NEWS & BLOGS
Fall is right around the corner; leaves quickly change colors, crisp air settles in, and autumn crops arrive. There's no doubt about it, fall is a beautiful time in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Carolina Tree Care’s arborists are highly skilled in the area of emergency tree care due in part to Training opportunities CTC offers employees. In North Carolina, Aerial rescue (AR) training is one outlet for craft workers to gain knowledge and preparedness to evaluate an emergency situation and respond appropriately.
Are your pine trees looking sick, and heavy pine tree defoliation evident? Your pines could be suffering from a creepy crawler; otherwise known as, the Red Headed Pine Sawfly. The Red Headed Pine Sawfly feeds on both native and exotic pines, but prefers to lay its eggs on hard pines. What does the damage look like? Damage from the Sawfly is first evident on pines when reddish – brown needles start appearing, where once healthy needles once were. Once a larvae becomes older they begin to eat the needle in its entirety and will more than likely strip a branch full of foliage before moving to another needle.
Concord, NC—Carolina Tree Care (CTC), a leading provider of residential and commercial tree care services throughout the Carolinas, announced today the launch of its new website, www.carolinatree.com. The website includes a fresh design, easy-to-navigate functionality and enhanced content—all of which provide visitors with an improved experience for exploring Carolina Tree Care’s premier service offerings.
Crepe Myrtles are a beautiful and very common tree in Charlotte, NC that are also known for the pruning that is required to maintain their beauty. The overall goal of pruning the crepe myrtles is to shape the overall look of the tree, produce strong branches and showcase the smooth multi-toned bark. However, many individuals commit “crepe murder” sometimes without even knowing they’re doing so. Cutting the branches back to thin stubs becomes detrimental to the health of the tree.
Your Yard's New Year Resolutions Checklist:
- Cable any weak or distressed trees to get ready for winter storms.
- Prune any dead or diseased branches from trees.
- Spray dormant oil on your fruit trees to protect from overwintering pests, larvae and eggs.
- Clean your flower beds in preparation for the spring.
- The winter is a great time to plant roses & bare root trees before spring arrives.