Tag: Tree Care

Tree & Shrubs

How to Properly Care for Evergreens

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It’s no secret that evergreens are some of the most popular plants around. They’re perfect for adding color and life to any landscape, and they can be used to create all sorts of beautiful arrangements. But if you want your evergreens to stay healthy and look their best, you need to know how to properly […]

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Tree & Shrubs

3 Ways to Prepare Your Trees for Hurricane Season

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It’s that time of year again! Hurricane season is officially underway, and it’s important to take the necessary precautions to protect your trees. While central North Carolina doesn’t always experience the intense impacts that the coasts do, hurricane-force winds and storms do sometimes happen. So, Nature’s Select Piedmont wants to help you prepare your trees […]

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Tree & Shrubs

How Trees Pose a Risk to Power Lines

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Trees growing too close to power lines can pose a severe risk. Overgrown trees can cause power outages and, in some cases, spark a fire. While Nature’s Select Piedmont can help your trees grow big and strong, you should still care for them properly and prune them when necessary, especially when they start to linger […]

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Tree & Shrubs

4 Types of Trees That Add Value to Your Home

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Do you want to add value to your land without spending a lot of money? One way to do this is by planting trees in your yard. Trees can increase the value of your home by adding shade in the summer and preventing erosion in the winter. They also make your property look nicer, which […]

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Tree & Shrubs

5 Troublesome Trees That’s Aren’t Worth It

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Trees have a lot to offer your property. They’re often shady and can provide a canopy of privacy. However, not all trees are the same, nor are they worth the upkeep and maintenance. Some trees are just too troublesome and end up causing more problems than they’re worth. While Nature’s Select Sandhills can help nurture […]

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Boxwood Care

3 Common Tree Root Diseases

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Tree roots are a massive underground network that carries water and nutrients from the soil up into the canopy. This system also keeps trees anchored to the earth, helping them sustain strong winds and rains. So, keeping the soil healthy around your trees is vital to their survival. That’s why you need to turn to […]

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Tree & Shrubs

How Do De-icing Salts Damage Trees?

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Winter is stressful for your shrubs and trees. They’re battling the elements, which often include snow, ice, and bitterly cold temperatures. Unfortunately, you could be making winter harder for them by misusing de-icing salts. While it’s important to keep walkways clear so you don’t slip and fall, you should also keep the health of your […]

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Care & Maintenance

3 Benefits of Pruning Your Trees in the Fall

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Are your trees looking and feeling a little overgrown? Then fall pruning is an excellent maintenance method that can dramatically affect the health of your trees. Not only does pruning back branches before winter encourage new growth in the spring, but it can also protect your home and family from any heavy or falling limbs […]

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Tree & Shrubs

3 Reasons to Fertilize Trees in the Fall

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Trees are a crucial part of any landscape. While you might think they’re self-sustaining, that’s not necessarily the case. Trees require a great deal of care and maintenance, and if you want them to be the best they can be, then it’s time to give Nature’s Select Triangle a call. We have tree maintenance programs […]

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Lawn Care

5 Fun Facts About Ladybugs

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There are about 5,000 different species of ladybug around the world. But the most common here in North America is the ever-popular shiny red one with seven dots. Most people love ladybugs for their delicate looks and harmless demeanor. Farmers especially love ladybugs since they consume aphids and other tree- or shrub-destroying insects. Yet, there’s […]

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