August 2017

Any Time is a Good Time to Prune

Author Jason Knights

Did you know that any time is a good time to prune your trees and shrubs?  It’s true. And if the tree’s condition presents a danger, you should prune it right away. There are several reasons to prune a tree: To keep its shape and improve appearance; To remove an branch that’s rubbing against another […]

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August 2017

Your August Tree & Yard Checklist

Author admin

It feels like summer just got here and – wouldn’t you know it – fall’s just around the corner. August tree and yard chores bridge the gap between summer and fall: That means maintaining things through the last of summer’s heat and getting things ready for the cooler weather. So here’s your August tree, garden […]

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Summer is here, which means it’s peak time for yard work, pest control, and tree care. To help you out, here’s a checklist of landscape tasks for the months of June and July: June 1. Inspect & treat for defoliating caterpillars like the gypsy moth. Gypsy moths are an invasive species that cause deforestation. They […]

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June 2017

Bugged by Ticks? You’re Not Alone.

Author admin

You’ve probably heard a lot already this season about ticks. While UNH Extension Entomologist Alan Eaton told NHPR that the drought earlier this year in New Hampshire caused tick populations to show only a slight increase this year, it’s important to know that almost all of New Hampshire is considered a high-risk area for ticks. […]

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May 2017

Ask Urban: Lawn Care FAQs

Author admin

Here at Urban Tree Service, we get a lot of questions about lawn, tree and plant care. Since the season is about to get into full swing, we thought we’d take a few minutes to answer some of our customers’ lawn care FAQs: Q: The forsythia has bloomed, is it too late for Crabgrass pre-emergent? A: […]

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Spring is slowly turning to summer and you know what that means: Time to get serious about lawn care! A thick green lawn and healthy landscaping are important to your home’s value. After all, landscaping is the first thing that potential buyers see – think “curb appeal.” Even if you don’t plan to move anytime soon, […]

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