24 Results for month: 07/2017

Excavator Removing Pine Tree

https://youtu.be/XPNe93wSzvI   Just the other week, Timpson Transport, Inc. began construction on a new addition to our office. This called for removing the giant pines growing where the addition foundation will be built. Not learning from his first tree removal disaster, my Dad (John Timpson) thought the best course ... More

Why You Should Not Remove a Tree With a Bulldozer

Three years ago, my dad was landscaping the pond across the street from our house. In the same area was a rotted out walnut tree that was just an eyesore. Since Dad already had the bulldozer he was using to dig out the pond, he thought he could kill two birds with one stone by removing the tree too, effectively becoming his ... More

Changing Our Integrated Pest Management Program to Address Spruce Disease

Our certified arborists at Chop have noticed several outbreaks of spruce disease on the properties we manage, so we have changed our integrated pest management program to address these new concerns.  The diseases we are seeing now are several kinds of needle cast, needle rust and cytospora canker. These diseases ... More

Saving Trees Damaged By Storms

Carefully assess storm-damaged trees to determine which are worth saving and which are goners. Heavy storms rolled through many parts of Michigan this week and in a few areas even spawned tornadoes. As is often the case after severe weather outbreaks, one of the most common questions homeowners face is what to do with ... More