Homeowners love their trees for many reasons: because they are beautiful, provide shade, add interest and so much more. Tree care is important to maintaining healthy trees, but any tree can have cause to struggle. At Stein Tree Service, we are passionate about trees, and we do what we can to promote or restore tree health. However, sometimes tree removal
Ask any certified arborist in Wilmington, or anywhere else, and they will tell you that "tree topping" is simply a bad idea. The method of pruning trees is sometimes practiced by tree maintenance services or by homeowners, but experienced arborists know tree topping is actually one of the worst possible ways of pruning a tree. Those who perform tree topping
Trees provide numerous benefits, making them a vital part of a community. These benefits encourage us to properly maintain and even increase a city’s trees. The Arbor Day Foundation, a conservation nonprofit and the largest nonprofit dedicated to tree planting and tree care, has a program just for this mission: Tree City USA. (more…)
During spring and summer months, violent, windy storms often cause a need for storm clean up in Wilmington, DE and surrounding areas. Residents often wonder why some trees are affected even though they seem strong and sturdy. As Certified Arborists with Stein Tree Service, we know that many of these trees have been weakened in response to injuries or environmental
If you are a homeowner with a yard, you are more than likely going to carry out some form of summer tree care. Delaware is full of many different varieties of flora and fauna, including a host of wonderful tree species. As tree care professionals, we hear a lot of questions, and below are a few of the most common.
Wilmington, Delaware—Aug 3, 2019—Professional tree service company Stein Tree Service warns that the pathogen that causes the tree and plant disease known as sudden oak death has been found in rhododendron plants that were shipped to 28 states, including Pennsylvania. Residents should be wary, whether they have purchased these rhododendron plants or have plants and trees impacted by the spread.
The spotted lanternfly has become quite a large problem in Delaware and other states across the country. Late spring's rising temperatures signal the time when nymphs hatch, so we want to make awareness a priority. These insects easily spread to new areas and leave a huge path of destruction in their wake. Beginning in March, the government of Delaware enacted
We understand the love Newark residents have for their trees and landscaping. Mulching is an important part of tree care, and proper practices should be employed for the absolute best results and healthiest trees. Here are some helpful tips for practicing proper mulching for tree care in Newark, DE. (more…)
Trees commonly have knots, splits, hollows and even cavities in their trunks or sometimes in tree branches. These features are part of the visual interest trees provide and are produced during growth that follows some sort of injury to the tree. Battle scars you might say, they often result from the tree growing around or over an injury to heal
Trees are everywhere, lining streets, around parks and in our own yards. They provide many benefits, but sometimes, they pose a danger to the safety of structures or passersby. How can you tell if a tree is dangerous? Stein offers some tips on how tree inspection can determine if homeowners have any cause for concern. (more…)