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A Quick Guide on How and When to Prune Your Garden Trees


Mar 09, 2020

Over-pruning can cause serious harm to palms and other types of plants, but it can sometimes be challenging to know how much pruning is too much. To ensure that your yard's shrubs and plants look their best and maintain excellent health, it's essential to understand how to prune and when to prune…

Not Just a DIY Project: 5 Reasons to Hire a Tree Trimming Professional


Feb 07, 2020

The Americans obsession with manicured lawns has propelled landscaping into a $76 billion industry, which is a growth of 3% every year. Every homeowner desires an appealing exterior. As such, keeping the lawns and trees in shape is one of the main concerns for a typical homeowner.  Many homeowners…

7 Key Things to Know Before Hiring a Tree Service Company


Jan 13, 2020

Looking for a tree service seems like a simple task, but it's a big decision that can impact your landscaping and your safety. Choosing a quality tree service ensures the work is done safely with proper equipment. You'll also end up with remaining trees that are healthy and look great. How do you…

Pruning Mistakes to Avoid When You See Dead Tree Branches in North Port, FL


Dec 09, 2019

There are almost one hundred different kinds of trees in Florida. Yet, the same principles of care apply to all trees. Whether you have a home with mature trees or plant new ones, you must care for them.  If you’re planting new trees, choose the right tree for your landscape. An important Florida…

9 Beautiful Winter Shrubs You Can Get for Your Backyard


Nov 11, 2019

Do you get the winter blues? For many, the dreariness of winter can really take its toll.  One of the ways of battling against the winter blues is getting outside for some fresh air. As does making your environment brighter.  Adding winter shrubs to your backyard landscape can give you beauty to…

Do's and Don'ts of Tree Transplanting


Oct 10, 2019

Trees are an important part of our home's landscaping plan. They provide shade, protection, and natural beauty around your property. Trees can even help lower your home's energy costs by 7%.  Many homeowners are often faced with the obstacle of moving a tree to a new location in their yard. It can…

Understanding the Tree Removal Process in North Port, FL


Sep 15, 2019

Trees are a beautiful part of landscape design, but like all plants, they eventually die. And the death of a tree carries more complications than the death of a bush or flower. Due to their large size and weight, they represent a serious safety hazard. Especially in Florida, where hurricanes and…

Why You Should Always Hire a Professional Tree Trimmer Service


Aug 16, 2019

If you're a homeowner with one or even several trees on your property, then you should know just how important it is to have those trees trimmed. Not only can your property begin to look overran quite easily without a proper tree trimming, but it can also violate city codes. Therefore, having a…

8 Key Summer Tree Care and Maintenance Tips


Jul 17, 2019

The summer heat is here with us! With temperatures rising in the summer, it is important that you prepare summer tree care so your trees can handle the heat. Caring for trees in the summer is much more different than other seasons of the year. The summer allows for a more hands-off approach to…

Tree Care: 9 Incredible Benefits of Tree Trimming


Jun 06, 2019

How well you take care of your tree determines its shape, strength, and how long it will last. A well cared for tree has several benefits such as adding aesthetic values to your home. One way to care for trees is by ensuring they are well trimmed. Unfortunately, many homeowners view tree trimming…

When to Cut Down a Tree: A Guide for Homeowners


May 17, 2019

The benefits of trees to our homes are endless and extend beyond their beauty. They create a serene and calm environment that's perfect for reducing stress and promoting wellness. They give us privacy from the prying eyes of the passers-by. Trees make our homes alive. But when trees are sick or…

Your Trees Are Worth Money


Apr 04, 2019

How exactly does it work?Many people enjoy the aesthetics of trees and most can name a couple of their benefits, but there aren’t many, outside of arboriculture, who know that trees have an actual monetary value. I’m not talking about the money you could get a lumber yard; Your trees have actual…

DIY Danger: 7 Reasons to Hire a Pro for Dead Tree Removal


Jan 08, 2019

Do you have a dead or dying tree in your yard? Are you thinking about saving money by removing it yourself? DON’T DO IT! All it takes is a simple Google search to see pages of news reports about tree-trimming accidents resulting in death. Read these reports, and you’ll see that almost all these…

How Trimming Trees in Spring Makes Them More Managable


Nov 13, 2018

One of the first signs of spring are flowers bursting from the earth and trees beginning to bud. Before the warmer season gets into full swing, now is a great time to prune those trees.  There are many benefits both to the tree, the surrounding landscape, and even the view by trimming trees in…

What to Expect and How to Prepare for a Tree Removal Service


Aug 06, 2018

There are more than three trillion trees in the world. That's about 400 trees for every man, woman, and child on the planet.  Trees are beautiful things. But if you've got one in your back yard that's getting too big, your only option may be to have it removed. What exactly happens during tree…

8 Pruning Techniques Experts Regularly Use To Take Care Of Your Trees


Apr 10, 2018

What if your beautiful trees were ugly eyesores waiting to happen? To keep your trees beautiful, you must master multiple pruning techniques. However, many homeowners don't know the first thing about the pruning process. Interested in trimming trees but you don't know where to start? Keep reading…

Top 10 Signs Your Trees Need Pruning


Nov 25, 2017

Are your trees looking a little lifeless lately? They may just need a good pruning! Read on to learn 10 signs your trees need pruning.Did you know living near trees not only helps you live longer but happier, too? Living near trees has many great benefits, such as shade from the sunshine during hot…

How to Hire the Best Tree Service in Venice, FL


Jun 13, 2017

Trimming trees to prevent damage to homes and property is a requirement in Florida. The last devastating hurricane, Michael, changed the landscape from how many trees that fell. If you have any trees near your home, you need a reliable tree service to prevent a worst-case scenario.Choosing the…

That Was Nuts! A Bumper Crop of Acorns


Feb 09, 2017

If you had an Oak tree on your property in Sarasota or Venice this past fall, you may have noticed an abundance in acorns. We know that it seemed to be an endless landscaping task to clean up this nutty disaster, but what caused the great acorn boom? Well, the answer is trickier than you may think…

The Giving Tree, When Is It Time To Take It Down?


May 17, 2016

We know, it is your favorite spot in the yard. The place where you have taken all of your family pictures, the shade for your kids in the summer, the spot where the dog loves to curl up and take a nap. But, the harsh reality is, your beloved tree is dying and it may be time to have the tree removed…

How Much A Tree Contributes To The Value Of Your Property


Mar 13, 2016

Adding trees can make a huge change in not only the curb appeal of your home, but the value of it a well.  There have been several studies (WSJ Article, Arbor Day Foundation Article, etc) that indicate adding trees to your home can add 10-20% to its value.  You can even use this calculator to give…

Watering Your New Trees


Jan 19, 2016

The tree work is over and your landscaping is starting to look great.   Now when it comes to tree maintenance after a tree is planted, regular watering of the transplanted tree is crucial.  The new tree should be watered thoroughly immediately after it is planted.  The helps the roots settle into…

Why Choose GreenTopps For Your Tree Work Services?


Nov 08, 2015

GreenTopps Landscaping and Tree Service has been providing top quality tree work to the Charlotte and Sarasota Counties for well over 5 years.  Southwest Florida is a tropical climate and trees can grow rapidly and uncontrollably.  Without proper tree trimming, they can become a hazard to your home…

Choosing a Tree Removal Company


Jul 15, 2015

As a homeowner, you are faced with many decisions that affect your wallet. When it comes time, having a tree removed can be one of these important and budget straining choices. When tree service will no longer help the tree, then it is time to reach out to GreenTopps to schedule a free consultation…

Is that Tree Going to Fall Over?


Mar 16, 2015

Usually the trees on your property will let you know if they are about to topple.  If you have regular tree service done, the trained tree trimmer can notify you sooner if the tree is in danger.  However, every once in a great while, trees can fall without warning.If you do not have regular tree…

The Costs of Tree Work


Feb 10, 2015

Tree work is one of the most important factors when keeping your landscaping needs up to par.  Without regular tree trimming / tree pruning a diseased branch or overgroth can kill the entire tree.  Wehn this happens, you now have to pay exponentially more to have the tree removed then it would of…

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