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How to Keep Trees Safe During Fire Season

Forest Landscape Before and After Fire

Fire is one of nature’s most destructive forces and can devastate the environment. Trees are especially vulnerable to fire, so homeowners must take extra precautions during fire season. Here are a few tips for keeping your trees safe during this time of year. Turn Off Outdoor Power Sources During fire season, it’s important to turn […]

4 Reasons Why Stump Removal Is Necessary

Tree stump close up in a coniferuous forest

Tree stumps can be unsightly and inconvenient on your property. While cutting down a tree may seem the hardest, removing the stump can be just as challenging. However, leaving a tree stump in place can create several problems, from safety hazards to potential damage to property. 1. Safety Safety is one of the most compelling […]

4 Telltale Signs Your Tree Is About to Die

Professional Lumberjack Cutting a big Tree in the Forest during the Winter

Trees survive longer than most other living things. Some tree species last for thousands of years, many times the average life span of humans. Of course, some trees die much younger. This might happen due to disease, pets, or exposure to deadly conditions. Luckily, if you catch the problem early, you might be able to […]

Smart Landscaping: What It Is and Benefits

Gardener Shaping Plants Using Heavy Duty Garden Scissors. Spring Maintenance.

The space around our homes, businesses, and communities is becoming increasingly valuable. Smart landscaping effectively makes the most of this space and creates vibrant outdoor living areas. It combines modern technology with sustainable, eco-friendly practices to achieve your desired aesthetic while helping conserve resources and reduce water use. Below, we discuss what smart landscaping is […]

How to Keep Your Trees From Freezing in the Winter

Broken tree trunk and branches after a freezing rain.

Though some trees bear up well against frigid weather, freezing temperatures risks damaging others, especially if they’re young and not well-established. An unexpected cold snap in what should be spring can even hurt trees that otherwise sail through winter with no problem, as the temperatures kill budding leaves, fruit, and flowers. Here are some things […]

Preparing Your Trees for Storms Can Help You Save Money

Residential home damage caused by trees falling on roof, a result of the high velocity winds of Hurricane.

It might seem like trees can withstand just about anything, especially if you have older trees on your property. Unfortunately, heavy storms can bring down a tree of any size or age. Even if the whole tree doesn’t come down, a large branch could fall. Either way, the consequences could be severe, and you could […]

4 Reasons to Go With Pro Tree Removal

Man with chainsaw cutting the tree

As the owner of a commercial property in Peoria, IL, you are liable for anything that happens there. When you have an old tree stump, you risk a visitor tripping over it and breaking their arm. Similar injuries can occur when you have dead or dying trees. Whether you use the land for an office […]

How to Keep Fruit Trees Healthy

Fresh ripe blue plums on tree in summer garden

A healthy, productive fruit tree is a joy, even if it’s only a couple of scrawny-looking apple trees or a cherry tree growing in your front yard. Even taking care of them can be joyful, especially if it’s something the whole family participates in. Check out the following tips to help care for your fruit […]

Most Popular Trees in Illinois

Big tree old white oak in a sunny clearing

Found in hardiness zones 5a to 7a, Illinois is the perfect place to plant a great variety of tree species. Indeed, there are about 250 species of trees in Illinois, the great majority of them being hardwoods such as oak trees. The white oak is the state tree. Among the most commonly planted trees in […]

3 Ways Professional Tree Trimming Makes Trees Stronger and Healthier

Gardening with apron using red shears on a tree

If left on their own, most trees can have long lives. However, don’t you want to do what you can to protect the life of the trees in your yard? Also, do you want your trees to look great and be healthy? At Central Arbor Tree Care, we help many customers in the Peoria area […]