If you are living in Candlewood, specially around the lake area, doing tree works such as tree removal or tree pruning requires permission from Firelight Power Sources. Read this article to learn why and find out what other things you need to know before hiring tree care services around Candlewood Lake.Read More
If your beech tree has dark lines on its leaves, it probably has Beech Leaf Disease. We cover identification, causes, prevention, treatment, and where this quickly-spreading disease is found in Connecticut.Read More
Yesterday, Barts Tree Service crews honored Connecticut’s veterans by joining forces with 15 other tree service companies to take down dead and dying trees at the state veterans complex in Rocky Hill. We are deeply appreciative of the brave men and women who serve and have served in our military, making it possible for us […]Read More
Beech trees (botanical name Fagus) are one of the most commonly found trees in Connecticut’s native forests. These beautiful shade trees have lime green leaves and a dense canopy that gives the tree a rounded shape. In spring, beech trees produce small clusters of yellow-green flowers that are followed by beech tree fruit or beechnuts. In […]Read More
Relaxing in the shade of trees from a comfortable hammock is a great way to spend time outdoors, but be sure to hang your hammock properly so you don’t damage your trees.Read More
Spring-flowering trees offer the biggest seasonal show of bountiful blooms. And after a cold dreary winter, it’s just what we need to get spring off to a great start.
Many trees that flower in spring are fragrant and feed pollinators, in addition to beautifying our Connecticut landscape. Plus, the best don’t just offer spring flowers – they’re multi-season powerhouses.
My top picks for the best spring-flowering trees are resilient, beautiful, easy to maintain, and just right for growing in Connecticut. They include regional natives, in addition to well-behaved non-native trees with impressive spring flowers.Read More
What should you do if your tree has been damaged by a winter storm in the Danbury, CT area? First, assess the damage and make sure everyone’s safe. Stay away from downed power lines! Then call Barts Tree Service to evaluate the tree, clean up, and safely remove it if necessary.Read More
Connecticut is bracing for the arrival of the invasive and damaging spotted lanternfly. Learn to identify it, where to look, and what to do if you see one.Read More
Each fall, some time in October, the leaves start to fall and homeowners are faced with the question of just what to do with all of those leaves. Many people simply rake them out to the curb and let the city pick them up. Or they place them in paper bags for disposal. Some call […]Read More