March 25, 2019
One of the many reasons to hire an expert when it comes to tree pruning or tree thinning is the tendency for non-professional tree crews to over-thin trees. We see it often here in Central Florida when a customer has had another tree service on their property. Over-thinning is also referred to as lion’s-tailing (like the shape of a lion’s tail, thin and then puffy on the end). It can weaken your tree’s branch structure. As a property owner, it’s important to ensure you have experienced, professional tree technicians on the job.
October 4, 2018
Caring for a young tree takes time and dedication. The first five years of a tree’s life can determine the health and growth patterns for the rest of its lifespan. Good care can also help drastically reduce your maintenance costs. Here are a few key tips to help you nurture your young tree throughout the first few years of its life.
September 30, 2018
Sometimes there is no way to avoid having a tree on your property removed. If your tree is damaged past the point of no return, it should be removed before it has a chance to cause personal injuries or significant property damage. Believe it or not, there is a better time of the year to take down a tree.
September 9, 2018
Looking to plant a new tree in your yard? With so many different types on the market, how do you know which one will be the best fit? Picking the right tree from the start can make a huge difference in your yard, the health of the tree, and the cost to maintain the tree in your yard.
July 31, 2018
Drought Stress: Keeping Your Trees Healthy Drought has long-term effects on a tree’s health. Sometimes you can tell from the outside, and sometimes the damage is only to the inside of the tree. To further your understanding of how your trees may be impacted by drought conditions, take a look at the following pointers for […]
July 18, 2018
Here in Central Florida, tree removal and tree maintenance has a special consideration: Rats in trees, which sounds like an action-thriller-type movie, along the lines of 2006’s “Snakes on a Plane.” But it’s actually a real problem. McCullough Tree Service doesn’t only encounter songbirds up in the branches, unfortunately. Most people don’t think of rats […]
June 18, 2018
If you’re a homeowner, buying new trees at a garden nursery can be overwhelming. There are so many choices, between those that fruit or flower or that have a certain shape, growth rate or care requirements. There are so many factors to consider, beyond cost and what the tree looks like on the label (though […]
May 10, 2018
Trees can withstand wind, rain, and even some hurricane conditions. But sometimes a tree that seems healthy on the outside is actually rotting on the inside. What are the warning signs of an unhealthy tree?
March 7, 2018
Did you know trees can get a sunburn, too? Sunscald is a real danger for trees exposed to direct sun day after day. Once damage happens, there is no way to reverse it, so it is important to protect your trees before it is too late.
January 30, 2018
Shade trees It’s Central Florida. During some parts of the year, it’s hot! It’s normal for people to gravitate toward shady trees to help cool down. We like to sit under shade trees, or park our cars under them. In our yards, tree canopies help shade the air-conditioning…