Barts Tree Service Blog
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
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
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
Barts Tree Service is proud to be part of the Ridgefield community and, as long-time fans of local theater, we enjoy finding ways to support the arts in this wonderful part of Connecticut. We invite you to join us in supporting the Ridgefield Playhouse, ACT of CT, Thrown Stone and Loundsbury House.Read More
Many poor tree care practices are still commonly seen in the Danbury, CT area. Tree topping, mulch volcanoes and improper planting can all kill your trees.Read More
After Tuesday’s violent storm and tornadoes, trees and power lines are down across a large part of Connecticut. We’re seeing devastating damage in Brookfield and surrounding areas. This is extremely dangerous work and should not be done by anyone other than a licensed tree care professional (preferably a Certified Arborist).Read More