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Tips and Tricks

Tips and Tricks

Buying a House? Watch for These 4 Tree Problems

A lot of people dream of buying a house with a big tree in the yard. What they don't realize is how much maintenance big trees can be. Being aware of and watching for the following four potential problems can help you during the home-purchasing process. If you notice or discover these problems in advance, you may be able to negotiate repairs or tree care as a part of the home purchase.

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Root Rot in Trees: Frequently Asked Questions

If the once healthy trees in your backyard suddenly appear unhealthy, this might make you suspect your tree has severely decayed or is dying. If you've checked the tree for signs of insect infestation, damage animals have caused, or other obvious signs of disease or physical harm, the problem might not be visible above ground.

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Kimberly Woebse
Moving Trees: Tips for Successful Transplant

Whether you are getting a new tree in your yard or just moving a tree to another location in your yard, you need to know how to properly transplant a tree and care for it afterward. Plants can become overwhelmed with the stress of moving, and, as a result, become more susceptible to disease and infection. 

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Susan Seamon
3 Things You Must Know About Trimming Your Mangroves

What’s black and white and red—all over Tampa Bay? Why, mangroves, of course. These hardy trees grow all over the world, but only three species are dominant along the shoreline of Tampa Bay. Black mangrove (Avicennia germinans), white mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa), and red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) are the most common types of mangrove tree found in this region.

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