How Tree Bracing and Cabling works Tree bracing and cabling is a process used by arborists to add structural support to a tree. It involves adding strong braces and/or cables to a tree to help prevent possible damage or failure, typically in the event of stormy weather. For instance, cabling and bracing involves adding flexible… Continue reading Ensuring Your Trees Survive with Cabling and Bracing
The most common type of pruning involves removing branches that are diseased, visibly broken, dying, or dead. At Carolina Outdoor, our arborists have a keen eye for recognizing these types of branches whether the leaves are on the tree or not. It becomes second nature for arborists to identify and remove these types of branches… Continue reading The Advantages of Different Types of Tree Pruning
We have written about the many benefits of having trees around us. They provide beauty to our surrounding environments, and are shown to reduce stress. They provide oxygen, shade, and habitats for so many species. Trees increase property values and their shade can reduce energy bills. It is easy to take our everyday surroundings for… Continue reading Best Practices To Maintain Healthy Trees
Roots are the underappreciated life-support of trees. They’re in charge of storing the nutrients trees need to stay healthy, and anchoring trees into the ground so they can continue to thrive and grow. But let’s face it: no matter how wonderful roots are, it sure is a pain when they creep up past the soil… Continue reading Are Exposed Tree Roots A Problem?
When we think of trees, we are reminded of the inherent benefit that they provide this planet. Their photosynthetic process provides trees with the nutrients they need, and it provides the Earth with a primary element required to sustain life – oxygen. Trees also reduce the effects of global warming by absorbing carbon dioxide from… Continue reading Why We Love Trees
The 2021 Hurricane Season has officially begun. In recent years, trees in the Upstate have had to endure much more severe weather and close calls from hurricanes and microbursts. Chances are that this hurricane and storm season will be no different. Your trees surviving the next severe weather event may depend on the actions you… Continue reading Are You Due For A Tree Hazard Assessment?
Vista pruning high atop Paris Mountain, these clients have lost their view over the last few years and they wanted it back! All finish cuts were left at suitable laterals to ensure they have this view for awhile!
So after concrete had been poured for a retaining wall, the client decided to have @carolinaoutdoor remove this Quercus falcata. So we used two 20,000# logging chains strapped to the spur to keep it from crashing down onto the rebar and fresh concrete.