Category Archives: Pruning

Tree Work on the Dulles Toll Road

We’ve been working this week on making the Dulles Toll Road a little safer for motorists and for our staff.  We teamed up with Bartlett Tree Experts on this project in our efforts to remove dead and dangerous trees from … Continue reading

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How “SAFE” are your TREES….?

As we all know from the recent storms in our area and other places, trees can break apart and cause serious harm to their surroundings and/or people. The primary question in many of our minds is “How safe can we … Continue reading

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Pruning Crapemyrtles

We’re doing some light pruning of crapemyrtles today at a property we maintain near Leesburg. Here is a link to some great information on crapemyrtles from the Virginia Cooperative Extension.  Be sure and read the section that tells how to … Continue reading

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A Training Session: Shrub Pruning

We spent Tuesday morning fine tuning our shrub pruning techniques with Peter Deahl of Fine Pruning. Mr. Deahl met with our foremen and management staff at a property we serve near Leesburg and went over the best methods for pruning … Continue reading

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Taking Advantage of a Nice Day

Hard to believe it’s late January and that a few days ago we were up all night dealing with ice and snow.  We took advantage of the nearly 60 degree weather to get an early start on spring cleanup at … Continue reading

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Winter Renewal Pruning

Winter is the best time for renewal pruning of many trees and shrubs.  It’s easy to see which branches need to be removed and less stressful on a dormant plant than on one that is using a lot of energy. … Continue reading

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