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Why Proper Tree Maintenance is Important

When it comes to healthy, beautiful trees, they all have one thing in common, proper care and maintenance. Depending on the type, trees need to be cared for in specific ways to ensure they have a long and successful life. Basic tree maintenance is … [Read More...]

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Why I don’t use Tree-age

With the infestation of the Emerald Ash Borer in Kansas City now, there are a lot of different opinions on how to treat this terrible pest. One thing is for certain, if you don’t treat your tree(s) will die. Preventative measures are the only way you … [Read More...]

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Do You Need to Fertilize Your Trees?

Landscaping your lawn may be one of the most relaxing and satisfying tasks of being a homeowner—yet there is so much to remember, especially regarding tree care around the year, that it can get a bit too confusing. One of the more puzzling aspects of … [Read More...]

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Determining Whether Your Tree is Infested or Not

The symptoms and signs of an infested ash tree with emerald ash are similar to those symptoms that are caused by other pests and diseases. As an example, crown dieback can occur from emerald ash damage, but they can also be brought on by soil … [Read More...]

Google Angers the Volker Neighbor

Residents upset at Google contractor work

Paul Weaver is an arborist for Tree Doctor Kc, is just sick to his stomach. There is really no reason to cut trees this severely: paul weaver explains. Paul was invited to attend the informal meeting of residents and business owners who want … [Read More...]

Emerald Ash Borer

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Why I don’t use Tree-age

With the infestation of the Emerald Ash Borer in Kansas City now, there are a lot of different opinions on how to treat this terrible pest. One thing is for certain, if you don’t treat your tree(s) will die. Preventative measures are the only way you can save your Ash trees, but they can be saved! I have been treating both healthy trees and sick trees in Kansas City for 23 years now. I have … [Read More...]

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Emerald Ash Borer Infestation: Preventative Measures Must Be Taken

The Emerald Ash Borer is an Asian beetle that feeds on ash trees. Ash trees are common in the U.S., with 12 different species. While the tree is prevalent, it is prone to infestation of the Emerald Ash Borer. These beetles invade ash trees, leaving their larvae to infiltrate. This is the most detrimental state for ash trees, as the larvae will feed on the trees' nutrients, essentially killing them … [Read More...]