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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 […]

John Lewett Chipping Brush 1970’s!

May 9, 2016

Chipping Brush Check out this old picture of our President John Lewett chipping brush back in the 1970’s.  He is using an old Mitts & Merrill chipper, yes, this was his first brand chipper – sorry Vermeer and Morbark!

Celebrating 40 Years Since 1975

February 6, 2015

JL Tree Service Inc celebrates 40 years of being in business – since 1975!  See the picture below of John Lewett with his first tree crew, look at those old trucks and chainsaws! With 2 trucks and a few chainsaws, and a group of friends, this was the start of a successful entrepreneur that now […]

Fairfax Station Railroad Station sponsorship for many years

November 6, 2014

John Lewett, owner of JL Tree Service Inc has sponsored the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum for many years. The museum honored this by providing an award and news headline. Thanks Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, we are glad to support you for your tree service related needs. http://www.fairfax-station.org/news.html

What To Do About Exposed Tree Roots

August 22, 2013

Every year we get a few calls about tree roots in people’s lawns. They cause problems for mowers, they’re trip hazards for kids, and they’re just kind of ugly. The question is, what, if anything, can you do about them? The first thing to understand is what causes the exposed roots. It’s not that the […]

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