Live Oaks at the Coast 

[fusion_text]A statuesque live oak resides in The Elizabethan Gardens that horticulturists believe was around in the late 1500s when the English explored Roanoke Island. Just imagine a tree not only living that long but surviving all the storms for which the Outer Banks and coastal islands are known. The live oak (Quercus Virginiana) also inhabits [...]

Tree Cleanup after Hurricane Hermine

Now that Hermine has left us thankfully without major calamity, it is time for the cleanup. As we have discussed before, the spring, summer, and winter tree care and maintenance tips are supremely important. Like anything else, many times the tree trimming and pruning seem like wasted hours, but, after the weekend we went through [...]

Can Trees Save You Money?

Recent studies have shown that the presence of landscaping can increase property value anywhere from 10-20%. This is especially true when trees are a prominent feature of the landscape job. This is an obvious benefit for people who are thinking about selling their homes in the near future, but what are the benefits of landscaping [...]

Why Do Roots Always Get a Bad Rap?

Everyone knows that roots are an essential part of tree care and health. Roots provide nutrients, and moisture that help any tree or plant thrive. Depending upon the type of soil, roots will spread and grow as far as is necessary to provide sustenance, but most of the roots are not much more than 2 [...]

Mulch Ado About Spring! Your Guide to Spring Mulching Endeavors

Approximately 75% of Americans feel that it's important to spend time in their yard. Meanwhile, 90% of people believe having a well-maintained yard is just as important. Spring is here, and if you are someone who takes pride in lawn care and landscaping, you couldn't be happier. From tidying up the plant beds to performing [...]

Your Spring Tree Maintenance Checklist

To the outside eye, nature seems to work like clockwork: trees and flowers wither in the fall and they bloom in the spring. However, not many realize that trees require a certain level of love and care to stay healthy and continue to grow. While trees are low maintenance, they certainly aren't maintenance free. That [...]

Care for trees starts on day one

Trees and other shrubbery serve many purposes in your yard. At different times they will provide shade, shelter, recreation, or just serve to beautify your yard and complement your other landscaping efforts. Anyone who has spent any time on the Outer Banks in the summer has surely enjoyed the relief of shade that a tree [...]

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