Spring Tree Care Tips

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Spring is the perfect time to review your trees and get them prepared for the season of growth.  This quick list will provide you with guidance and tips to set your trees up for a successful growing season. Cleaning – “spring cleaning” is not just for the interior of your home.  This is a very […]

PHC on the Lookout – Is Spring Coming?

While we are anticipating many more weeks of winter, spring is on the horizon and will make an appearance in the near future. Every year is a little different and unfortunately, Mother Nature does not usually follow the calendar. How can we determine when the appropriate time is for plant care? Mother Nature offers many […]

Kramer Tree Specialists Spring Hours of Operation

The birds have started singing and we are enjoying more sunshine. Spring is on its way! In anticipation of the busy spring season, Kramer Tree Specialists has extended our office hours. This is done to better serve our client’s tree and mulch needs. Starting Monday, April 14th Kramer Tree Specialists is open from 7:00 am […]

Tip of the Week – When to Plant and Transplant Trees

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“To plant or not to plant, that is the question.” There are a number of conditions and criteria that determine the optimal time for planting and transplanting trees. There are also a variety of situations that may arise. It’s important to keep the health of the tree in mind when deciding to plant or transplant. […]

Signs of Spring

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Punxsutawney Phil did see his shadow this year, signifying six more weeks of winter. But regardless of what happened on February 2nd, early spring signs will soon start popping up everywhere. Birds begin singing and color brightens the landscape.  This may take the shape of delicate blooms pushing their way through the snow or shrub […]

PHC on the Lookout – Plant Health Care Proposals Coming Soon!

Kramer Tree Specialists

With spring just around the corner, it’s time to start planning for the health of your trees. The extreme weather conditions we’ve experienced this winter make it more important than ever to care for your trees and shrubs. The PHC Department has begun emailing 2014 proposals to commercial clients. Residential clients will receive their proposals […]

PHC on the Lookout – April Showers bring May Flowers?

As you may have noticed, spring is approaching much slower this year, than last year. The plants have noticed this also and haven’t quite exited their winter sleep. We are still experiencing cold night temperatures and cool days. The Plant Health Care Department at Kramer Tree Specialists is carefully monitoring weather conditions in our area. […]

PHC on the Lookout – What are Degree Days?

As the spring season approaches, insects and plant diseases begin their own progression, along with the plants they attack. Rather than calendars, insects use the weather as their determination of when spring begins. When temperatures start warming up, insects begin to exit from their dormant stage. This doesn’t happen immediately. For example, a few unseasonably […]