Beech trees can be recognized by: TYPE Beech trees are deciduous (they lose their leaves in the fall and grow new leaves in the spring). They are popular as shade trees or ornamental trees. SIZE Beech trees are tall (they can grow up to 40 to 60 feet), with a dense, rounded crown of leaves. […]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
Planting trees in the fall gives them a head start on establishing them selves before the ground freezes. Fall is the season when trees turn their energy to growing new roots, whereas springtime is the season for growing new foliage and twigs. Not to mention many nurseries are looking to clear out stock before winter […]Read More
Many area residents are noticing a strange phenomenon – the bark on ash trees is falling off in pieces, giving the trunk a blond appearance. Often, there are small pieces of bark on the ground at the base of the tree. And sometimes you’ll see woodpeckers feverishly pecking at the tree trunk. What’s going on?Read More
Question: Um…why is there is a huge tree growing out the side of my dwarf Alberta spruce??? We have a row of dwarf Alberta spruce trees planted in front of our home. One looks like a Christmas tree is growing out the side of it. It’s completely different than the rest of the tree and […]Read More