1. Why Do Trees Die?

    Trees are amazing creatures that can withstand even the harshest conditions. And even though the weather in the Northwest is fairly ideal for trees, there are still a variety of factors that can damage a tree, or lead to its death. We may not think about trees dying because they live for so long and…Read More

  2. These Things Might be Hurting Your Trees

    Trees are often seen as indestructible, especially when they’re large oak or maple trees. But trees are living things, and there are many things that can harm them. Knowing what can hurt trees and how certain things affect them can be incredibly important heading into winter when there is a greate…Read More

  3. Tips and What to Consider When Pruning Hedges

    Whether you have a Boxwood Shrub, a Forsythia, or a Privet Hedge, these plants can provide a home with beautiful green foliage, oftentimes flowers, as well as privacy or a border between two yards. When kept nice and trim, hedges are an excellent addition to many landscapes. However, like all plants…Read More

  4. Top Tree Trimming Tips

    Trimming trees, especially when they’re younger and are growing significantly throughout the years, is an incredibly important task. When trees are not trimmed, their limbs can grow irregularly, which will impact the overall shape of the tree as well as the safety and health of the tree. However, …Read More

  5. Four Signs Your Trees Need Trimming

    Fall is in full swing! The Tacoma area is bright with oranges, yellows, and reds, and the cool air is fresh and crisp. As the leaves turn colors and begin to fall off the tree, it’s one of the signs that it’s time for fall maintenance. Trees go dormant in the late fall and winter, so if there ar…Read More

  6. 5 Tips For Planting Trees

    Even though it’s not quite the fall season yet, cooler weather is just around the corner. And if you’ve been waiting all summer long to start planting trees around your yard, now is finally the time to start planning! Many people believe that the summer is the best time to plant trees because th…Read More

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    Summer Tree Care Tips

    Summer in Washington is a beautiful time of year. Everything is green, flowers are in bloom, the sun shows itself more often than not, and everything in nature blooms with life. It's a wonderful time of year to get out and explore the beauty that Washington state affords. Summer is a busy time of ye…Read More

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    The Dangers Of Homeowner Tree Removal

    As a homeowner, you become the steward to your own little chunk of land — taking care of it as John Muir looked after and managed the western United States over a century ago. Now, your little chunk of land might be under an acre if you live within Tacoma city limits, but nonetheless, it is your l…Read More

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    Tacoma Tree Removal: How to Identify Hazardous Trees

    As a homeowner in the Tacoma area, it is likely that a tree falling on your home or a passerby is one of the last things that you are concerned with. After all, it is painfully obvious when a tree is about to fall, right? Sadly, it is not always obvious that a tree is likely to topple. In fact, it i…Read More

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    Hedge Trimming in Lakewood: Why It’s Important

    If you regularly tune in to the Apex Tree Experts blog, you will likely notice that we usually discuss tree care services like tree removal, stump grinding, and pruning. While yes, these tree care services are incredibly important, they are not the only services that fall within the tree care servic…Read More