Cherokee Tree Care News/Blog Archive


5 Best Tree Services in Springfield

Though the number of companies that provide tree services in the Springfield market is upwards of 65, getting a price from a local tree care company can be a challenge. I know, because I have been working with trees in the Springfield market in one capacity or another since 1983. At the conclusion of a bid or consult, potential customers will ask which companies I would recommend—those that will return phone calls and put bids in writing. As such, I have compiled a list of 5 tree-service companies that, in my opinion, are the best out there. I have also included my thoughts regarding the strengths of each company.

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Keeping Trees Healthy During Winter

You know it’s fall when the trees are suddenly filled with an array of colors. The transitioning seasons can provide beautiful scenery, but one thing can’t be overlooked – the winter months are coming whether we’re ready for them or not. But don’t worry—we have some tips on how to keep trees healthy during winter.

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Trees and Fall

Fall is a beautiful time of year—the weather starts to cool and trees begin to produce beautiful orange, yellow and red leaves, providing astounding foliage. In this month’s post, we’ll cover what causes leaves to form those gorgeous colors along with how to prepare your trees for the upcoming fall and winter months.

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Plant Health

Plants are susceptible to diseases that can often leave homeowners and gardeners puzzled. The good news is, if you notice that your trees and shrubs seem to have developed a disease or insect damage, we’re here to help!

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The Importance of Pruning

At Cherokee Tree Care, we get a lot of questions about proper tree pruning. The most common being: when is the best time to prune trees, spring or fall? However, contrary to popular belief, how to prune is more important than when.

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How to Choose an Arborist

The decision to hire an arborist is one that should not be taken lightly. Pruning and removing large trees can be dangerous, and only those who are equipped and trained on the proper knowledge of tree care should attempt this work. There are certain things you should consider prior to making a decision on hiring an arborist that aid in your own safety and protection.

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