Plant Health Care

Did You Know Removal of an Unhealthy Tree May NOT Be Necessary?


If you’ve noticed your tree is not as healthy as it used to be, it may be possible to prolong its life through plant health care management.

Customers often call us for tree removal after their tree has been dead for some time. Had they called us at the first signs of being unhealthy, we could have possibly saved it.

A healthy tree can fight most disease and insects on its own. But when it’s overall health is jeopardized it becomes susceptible to disease and/or insect infestation.

Causes of Poor Tree Health.


If you notice your trees are unhealthy, you may have issues with:

  • Girdling roots
  • Damaged roots
  • Inadequate soil
  • Compacted soil
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Invasive insects

Treatments to Improve Tree Health.


Treatments for these issues are:

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    Fertilizer
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    Soil amendments
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    Fungicide sprays
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    Insecticide sprays
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    Air spade work
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    Soil de-compaction
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    Vertical and surface mulching
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    Drought services (tree Watering)
plant health care through the use of fertilizer for trees planted in city neighborhoods

Fertilization

plant health care through the use of fungicide spray to treat apple scab on crab apple trees

Fungicide Sprays

Learn More About Plant Health Care.

The ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) has created a detailed educational brochure about plant health care. Use the button below to download it.

Needs of Trees in Urban Environments.


If you live in a city or urban environment chances are that, without fertilization, your trees may not get the nutrients they need. Most trees planted in the city limits will undergo stress.

In this case it will be important that you provide them with proper care. Call us today for help with developing a treatment plan.

Keep your tree healthy and it will take care of itself!

healthy tree in the city

Trees In Neighborhoods
& Urban Environments

Treat Your Tree, Don’t Remove It!

You have options!

Prevention and early detection is key. Call or email for an estimate or to schedule a consultation with one of our Certified Arborists to keep your trees healthy or nurse them back to vitality.