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2012-07-11 23:03:21

Tree service for overgrown trees and shrubs dramatically changes the curb appeal of a landscape and opens up pools, gardens, walkways and homes. Additionally, thick, poorly maintained trees are most vulnerable to damage in summer storms. Lou Giroud, ISA Certified Arborist and President of Giroud Tree and Lawn gives tips to Philadelphia area homeowners on how to make trees beautiful and safe. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 It´s summer and time to spend time in the yard, pool...

2012-05-27 23:02:08

Tree removal may be necessary if a tree has died and rotted, or if it is simply too close to a home or other structure and may cause damage to it in the event of a serious storm. Removing a tree can also make a yard look better! Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 Tree removal may be necessary if a tree has died and rotted, or if it is simply too close to a home or other structure and may cause damage to it in the event of a serious storm. Removing a tree can also make a yard look better!...

2012-05-01 23:03:32

More than Half a Million Trees Donated in Six Years, Goal to Plant 50,000 in 2012 Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 For the seventh consecutive year, Bayer Advanced, one of the leading consumer lawn and garden brands in the United States, is working alongside The Arbor Day Foundation® to help reforest some of the country´s national parks as part of the “Restore America´s Trees” program. Through May 31, 2012, Bayer Advanced will donate one tree (up to...

2012-04-27 23:01:03

American Forests Releases the 2012 National Register of Big Trees, which recognizes more than 760 of the country's biggest trees. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Today, on National Arbor Day, American Forests released the 2012 National Register of Big Trees, which shows that despite the extreme weather in the U.S. over the last year, most of the nation´s champion trees endured. The new register recognizes more than 760 of the country´s biggest trees, many of which lived...

Do Urban 'Heat Islands' Hint At Trees Of Future?
2012-04-24 13:49:46

Common oaks get a boost in New York's Central Park City streets can be mean, but somewhere near Brooklyn, a tree grows far better than its country cousins, due to chronically elevated city heat levels, says a new study. The study, just published in the journal Tree Physiology , shows that common native red oak seedlings grow as much as eight times faster in New York's Central Park than in more rural, cooler settings in the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains. Red oaks and their close...


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