Tree Care

Mature, healthy trees in a Seattle, Washington neighborhood.

The Surprising Way to Save Money on Tree Care in Seattle

May 21, 2024

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.

Why Do Healthy Trees Need to Be Pruned?

April 26, 2024

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.

10 Spring Tree Care Tips For Your Seattle-Area Property

March 29, 2024

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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Apple tree laden with ripe red apples

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

January 29, 2024

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.

My Tree is Leaning. Is It Dangerous?

December 18, 2023

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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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.

Tree Work in Seattle’s Environmentally Critical Areas

August 24, 2023

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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Seattle’s 2023 Tree Protection Ordinance Update

May 24, 2023

Overview of the May 23, 2023 update to Seattle’s Tree Code. Major changes apply to residential property owners in Seattle, regarding tree protection.

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Close up of a child's hands planting a conifer tree.

3 Ways to Celebrate Arbor Day in Seattle

April 27, 2023

Arbor Day is an annual holiday we look forward to all year. But what if you can’t plant a tree? Are there other ways we can celebrate Arbor Day? Read on for three great alternative ways you can celebrate Arbor Day!

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The Importance of Hiring a Registered Tree Service Provider

March 6, 2023

Tree care companies must be on the city registry in order to legally complete most tree work in Seattle. Learn what it is and why it’s so important.

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When’s the Best Time to Prune My Tree?

February 1, 2023

When’s the best time to prune? As Arborists, we get asked this question a lot, and like many answers in tree care, the best one is: It depends.

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Seattle Tree Care Arborists are here to help with Seattle’s changing tree protection code

October 6, 2022

See our article on the updated Seattle Tree Protection Ordinance Your trusted local tree experts are determined to speak tree code in a way homeowners can understand. Seattle Tree Care owner Kelsey Gruenwoldt holds a stack of wrinkled project bid sheets she recently found while clearing out a storage closet at the company’s home base…

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How will Seattle’s Updated Tree Protection Code Impact You?

September 15, 2022

Seattle Tree Care explains how you’ll be affected by Seattle’s new tree protection codes – Greater Seattle region & Puget Sound area.

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