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Why Choosing a Certified Arborist is the Right Choice for Your Next Tree Service

Last updated on December 5th, 2018 at 11:06 am

You take pride in your lawn and landscape, wanting it always to look its best. To do this, you keep your lawn manicured, your landscaping pristine, and your trees trimmed and pruned. To keep your tree healthy and aesthetically pleasing, it is essential to find the right tree service provider to care for your trees.

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When Should I Remove a Tree from My Property?

From blocking out sunlight and reducing glare to absorbing carbon n dioxide and creating a habitat for birds and other animals, trees provide a wide range of benefits when planted around your property. Although they provide many benefits, trees eventually age and become too old and structurally unsound to remain on your property. Continue reading “When Should I Remove a Tree from My Property?”

Local Company Makes a Big Impact with Marcellus Shale Industry

Last updated on September 26th, 2018 at 09:43 am

20/20 Landscaping clearing a path to success with oil and gas site development

20/20 Landscaping & Tree Service, an experienced tree removal and landscape service provider, is now applying their expertise in land clearing and site development to the booming Marcellus Shale industry in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. Continue reading “Local Company Makes a Big Impact with Marcellus Shale Industry”

How Retaining Walls Will Enhance Your Yard

Although the spring season in Pittsburgh is off to a slow start, it is time to start thinking about ways to freshen up the landscaping around your home in preparation for the warmer days ahead. When it comes to retaining walls, there are a variety of options to help you create an enjoyable space that can be used for entertaining guests or showcasing your garden. Continue reading “How Retaining Walls Will Enhance Your Yard”

How Can I Tell if My Tree is Dying or Dead?

There are signs when anything is in disrepair. A car, a house, and even a tree, show signs that its best days are behind them. A car may have worn paint patches, rust, and missing parts. A house has peeling paint, cracking foundation, leaky roof. A tree might be a little more complicated to determine if it is meant to meet with a chainsaw. Trees can be deceiving unless you know what to look for, you would rather err on caution than wait too long and have it sitting on your roof or your car. Your tree will definitely provide clues as to its life expectancy. It is up to you to pay attention and look for the symptoms. If you are still unsure, you can call your trusted tree expert to give you their opinion. Continue reading “How Can I Tell if My Tree is Dying or Dead?”

Does cutting of dead branches help a tree?

Last updated on March 22nd, 2018 at 03:02 pm

Grooming does the body, and tree, good.  Aside from your looks, routine grooming is actually healthy for your hair. As your hair ages, it becomes weaker, so give it a trim for healthier hair. Your trees operate rather similarly. Its branches age over time and will have a definite need for pruning. If you want a healthy tree, enlist the help of an arborist. An arborist knows what is best for your tree and an arborist says you should prune regularly, but why? Continue reading “Does cutting of dead branches help a tree?”

When is the Best Time to Transplant a Tree?

Last updated on March 2nd, 2018 at 09:26 am

You spend time and money to build and care for your landscape. You cut up, carve out, deconstruct and build. You do whatever it takes to shape your yard space. Perhaps you build up certain areas; plant perennials; or even cut down and plant new trees. If you feel as though you made a mistake with any of those changes, they are all in all, pretty simple to correct. Well, except if you made a mistake when deciding on your trees. Moving a tree or purchasing an older tree for transplant is a frequent solution to this problem. One of the keys to the success of transplanting that tree is the time of year that the tree is moved.  Continue reading “When is the Best Time to Transplant a Tree?”