Tree Care Resources For South Florida

Palm Trimming: FAQs & How-To’s for South Florida

January 21, 2021
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What you need to know about proper palm tree trimming in South Florida and how to avoid pruning mistakes that can kill your palms.

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About Live Oaks in South Florida

December 16, 2020
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How to identify, plant, and grow the native, evergreen live oak, including planting locations, watering, pruning, cabling, and more.

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Flooded Trees? Help Them Recover With These Tips

November 18, 2020
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South Florida trees are often flooded by rain and storm surge. Learn what to do before a storm and after the water recedes to prevent and minimize tree damage, plus which trees can tolerate flooding and even saltwater.

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Crown Reduction: The Right Way to Make a Large Tree Smaller

October 23, 2020
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If you need to reduce the size of your tree, there’s only one correct way to do it: crown reduction pruning. Topping or hat-racking can kill your tree, sets it up to fail, and cost more in the long run.

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Why You Should Have More Trees in Your South Florida Landscape

September 19, 2020
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Did you know that South Florida neighborhoods with the most tree cover have the least amount of damage and debris from storms? The many benefits of trees include not only protection from hurricanes, but also lower temperatures, reduced stress, money savings, cleaner air, and so much more.

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Tree Service Insurance, Certification & Accreditation: Why They Matter

August 18, 2020
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Price and timing are important considerations when hiring a tree service company, but there are other factors that are much more important. Learn why tree care insurance, licensure, and certifications are critical, and what exactly to look for when hiring a tree service company.

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Best Hurricane-Resistant Trees to Plant in South Florida

July 5, 2020
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Landscapes that have well-maintained, healthy trees fare better in hurricanes and tropical storms, as do properties planted with hurricane-resistant trees. Learn how to choose, plant, and care for trees that are least prone to hurricane damage in south Florida.

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Prevent Hurricane Damage With Proper Tree Pruning

June 21, 2020
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Hurricanes in south Florida uproot trees, break branches and topple trees onto homes. But by taking some preventive measures now you can minimize the risk of hurricane damage caused by trees. Here are the things to look for and what you can do to stay safe.

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