Crazy for Cankerworms!

Cankerworms Cause Defoliation An infestation of cankerworms have eaten the leaves off of many trees in Anne Arundel and Prince Georges counties; entomologists with the Maryland Department of Agriculture, however, expect most trees to survive the defoliation without...

Tree Healthcare Plans

Don’t be Penny-Wise and Pound-Foolish when it comes to your trees! Get a Tree Healthcare Plan Now! Proactively caring for your trees is far less costly than allowing them to decline. The objective of Tree Healthcare Plans is to maintain or improve the...

5 ways to prepare trees for storms

We are seeing an increase in the number of clients who request an evaluation of their trees because their insurance company demanded it after a claim due to storms. The time to do an evaluation is when tree decay and disease can be prevented, not in the aftermath of a...

Combat the Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer Has Infested Maryland Trees   What is it? The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) reached Maryland last year. Many jurisdictions are proactively removing ash trees to combat its spread.  The EAB adult is only about ½ inch long so its presence may go undetected...

Why Should I Fertilize My Trees?

We have a landscaper fertilize our lawn so doesn’t that help the trees too?  Yes and no.  Trees need Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium in the same combination as that found on a forest floor not a beautiful home lawn.  Trees in their natural woodland setting receive...

Job Opportunity

Branches Tree  Experts location in kensington, MD is currently searching for a seasoned ISA Certified Arborist with 2-3 yrs selling in the green or tree care industry and has a proven track record of success in sales. The territory for this position is pre-existing...

Over-looked Landscape Trees

When considering planting a tree, one should look at using trees other than the old reliables. We constantly evaluate landscapes which rely on the same trees, (Maples, Ornamental Cherries, Dogwoods, Bradford Pears). While these trees have a place in the landscape,...

Tree Care Costs vs Other Services

In this cost conscious world we are constantly questioned about the relative expense and pricing associated with tree care. The comments usually revolve around the perceived high cost of tree services.  A large portion of our customers, have no idea what the fee...