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Don’t DIY Those Trees

January 17, 2020

If you’re like a lot of homeowners, you might think that you can prune or remove those overgrown or dead trees that are plaguing your yard yourself. You might think that it will be a cinch to cut down that one branch or that you can save money and time by felling that little tree […]

3 Signs You Need to Call a Tree Removal Service Company

January 14, 2020

Just about every homeowner has that one project they’ve been putting off for a while. For some, it’s a leaky faucet; for others, it’s updating their home’s landscaping. Eventually, all of these smaller tasks reach a point where they can become larger, more expensive, and even dangerous. Not taking care of tree removal, in particular, […]

Winter Tree Care: 3 Tips To Protect Your Trees And Shrubs

Trees may be dormant during the colder months, but winter conditions can still cause them a lot of stress. This is especially true for young trees with thinner bark and trees that have been recently planted that don’t have a wide, spread root system. It’s important to take care of your trees year-round to keep […]

The year of the beetle

November 18, 2019

Why are my trees struggling this year? It’s hard to argue that the most destructive pest to landscape trees and plants in our region this past year was the ambrosia beetle. Many large trees have been lost to the ambrosia beetle, and it will continue to dominate in this region until natural competition catches up […]

Diagnosis Tree Issues

November 5, 2018

Tree Evaluation & Diagnosis of antracnose This year has been particularly a very high moisture year for the plant life and landscape.  Water is one of the very most important and vital elements that trees need to survive.  To much water however, can also present potential fungal problems.  A common fungal disease that trees can […]

Honesty, Integrity, Loyalty

March 16, 2018

How do we run our business? Ethics are the principles by which you conduct yourself.  Having good ethics is extremely important for life and business.  This ethics chart, created by our general manager, contain the very basic and essential characteristics for how we like to run our organization.  If our employees follow these necessary rules […]

Evaluating Oak trees

January 28, 2018

Trees are beautiful plants that serve many functions.  Trees are natural air filters that take in emissions and give out life giving oxygen.  They can add significant property value to the modern landscape.  Urban forestry involves trees and people living in close proximity to each other.  A tree is very good at taking care of itself […]

Testimonial Bethesda MD

December 27, 2017

A recent testimonial for tree removal services in Bethesda Maryland.  Franklin’s crew did a great job taking down a 30″+ White Pine tree in our customers front yard using the bucket truck. Thank you again for your help in responding quickly to our request and for your thoughtful and diligent communication throughout this process. I […]

Professionals with a great reputation

November 12, 2017

See our crews in Action! JL Tree Service took down 2 very large Tulip Poplar trees in Fairfax VA on Friday and Saturday using our own crane and captured some images of these large tree removals.  The crane, shown in the pictures below, takes very large pieces from the cuts directly out of the tree […]

Hollow Oak tree taken down by tree experts

October 30, 2017

Hazardous tree removed using crane In the picture below, you can see just how rotten this tree was.  This tree had major decay all throughout the center of the trunk and throughout the limbs also.  Trees like this need to be removed for safety reasons.  Unhealthy trees like this that are in close proximity to […]

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