Did you know that trees communicate? Yes, you heard right – trees actually communicate with one another through their root systems. This communication is integral to your trees’ health, growth, and longevity. So how does it work, and how can you protect this communication system to ensure that your trees have a long and healthy life? Read More
Spring is in the air, and it’s time to freshen up your yard for the new season. Why not breathe a little bit of life into your landscaping with flowering trees? Adding trees with flowers is an easy way to bring color and texture into your overall landscape design, and we’re here with our top tree options to consider for your yard refresh. Read More
Dying trees could seriously harm your property, your home, and your loved one’s safety when they fall. Understanding whether a tree needs to be removed can often seem daunting, but it is necessary to protect your home and loved ones. Our tree experts can help you when deciding to remove a tree or multiple trees from your property. Read More
There is nothing better than sitting under the welcoming cover of a beautiful tree. Reading a book or sprawled out on a picnic blanket enjoying a sunny day. Planting trees on your property has many benefits, they not only enhance the aesthetics of your yard, but the right trees can also increase property value and decrease energy costs for your home. The positive environmental aspects include reducing stormwater runoff and absorbing CO2 from emissions. When looking to plant new trees, it’s important to ensure that the type of tree you choose will thrive. A multitude of factors including climate type, soil, pests, and the amount of sun can determine which trees are best suited for your yard. Read More
Trees provide many benefits to your home. Here are some of the benefits to keep in mind when you’re making the decision on whether or not to plant trees and bushes on your property. Read More
If you’ve recently noticed small branches dying, and the browning of leaves at increasing rates around your property you may be concerned about the well-being of your trees. Throughout the DMV area small branches are dying causing clusters of leaves on those branches to brown and eventually fall to the ground. This is likely nothing to be concerned over for your established trees, the “Tree Flagging” that’s showing up throughout the east coast is the last visual evidence of the Brood X Cicadas completing their life-cycle. Read More
When deciding between removing trees on your property you have a few options: remove them yourself, ask a friend for help, or pay a company to remove them for you. The first two options are clear winners on price, but once you factor in safety, the risk to your property, and liability the companies offering expert tree removal quickly move into the lead. Here are some of the most common risks associated with DIY tree removal and why you’re better suited contacting a trained, licensed, and bonded professional like Hometown Tree Experts. Read More
Have you ever wondered how much that tree in your yard or on your street contributes in air pollution removal, energy savings, storm water intercepted, carbon sequestered, or avoided emissions? Go to https://mytree.itreetools.org and find out!
Nine comprehensive tree care tips will take you step by step, from selecting and planting the right tree to the care and upkeep of a mature tree.
It is important to remember that proper tree care starts when you select a tree and that what you do to your tree in its first few years of life will affect its shape, strength, and even its life span. Following these steps will make sure your tree gets on the correct foot and remains healthy throughout its life. Read More
If you’ve ever visited Los Angeles, California in May or June, you may have seen the iconic Jacaranda tree in full bloom. The Jacaranda features vibrant, purple flowers that help to brighten up a gloomy weather season that locals refer to as “May Gray” and “June Gloom.” Turns out, the Jacaranda’s presence in southern California can be attributed to Kate Sessions (see her bio link below), a pioneering female horticulturalist who leased and tended to 32 acres of land in San Diego in 1892 that was later re-named Balboa Park (visit link below). In this park, she planted many different plants and trees, including the Jacaranda. In the 1920s and ‘30s, the Jacaranda was planted extensively in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, becoming one of the most recognizable trees in the region. Read More