Included bark in a tree crotch

Included bark in a tree crotch

Why Do Tree Limbs Fail?  One of the culprits of a large limb breaking out of a tree is when a large limb union has INCLUDED BARK. Rather than a strong limb structure, the union has bark that has grown into the crotch. When this kind of tree limb hangs over your house,...
Chainsaws

Chainsaws

It may not be a surprise to anyone, but chainsaws are part of our every day experince. Our Stihl Chainsaws with bars from 16″ to 48″ have been our dependable tool of choice. So why Stihl brand? They have proved to be rugged and stand up to daily use. After...
Is topping the best for a tree?

Is topping the best for a tree?

Tree topping is historically a common method of controlling a tree’s size. In more recent years, bucket trucks and lifts have allowed us to prune/trim trees in a way that makes the tree stronger and healthier while also in line with professional standards. NORMAL TREE...
When the tree falls

When the tree falls

When the tree falls… Who is responsible for a storm damaged tree? We all enjoy trees when they add value to our properties, shade to our backyard, and privacy near a property boundary. However, when a tree falls on our property, it is likely to raise our blood...