Arborist Tips & Seasonal News

Mature, healthy trees in a Seattle, Washington neighborhood.

May 21 2024

Tree Care

The Surprising Way to Save Money on Tree Care in Seattle: Tree Growth Regulators

Discover how tree growth regulators save Seattle homeowners money on pruning, damage repair and tree care. Slower growth means healthier, safer trees for less cost.
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A trained STC arborist pruning a healthy tree to keep it strong and safe at a home in Seattle.

April 26 2024

Tree Care

Why Do Healthy Trees Need to Be Pruned?

Tree pruning isn’t just limited to sick or damaged trees. Healthy trees should be pruned as well. Here’s why.
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Spring time in Seattle.

March 29 2024

Seasonal

10 Spring Tree Care Tips For Your Seattle-Area Property

When spring rolls around, your trees need some extra care. Here’s how you can take care of your trees in spring.
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February 23 2024

Pests & Diseases

5 Common Fungal Diseases Killing Seattle Trees

Discover five prevalent fungal tree diseases in Seattle, including a description of their symptoms, causes, transmission, treatment, and preventive measures.
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Apple tree laden with ripe red apples

January 29 2024

Seasonal Care

How to Maximize Fruit Production: A Guide to Boost Your Seattle Fruit Trees’ Yield

Essential tips to maximize fruit production in Seattle's fruit trees. Discover the vital tree care practices to help your fruit trees produce more and bigger fruit.
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A leaning tree that damaged the roof of a house with green paint in Seattle.

December 18 2023

Tree Care

My Tree is Leaning. Is It Dangerous?

A leaning tree in your yard may not just disrupt your landscape's aesthetics—it could be a safety risk. Learn how to assess the severity of the lean, identify the potential cause(s), and determine whether it’s a danger that warrants taking immediate action.
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Train Tracks run with a red, orange, and yellow forest behind them demonstrating the best fall leaf colors in the Seattle area.

November 15 2023

Seasonal

Which Seattle Area Trees Have The Best Fall Leaf Colors?

Discover the most vibrant fall leaf colors in Seattle! Dive into our guide to find out which trees transform the city into an autumnal painting.
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A hairy, blue and red spotted spongy moth caterpillar crawls on green vegetation.

October 18 2023

Pests & Diseases

Protecting Your Trees from Spongy Moths in Seattle and Puget Sound

Safeguard your Seattle trees from the devastating spongy moth! Get the info you need to fight back against this voracious Seattle tree eater!
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A single, green, winter moth caterpillar crawls along a branch of chewed, holey, green leaves.

September 21 2023

Pests & Diseases

A Pest that Prefers the Cold – Battling Winter Moths

Winter Moths invade Seattle! Uncover the hidden dangers and learn how to protect your trees from these cold-hardy pests. Read on to learn more!
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Seattle Tree Care logo and TCIA Accreditation logo showing that STC is Accredited.

September 7 2023

Update

Seattle Tree Care Earns TCIA Accreditation

We are the first locally-owned tree service in the Seattle area to earn Accreditation! Learn what that means, the benefits of hiring an Accredited tree care company, and how Accreditation protects you and your trees.
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Early morning Seattle with an orange-lit bay and skyline showing the buildings of downtown Seattle including the iconic Space Needle in front of a partly cloudy blue sky.

August 24 2023

Tree Care

Tree Work in Seattle’s Environmentally Critical Areas

Seattle’s Environmentally Critical Areas need protection. Learn what they are and how certified arborists keep them safe with compliant tree work.
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A hairy, blue and rust spotted spongy moth caterpillar crawls on a green leaf, ready to make it a meal.

July 20 2023

Pests & Diseases

4 Seattle Tree Pests – Recognize the Threat

Four hungry insect pests are threatening your trees. Learn to identify these Seattle tree pests and to recognize the damage they cause.
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