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To Grind Or Not To Grind, That Is The Question

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

Are you thinking about removing one of the treasured trees in your yard? There are many reasons you might have to remove a tree that you would otherwise want to keep. It might be diseased, have suffered damage in a storm, be in the way of a landscape redesign or be intruding on a neighbor or even a power line.

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High-Tech Tree Care – For Free!

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

In this day and age there is, as they say, “an app for everything.” Thanks to work by the U.S. Forest Service and a number of private-sector partners and educational institutions, there is an app for analyzing everything from your tree’s energy savings to its predicted growth rate. Even better, it’s free.

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Drought Years? No Problem With These Trees

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

It’s spring in the Conejo Valley — the perfect time to add to the beauty of your yard by planting a new tree or two. Aside from making your yard more beautiful and adding shade in the summer, well maintained landscaping also actually increases the value of your home.

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Planting A Tree? Play It Safe!

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

If you’ve recently made a trip to the nursery and picked out the perfect tree to plant in your yard, you’re probably pretty excited about getting started. After all, the sooner you get it planted the sooner you’ll see your tree respond to the Conejo Valley’s perfect growing weather of spring and summer. 

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The ABCs of Springtime Pruning

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

With springtime on the horizon, it’s time to think about giving your trees a last little pruning before they begin to regain their lush summer foliage.

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It’s Time To Plant!

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

While the rest of the country is bogged down in winter weather, we here in the Conejo Valley are enjoying plenty of sunshine with spring on the horizon. That means we have the opportunity to get a head start on planting new landscaping. If you decide to plant some news trees in your yard, then it’s important to take some steps to get your trees off to a healthy start. The good news is that taking care of your new trees doesn’t have to be complicated. Try these five tips to get it right.

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Is It Just Winter, Or Is My Tree In Trouble?

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

Take one look around your neighborhood and you’ll see that we’ve definitely moved from autumn to early winter. The deciduous trees have pretty nearly shed all their leaves, preparing to save their energy for the winter months. But with such a barren look to so many trees, how can you tell if they’re just going through the normal winter cycle or perhaps have an issue with pests or disease?

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Fall & Winter Landscape Planning

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company
With many trees losing their leaves and fall gradually turning into winter, you might think this is the time when your yard’s landscaping is ready for a nice rest. Yes, that’s partly true, but this is also a great time to lay the groundwork for a beautiful spring revival of your entire yard. With that in mind, let’s get to work.

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Making The Most Of 2020

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

2020 has been a crazy year for everybody, but do you know a couple of companies that have seen business boom since March? How about Lowe’s and Home Depot? The reason is simple: homeowners have taken this time to focus on painting the insides of their homes and renewing their landscaping.

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The Key To Healthy Trees

News And Advice From The Leading Thousand Oaks Tree Trimming Company

If you enjoy hiking around our local trails in the Conejo Valley, you’ll notice that the ground around our beautiful oak trees is generally a wonderful carpet of organic material. Broken up leaves and twigs form a blanket over the top layer of soil. If you ever reach down to grab a handful of that material, you’ll also notice it’s loaded with organisms such as earthworms and tiny roundworms called nematodes. These organisms serve a useful purpose: they break up organic materials so that they can be absorbed back into the soil. A side effect of this activity is that the soil actually feels spongy, which is a sign that it’s perfect for absorbing rainfall and also for allowing oxygen to get to the roots.

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