Category: Tree Pruning

Maintaining a Healthy Tree on Your Property

Big tree on property

When you plant a tree in your yard, you’re investing in a life that you’ll be able to see grow tall and healthy if taken care of properly. To ensure the healthy life of a young tree, here are a couple tips to keep your tree or trees growing for a long time. Pick the… Read more »

Common Tree Problems in Wayne, NJ and How to Address Them

Tree Cranes

Wayne, New Jersey, is home to a beautiful urban forest, adorned with a diverse array of tree species that enhance the community’s natural charm. However, like all living organisms, trees can face various challenges, some of which are specific to our local climate and environment. Emerald Ash Borer Infestations Issue: The emerald ash borer (EAB)… Read more »

The Environmental Benefits of Tree Removal and Trimming in Wayne, NJ

Cutting Down Trees

When it comes to trees, Wayne, New Jersey, is fortunate to have a lush and diverse urban forest. Trees not only enhance the aesthetics of our neighborhoods but also play a pivotal role in maintaining a healthier local environment. While we cherish our trees, there are times when responsible tree removal and trimming become necessary…. Read more »

Should You Prune Your Trees in the Winter?

Pruning trees

Winter is on its way, which means the weather will bring ice, snow and slush for all of us to enjoy. Though most people tend to spend most of their time indoors each winter, especially in New Jersey when the temperature dips below freezing, some people choose to be outdoors for winter sports and other… Read more »

Storm Preparedness: How Tree Trimming by Big Foot Tree Service Prevents Damage

Trimming Trees

Storms can unleash their fury with little warning, causing severe damage to our surroundings. Among the most vulnerable elements during storms are trees. Weak or overgrown branches and trees can pose a significant threat to property and safety. However, with proper storm preparedness through tree trimming, you can significantly reduce the risk of damage and… Read more »

Emergency Tree Services: How Big Foot Tree Service Responds to Nature’s Fury

Nature is both awe-inspiring and unpredictable. Storms, hurricanes, and severe weather events can unleash their fury, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. During these challenging times, one of the most vulnerable elements on our properties is our trees. Fallen branches or uprooted trees can cause extensive damage to structures, vehicles, and pose serious… Read more »

Preserving Your Trees: Expert Tips and Services from Big Foot Tree Service

Tree trimming and pruning for the health of your trees

As homeowners, we often focus on tree removal and maintenance, but preserving our existing trees is equally important. Trees provide numerous benefits, including shade, beauty, and environmental value. In this blog post, we will explore expert tips and services from Big Foot Tree Service that can help you preserve the health and longevity of your… Read more »

Why Stump Removal is Necessary for the Health of Your Yard

Tree stump in yard

Stump removal is the process of removing the remaining portion of a tree after it has been cut down. While it may seem like an optional step, stump removal is necessary for the health of your yard. Here are some reasons why: Stumps Can be Hazardous to Your Yard Stumps that are left behind can… Read more »

Protect Your Home From Overgrown Branches

Trees and big bushes on your property add beauty, charm, privacy and shade, but sometimes they need a trimming or to be removed if they get too close to your house and its roof. Now that we’re in the middle of the summer season, everyone is enjoying the outdoors while they can before the cold… Read more »

When is the Best Time to Plant a New Tree?

Did you know it has been said that trees can add so much to a home’s value? If you’re thinking of planting a tree or a series of trees in your yard this year, when’s the best time of the year to plant trees? Basically, the best time is when it’s not too hot or… Read more »

What Causes a Tree to Deteriorate and Die?

Spring is finally here, even if the weather hasn’t broken quite yet. This is the time of the year where homeowners get ready to start there spring cleaning and landscaping. When it comes to trees it’s important to not overdo the tree care because this can be bad for the tree’s health. Did you know… Read more »

Tree Pruning: Part of Your Maintenance Routine

If you are fortunate enough to have trees on your property, you have some of nature’s great gifts surrounding you. As you care for your home, your trees need care and attention as well, and tree pruning should be a part of your tree maintenance. There are several variations of pruning a tree: shortening a… Read more »

The Importance of Trimming Your Trees

Making sure that your property is taken care of appropriately is more than just mowing the lawn and watering the flowerbeds. The trees under your care more than likely require regular trimming, and it’s for more important reasons than merely aesthetic ones (although that’s certainly a bonus). Simply put, the proper trimming of your trees… Read more »

Tips For Winterizing Your Trees

The trees in your yard can always benefit from your attention and care. With winter coming, trees can be “winterized” to lessen the chance of cold weather damage. First, prune (cut off) any dead or broken limbs you see on the tree. Ideally, you should make a 45-degree angle cut in the limb about six… Read more »

Optimal Times to Prune Your Tree

When is the last time you pruned a tree? Pruning involves removing specific branches or stems off a tree in order to benefit it as a whole. By removing dead, damaged or diseased branches, for instance, you’re helping to prevent insects and other organisms from entering the tree and making it sick. In many ways,… Read more »

Reasons to Remove a Tree Stump

Tree stumps are unsightly. They make an otherwise nicely kept yard look like someone forgot to get rid of something that causes numerous problems. An old stump makes a yard look forgotten. These days, people have high standards when it comes to the exteriors of their homes and their landscaping, especially in suburban areas where… Read more »

The Importance of Trees on Your Property

Tree Stump Removal

Trees play a significant role in our environment, and they also have many great benefits when we have them on our property. They provide shade and a cooler atmosphere during warmer months of the seasons. Like any other plant, we have to take proper care of them, so they don’t die from unwanted circumstance. Why… Read more »

What Does it Mean to Be a Tree Care Operator?

Tree Care Operator

Did you know in New Jersey it is now a law that if you have work done on your trees, the company must be registered with the State Board of Tree Experts? Here is why it’s a rule and why it’s a good thing for home and business owners throughout the state. Safety First When… Read more »

Is Tree Trimming the Same as Tree Pruning?

Tree Trimming Vs. Tree Pruning

A lot of people assume pruning and trimming are interchangeable words when it comes to trees. Interestingly, though, they are two different terms with two different meanings. For instance, they have distinct applications and functions. Meanwhile, they require different equipment– and timetables, too. An Overview of Tree Pruning How about pruning? It’s the term used… Read more »

How to Become a Good Tree Pruner

Pruning Trees

If you’re like most people, you don’t have a clue about pruning a tree. You’re likely to take a scissors or shears and “go to town” cutting things off your yard trees haphazardly, never paying much attention to how it’s done. That said, there are some basics to being a good tree pruner. Tips to… Read more »

Should You Prune Trees in the Winter?

Winter is coming and that means there’ll be ice, snow and slush on the ground. Though most people tend to spend a lot of time indoors each winter, especially in New Jersey when the temperature dips below freezing, some people choose to be outdoors for pursuits like cross-country skiing, sledding, and… pruning trees. Wait a… Read more »

Why You Should Prune Your Trees

Just like a person gets a haircut, a tree can get one too, though in this case it’s called “pruning.” A popular horticultural practice, pruning involves altering a tree’s form and growth so it looks and functions the way a person wants it to. So, here’s the question: “Why prune a tree?” Pruning offers many… Read more »

When is the Perfect Time to Prune Trees and Shrubs?

In New Jersey, summer is ending and the fall weather will be upon us quicker than you think. Big Foot Tree Service wants your property to be in the best shape, so everything looks great for the next year. And you might want to get all your landscaping needs done early so you can hibernate… Read more »

When Do Trees Sprout Their Buds?

Something amazing and glorious happens each spring: trees sprout their buds. In New Jersey, winters can be long, cold, and grey. Thank goodness for evergreen trees adding some color to winter. As you know, trees drop their leaves in the fall and sprout their buds in the spring. How do trees know when to do… Read more »