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How to Protect Your Trees and Shrubs from Ice featured image.jpg

Most trees and shrubs usually have gone dormant by the time winter arrives, yet that doesn’t mean you can just forget about them til spring. Winter can be one of the most arduous times of the year for your plants — with stressors such as:

  • Winter sun

  • Snow accumulation

  • Freezing temperatures

  • Wind

  • And ice

In today’s blog, we will be focusing specifically on how to keep your trees and shrubs protected from the last stressor in that list: ice. In this guide,...

What to Do if Your Tree Is Struck by Lightning featured image.jpg

One of the greatest threats to large trees is lightning. Every year, thousands of trees get blown to kingdom come by lightning strikes. Usually lightning strikes during tempestuous weather, yet it has been known to strike even on clear, sunny days. Because of how common lightning strikes are, there is always a possibility that one of your big trees will get hit sometime, especially during the spring and summer. This guide is for those of you who want to be prepared before that happens, so you know exactly what to do if and when it does.

With the possibility of...

10 Tips on Making Sure Your Trees Stay Healthy Part II featured image.jpg

When you want to keep your trees as healthy as possible, there are a number of different practices and techniques that will make a big impact. In Part I of this series on keeping your trees healthy, we looked at the first five of the ways to keep your trees happy and vibrant. Hiring our Vermont-based tree service company is one of the best ways to ensure that your trees are well cared for. We offer pruning, removal, insect and disease management, root collar correction, and more. Call Wise Oak today to find out more about what we can do to...

10 Tips on Making Sure Your Trees Stay Healthy Part I featured image.jpg

Here in Vermont, we are blessed with many big, beautiful trees all around. Having trees like this in our yard provides immense value. They provide much-needed summer shade and protect us from the environment. Taking care of the trees in your yard is like an investment. If you take proper care of your trees, they are likely to be around for generations.

Here at Wise Oaks, we understand how important your trees are for you. That’s why we offer a wide variety of tree services to help keep your trees in good...

8 Incredible Backyard Garden Landscaping Ideas featured image Wise Oak.jpg

Depending on what your overall vision is for your backyard, there are a number of different approaches to transforming it into what you desire. Whether you have a suburban ranch-style house or an urban townhome, you want to be able to enjoy your backyard space as much as possible. Perhaps you want to use it as a place to entertain. Maybe you want to create a verdant backyard garden as a space to relax and unwind, or you might want a place where the kids can play, or even a spot to grow your own herbs and vegetables. Regardless of your use goals, this guide will provide you inspiration and...