tree struck by lightning - Stein Tree Service

As many trees are the tallest structures in a landscape, they naturally become targets for lightning to strike. While not all trees are equally susceptible to lightning, vulnerable trees are everywhere— they populate our yards and line our streets. Lightning poses risks to the trees, as well as to surrounding property and buildings. Stein offers a look at some preventive

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spring tree in bloom - What does an arborist do - Stein Tree Service

As warm weather arrives and trees begin to blossom and bloom, homeowners often begin to think about hiring someone to inspect and care for them. Who should that someone be? Many landscape companies offer tree care services, however, an arborist is the right person for the job if you want someone with a lot of knowledge who is passionate about

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Wilmington, DE - May 10, 2018 - Homeowners across the United States need to be wary of an emerald green invasive pest that could destroy their ash trees. Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, being recognized May 20-26, 2018, helps increase awareness of the threat and advises homeowners of the signs that trees could be infested. (more…)

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stump with mushroom - tree stump removal - Stein

Tree stump removal and stump grinding are common requests in spring and summer months. With several heavy snowstorms this past winter, many Delaware and Pennsylvania residents experienced trees falling in their yards. Some had to be removed immediately due to impacts with structures or due to blocking road or walkways, but others may have remained where they fell or may

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Photos courtesy of Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The first presence of the spotted lanternfly, an insect originating in China, India and Vietnam, in the US was noted in 2014 in Berks County, PA. In November 2017, Philadelphia County was added to the existing quarantine. The quarantine was put into effect because the insects endanger local agriculture, specifically grapes, apples, hops, stone

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