Properly Pruning Palm Tree Trunks

Do you have palm trees on your property that need to be trimmed or cleaned? Before you jump into doing so, you should remember that palm trees do not need regular upkeep: allowing them go on their own will keep the tree healthy.

However, at times there may be dead fronds or detritus that build up on the trunk itself, forcing you to have to clean and shape it to keep the tree healthy. If you need to clean or trim the trunk, there are specific steps you should take to make sure you don’t harm the tree.

Trimming is Key

The first step you should take is make sure that you have to trim the tree. If there are numerous dead fronds on the tree, you should begin pruning it. You should never cut the palm fronds on a tree just for cosm

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The Best At-Home Tree Root Removal Tools

As spring comes into full swing, many people are emerging from their homes to get their yards ready for the summer. A common job is the removal of troublesome roots that either have the potential to or are causing problems on other parts of the yard.

So what tools should be used to do your own root removal? There are plenty of options!

Look No Further Than Your Own Garage!

The first—and best—tool is one that you more than likely already have in your garage: a shovel. In particular, shovels with a sharp tip on the head should be used to remove the soil from around the root. The sharp shovel tip can either be used to dig around the root to expose it to a saw or to hack at it to remove it.


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How to Trim Palm Tree Branches

If you live in one of the numerous states across the U.S. that has palm trees, you may find yourself needing to trim its branches at some point in the future. Maybe you are there now, and need direction in how to trim those branches. Maybe you see the trees in your tree going that way and know you will need to do it in the next few months. Or maybe you know a friend or a neighbor that needs help. Either way, you’ve turned to the right place to get help.

Telling Which Fronds Need Trimmed

Which fronds can be trimmed? A simple rule is to look at the angles the fronds are in comparison to the trunk. Dead branches will hang close to the trunk, changing color over time. Any branches that are hanging at a ninety degree angle compared to th

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What is The Average Cost of a Fallen Tree?

If your tree falls in your lawn…how much does it cost? The answer to this can swing in many directions at the same time, depending on whether you take the opportunity to keep the logs that come from the tree, whether it crashed into your house or car, and whether you hire outside help to remove the tree.

Fallen Tree Advice

To begin with, let’s get the sentimental value out of the way. Cutting up a fallen tree and using the logs for a winter fire or summer bonfire can add a lot of value to your life in terms of happiness and relaxation. On average, a fallen tree will provide dozens of hours of burning that can be used at parties, at home, or even as fuel when you have other detritus to burn.

Next to consider is t

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