The Problem with Topping Trees while Trimming

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When a tree reaches a dangerous height—or interferes with a structure or other trees—many property owners have it topped. Tree topping, also known as “rounding over” or “rounding the crown,” refers to trimming branches without regard for a tree’s health or structural integrity. While doing so may reduce a tree’s size, it also creates branch […]

The Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine in Winchester, VA

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Recently, an invasive species has been making its way through Pennsylvania and was spotted in Winchester, VA. The Spotted Lanternfly is a major problem due to the fact that it’s attacking Ailanthus, apples, and grapes – some of which are very popular in the Virginia Commonwealth area. This infestation could affect the wine industries severely […]

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