Certified Arborist – Why Hire One In The First Place?

“Is it really necessary to hire a certified arborist?”“Isn’t certification just a license to charge more for the same exact work as another company?” Those are very common questions. But consider this, “Is it really necessary to hire a licensed electrician?” Chances are your answer to that question is undoubtedly “Yes!” You wouldn’t dare hire an unlicensed electrician […]

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Dolce’s Sugar House Maple Madness Tour 2015

Join us Saturday March 14 and/or Saturday March 21 from 9am to 3pm! You’re invited to join us for the 2015 Ohio Maple Madness Driving Tour! Dolce’s is one of 45 stops throughout Ohio. You may have seen us featured in the Heart of Ohio Magazine last year. This is Dolce’s second year on the […]

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Dolce’s Tree Service Gears Up for Maple Month in Ohio

We’re very excited about this year’s Maple Madness® Drive-It-Yourself Tour! With spring just around the corner, it is an opportunity to get out and explore Ohio’s beautiful countryside and have a sweet family adventure. Many locals don’t know this, but it is only around the Great Lakes and eastern Canada that pure maple syrup can […]

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Fall: It’s Time for Fertilization

Fall is a time to enjoy the changing of the leaves and the cool crisp weather. It’s a time for harvest and to prepare for the coming winter. It’s also a time to fertilize trees. Trees in urban settings struggle to maintain their vigor due to unnatural environmental conditions. Because we don’t allow fallen leaves […]

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Fall And Winter Are Pruning Seasons

You may think that the approach of the end of the growing season means you can stop worrying about the trees in your landscape. Think again! Fall and winter are excellent times to examine the safety and health of your trees because with the leaves off, cracks, defects and deadwood are easier to see. “Most […]

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Fall Color Display: No More Cover-Up

The spectacular color displays observed in autumn in Ohio is actually a sugar related cover-up. We enjoy stunning exhibits of a variety of colors from deciduous plants in the eastern United States; only Japan, the British Isles, west central Europe and eastern China have similar, but muted displays. Reds (sumac, maples, Virginia creeper, poison ivy), […]

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Trees: The Innocent Victims of Chainsaw Massacres

There have been such fantastic advances in the medical science that today doctors are doing procedures on an outpatient basis that no one would have even dreamed were possible 50 years ago. With these new techniques available, I’m sure none of you would go to a doctor that was still doing things the way they […]

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Look No Further: Discover Dolce’s Sugar Shack

If you’re looking for something to do with your family or classroom this fall or winter that is educational, fun, interesting, unique and perhaps best of all, free, then look no further. Make plans to visit Dolce’s Sugar Shack. Nestled in the woods just a few hundred feet from our office is a large rustic […]

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Winter Is a Good Time to Prune

Most skilled arborists prefer pruning when trees are dormant. With no leaves on the tree, the arborist is better able to evaluate the tree’s architecture and spot dead and diseased branches. In addition, since the ground is frozen, damage to the turf underneath the tree due to falling limbs and tire tracks is negligible. This […]

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