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Top 5 Most Encountered Pacific Northwest Tree Problems

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Homeowners in the Portland area should know as much as possible about common diseases that can infect and destroy Pacific Northwest trees. A tree that’s infected by one of these diseases can be a gateway to pests and bugs and spread to other trees on your property. Here are some of the most common and […]

Why Are My Pine Trees Dying from the Top Down?

Why Are My Pine Trees Dying from the Top Down

If a pine tree calls your property home, consider yourself lucky. This species of tree is truly magnificent, which is probably why Oregon crowned the Douglas fir, a species of pine, as its state tree. Capable of growing over 100 feet tall and living for hundreds of years, the pine tree could definitely be considered […]

5 Common Fir Tree Diseases to Watch Out For

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Nothing is more heartbreaking than watching your beloved fir tree waste away, and ultimately perish, from any one of the many common diseases that plague them. Unfortunately, for tree owners, fir trees are vulnerable to many ailments. Fortunately, however, with a little diligence and the help of a good tree service, you can often arrest […]

Swiss Needle Cast Disease 101

Swiss Needle Cast Disease 101

When you think of the Pacific Northwest, you can’t help but think of timber. The stately forests cover vast acres of land, providing everything from food to shelter to a natural beauty we all can enjoy. These forests contain a variety of trees, but for many of us, when we think forest, we think evergreen. […]

Threats Facing Native Oregon Trees

Threats Facing Native Oregon Trees

Growing trees on your property as a home or business owner is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Trees provide a wide variety of benefits for their owners, including privacy, shade, a place for children to play and even a source of fresh fruit for both humans and local wildlife. An even […]

Watch Out For Lichens

Watch Out For Lichens

  There are many visible signs that serve to indicate the health of a tree. While they can be hardy and survive extreme weather conditions, trees can also be remarkably sensitive to changes in temperature, soil pH, and air quality. As the environment changes, the trees themselves show various signs of stress that serve as […]

Are Your Trees Susceptible to Dutch Elm Disease?

Are Your Trees Susceptible to Dutch Elm Disease

  Dutch Elm Disease is affecting trees all over the country, including one family in Portland, Oregon. Alyssa Gregg, a 15-year resident of Ladd’s Addition, was flabbergasted to find out that her trees, which were infected with Dutch Elm disease, would cost $4,000 to remove. It wasn’t an isolated incident either. Last year her neighbor […]

8 Tips for Leaf Maintenance

8 Tips for Leaf Maintenance

Keeping your tree healthy and looking its best requires year-round maintenance. Often, the leaves are the first indicator you will notice of a tree’s health. If you discover that the leaves are discolored, falling too early in the year, or appear to be shriveling up, these are good signs that the tree itself is suffering. […]

The Process of Removing Rotting Trees

The Process of Removing Rotting Trees

  As all too many homeowners have discovered the hard way, seemingly healthy trees can sometimes start losing limbs or even fall over completely. What at first glance appears to be a perfectly strong and sturdy tree can suddenly begin to pose a threat to people and property. How does this occur, and, more importantly, […]

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