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The Single Best Piece of Autumn Advice for Trees

A soil sample collected from beneath the tree will be analyzed to ensure soil treatments adequately address problems.

Would you be surprised to learn that soil conditions in urban environments are inhospitable to trees? That’s right. An urban growing environment is vastly different than the ideal conditions found in nature.

Posted in Fertilization, Pests and Diseases, Tree Advice

Proper Mulching Technique

Ideally, mulch should be applied beneath the entire canopy, but smaller mulched areas are acceptable. Depth should not exceed four inches, and two inches is adequate on shallow rooted shrubs and perennials.

Posted in Fertilization, Tree Advice

Predictive Analytics for Tree Care

We live in an age where computers increasingly play an ever-larger role in all facets of how we manage large amounts of information. Companies like Amazon and Apple use data to help forecast future decision-making and consulting firms such as Deloitte

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Fertilization, Pests and Diseases, Tree Pruning, Tree Research, Tree Safety, Urban Tree Care Tagged with: property management, tree care, tree inventory

Prescription Soil Fertilization Treatments

Our prescription soil treatment service is a customized fertilization tailored to plant species’ nutrient requirements in the landscape. The first step for this service is to take a soil sample within the root zone of a plant to determine what

Posted in Fertilization Tagged with: fertilization, fertilizer, soil, soil management

How the bottom half of your tree is affecting the top

I spend most days talking to people about tree issues. Easy ones are when I can point to a big, hairy bug or mushroom and say “there ya go – that’s the reason your tree is declining”. Unfortunately this is

Posted in Bartlett Tree Experts, Fertilization, Tree Advice, Tree Preservation, Urban Tree Care Tagged with: compacted, fertilization, health, Landscape, soil, tree care

Being a leader in the tree care industry means continually focusing on learning and innovation. Bartlett’s Tree Topics blog follows in that tradition by offering a place to receive advice on trees, tree pests, tree preservation, and more.

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