Barts Tree Service Blog
Join us on Saturday, August 12th at noon for the Green Expo. We’ll be giving out kids shirts, spruce tree saplings and other swag! Then stay for a fantastic performance of Love’s Labour’s Lost, a hilarious comedy about – you guessed it – love. The play starts at 2pm.Read More
Mulch is an important part of tree care and landscaping, but using herbicide-treated grass clippings as your mulch can damage or kill trees.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
One in four trees used to be chestnut trees, until chestnut blight, a fungal disease, attacked our forests. Read about blight-resistant varieties of American chestnut trees, what has been done, and how you can help.Read More
We’ve been relatively lucky so far in the Danbury area and Fairfield County – most of the recent gypsy moth infestations and the resulting defoliation of trees took place in eastern Connecticut. But 2017 could turn out to be much worse for us. Here are the facts about gypsy moth, the damage it causes, and your options for treating or controlling it on your property.Read More
Are your trees ready? If you’re not sure, give us a call today for winter cleanup damage assessment spring fertilization pest and disease preventionRead More
Did you ever think about the amount of physics, math and biology knowledge needed to be an arborist? Most people don’t. And if you tell kids what they’ll need to know, many would never choose to become an arborist! But if you show them how it all works, and make it fun at the same time, […]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
In February we attended our fourth Tree Care Industry Association Winter Management Conference, held just outside San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was a great opportunity for learning, networking, reflection – oh, and some fun.Read More
Some years we get so much snow and wind in February that it’s hard to believe spring officially starts in just a month. Other years, it feels like spring has already arrived!
But while we wait until spring is really here, there are some things you can be doing in the yard, as well as important tree care issues to take care of now.Read More