Saying Goodbye: When it’s Time to Remove Your Tree

Tree Care Saying Goodbye: When it’s Time to Remove Your Tree By Arbor Day Foundation | June 11, 2018 Guest post by John Lang of Friendly Tree. Trees bring so much benefit and beauty to the landscape, it can be hard to part with them. But, while a tree may seem healthy to the untrained eye, it could be a disaster waiting to happen. Tree removal is usually a last resort, when no other safe management option, like pruning or disease mitigation, is sufficient. Dead, dying or otherwise hazardous trees can lead to thousands of dollars in damage, plus the priceless cost of personal injury. Often a tree doesn’t look dangerous until after a storm or heavy snow exposes its vulnerabilities. Nebraska: The Latest State to Identify EAB As a tree owner, you are responsible for damage or injury that occurs because a tree that should have been removed was left standing. The good news is, you can often tell if a tree is struggling by studying its branches, trunk, roots and location. He..
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