oldest confirmed Western Red-cedar was […]

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