What Is Tree Pruning and When Should My Trees Be Pruned?
Learn what tree pruning is, how is helps keep your trees healthy and living for a long-time, and when your trees should be pruned.
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St. Patrick’s Day and the Backstory of the Four-Leaf Clover
St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most popular holidays in the world, celebrated on March 17th each year. It’s a day when people wear green, eat traditional Irish food, and drink Guinness beer. But beyond the festivities, there’s a deeper meaning to St. Patrick’s Day that goes back centuries. In this blog post, we’ll…
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Spring is Right Around the Corner: Not according to Punxsutawney Phil.
As we enter the month of March, spring and an increase in warm weather are top of mind for most of us. Unfortunately, at the beginning of February, legendary groundhog Punxsutawney Phil predicted that we would be in for another few weeks of winter weather. Though this is not always a reliable prediction, it seems…
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Black History Month – Notable Inventors
Have you ever wondered who invented the potato chip? Or how the refrigerator came to be a staple in homes across America and abroad? These are two of many inventions contributed by African American inventors to the advancement of technology. In honor of Black History Month, the final blog post for the month of February…
Blooming Through Time: What’s the Big Deal with Roses?
The scent and look of roses are commonly associated with Valentine’s day and the month of February. They are a symbol of love, rebirth, and renewal. There are currently over 150 genus Rosa ( Rose Family) species around the world. Some staple Valentine’s day gifts dawning this flower that you will see are freshly bought bouquets,…
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Ticks: Prevention and Protection Tips
As the temperatures start to warm up, many of us are eager to start spending more time outside. However, a growing concern in the New York area is an increase in ticks and tick-borne illnesses. In this week’s blog post, we will discuss some of the causes of the increase in tick activity and tips and tricks for prevention and protection.
Ash Trees: Identifying Traits to Look Out For
Recently, a client called for our tree service technicians to come out to their home to address a concern with a tree on the property. The tree type in question? Ash Trees. Considering the tree was towering over the client’s home and the recent infestations of EAB in the area, there was a real risk…
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Tree Stump Removal: The Stumps Have Got To Go
This week let’s dive into an often-neglected aspect of creating the perfect landscape design for your family’s home: tree stumps. Some of my less experienced readers just beginning their landscaping journey may wonder, “What exactly is a tree stump?” The stump is the lowest portion above the ground of any tree & has many vital…
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Ice Storms & Your Home: What You Need To Know.
The winter season is fully upon us, and with it comes the dangers that snow/ice storms can inflict upon your property. Fallen trees, icy roads, & an array of icicles are just some of the things that make this time of year so hazardous. Ice storms are particularly dangerous, causing over twenty thousand injuries yearly,…
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Summer Renovation Success: The Essential Guide
Six Diamonds Tree Service technicians are pruning unruly tree branches. NOW IS THE TIME! The New Year has just begun, meaning you have approximately 161 days from when this blog posts before the first day of summer. Take the time to start planning your expansive summer projects. With Covid -19 finally winding down and the…
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Landscaping: A Look To The Past For Inspiration For The Present.
The art of landscaping has a rich, fascinating history that dates back to ancient times. From the hanging gardens of Babylon to the sprawling parks of modern cities, people have been shaping & modifying the land around them for thousands of years. Looking back at different layouts of historical landscaping examples can be a great…
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Maximizing Sustainability: Tips for Recycling Your Christmas Tree.
A Season for giving, making memories with loved ones, and being Eco-Friendly Did you know that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that twenty-five percent of all waste for the year is created between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day? Now that most of the holiday season has come and gone, it’s time to think…
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