A storm can leave trees looking like there’s no tomorrow. Major limbs may be broken or damaged, foliage can be shredded or stripped, or the bark may be torn or gouged.

Some insects can cause injury and damage to trees. It is important to remember that most insects are beneficial rather than destructive. They help with pollination or act as predators of more harmful species.

It’s that time of the year when Lincoln neighborhoods and associations work together to spruce up the outdoors.

So put on those gloves, borrow those trucks, and bring us your tree debris for FREE on Saturday, May 7th from 8 am to Noon!

Here are a few simple rules to follow:

Planting trees is a natural way to add value to your property, reduce energy costs, spruce up your landscape, and nurture the surrounding wildlife.

Why mulch? It's more than just pretty - it's also beneficial to trees if done properly. Read more about proper mulching techniques provided by the International Society of Arboriculture.

Here are some general tips to help guide you as you water your trees.

Root systems may be the least visible part of the tree, but it definitely isn’t the least important part – especially when it comes to overall tree health! Roots serve as a nutrient transfer system for the tree and help establish a strong foundation.

While your trees still have no leaves, take the time to look them over. Look for warning signs that your tree may need help: dead wood, cracks, weak branches, animals, insects, leaning, or other signs of instability. Here are three tips from the the International Society of Arboriculture: