May 2018

Keep Your Lilacs Blooming for Years

Author Jason Knights

One of the great things about New England in the spring is when the lilacs bloom in May. Not only does the area burst with color ranging from the familiar purple to white or even reddish-pink, but they turn the entire region into a virtual Yankee Candle store. No wonder it’s New Hampshire’s State Flower. […]

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April 2018

Introducing The Green Crew

Author Jason Knights

There are certain (usually loud) noises that people associate with tree maintenance. They’re not particularly pleasant, but they’re the sounds of work getting done and happy customers. But what if we didn’t need to make as much noise and help the environment while we’re at it? To us, it was a no-brainer. So we recently […]

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March 2018

It’s Never Too Early to Think About Ticks

Author Jason Knights

I know, when you look out the window to see a foot of snow on the ground, your first thought isn’t about ticks. But tick season is quickly approaching, and late winter/early spring snowstorms can actually help ticks survive by insulating them from bad weather and temperature fluctuations. So as much as we hate to […]

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February 2018

Urban Tree Newsletter Wins TCIA Award

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A 2017 Professional Communications Award from the Tree Care Industry Association was presented to Urban Tree President Ed Hopkins at the Winter Management Conference in Maui this month. For more than 20 years, the TCIA Professional Communications Award has honored marketing and communication excellence within the tree care industry. Awards are given to the companies […]

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January 2018

Mr. Hopkins Goes to Washington

Author Jason Knights

To highlight the tree care industry and to amplify the industry’s voice in Washington, Urban Tree Service President Ed Hopkins met with some 30 other members of the Tree Care Industry Association’s Voice for Trees Political Action Committee (VFT-PAC) on Capitol Hill. The TCIA’s mission is simple: “To advance tree care businesses.” One of the […]

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December 2017

A December Yard Work Checklist

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December is here and we’re finally getting our first taste of snow. You may think that we’re wrapping things up for the year here at Urban Tree, but nothing could be further from the truth: Winter’s a perfect time for some tree work! Work done during the winter doesn’t interfere with outdoor living, and the […]

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