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Winter Damage to Trees

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Typically, we think of snow as being the enemy of plants and trees. Snow (and salt) can and does compromise the integrity of an otherwise healthy tree. Depending on the type of snow that has fallen and the time of season in which it occurs, damage to trees from snow may be seen as: Bending …

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Eastern Red Cedar

Eastern Red Cedar

Eastern Red Cedar, technically a juniper, is a small-sized, slow-growing forest tree, is common to the poor, dry soils of the lower Hudson Valley. It is found growing only in open woods and pastures where plenty of sunlight is obtained. It is largely used in the manufacture of pencils, cedar chests, cabinet work, and interior …

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What is a Licensed Tree Care Service?

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When considering tree care, it is important to protect yourself as a consumer from fraudulent or unqualified companies. Tree care in New York is regulated by both the state and county governments, and is monitored by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Company owners are required to be licensed in each county it operates, and …

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Happy Thanksgiving from Smoothie’s Tree Service 2015

Happy Thanksgiving from Smoothie's Tree Service 2015

Greetings! The holidays are upon us. It is a season to slow the tempo of our daily routines and to spend our days with friends and family. While this is not the only time we stop to take inventory of our blessings, it is a time to acknowledge how very thankful we are for our …

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Hazardous Trees

Most of the time, we receive calls from concerned property owners to remove trees that may be decaying or pose a hazard to life and or property. For the most part, these are ‘inherited’ problems; Already well established trees are part of the deal when purchasing a home. We can only address these issues as …

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