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Tips For Safely Decorating Your Trees for the Holidays

Tips For Safely Decorating Your Trees for the Holidays

With the holidays coming up, everyone is decorating their trees for the holidays – both indoors and outdoors. A lot of attention is paid to the indoor tree because of the risk of fire. However, fewer people pay attention to the risk associated with decorating trees outdoors. […]

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What to Do When a Tree Limb Falls

What to Do When a Tree Limb Falls

We are getting to a time of the year when weather has a direct impact on your daily life – and on your trees. Icing, high winds, and snow storms can cause trees and limbs to fall in your yard. Trees will fall, that’s what they do, […]

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How To Trim Your Fruit Trees

How To Trim Your Fruit Trees

Happy Halloween to our Menchhofer Tree Care family of customers! Today’s entry covers Fruit Tree Pruning: For most of us, planting fruit trees seems to be such a good idea until a few years later, when you have a bunch of bushes that are just drawing bugs […]

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Top 5 Scary Tree Facts

Top 5 Scary Tree Facts

October is the time of the year when we like to be just a little scared. However, our tendency is to be scared by things like ghosts or goblins, the things that aren’t actually there. Instead, take a few moments this month to be a little bit […]

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How to Properly Mulch Trees

How to Properly Mulch Trees

Mulching around your plants and trees is something that is both functional and decorative for the health and beauty of your yard. Mulch is an organic material that you spread on top of the soil surface to protect the roots of the trees from cold, heat, drought, […]

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September Tree Care Tips: Preparing for Fall

September Tree Care Tips: Preparing for Fall

Many people think that fall is just a time to just let your trees do their thing and let them alone – however, this is not the case at all. In fact, there are quite a few things that you can do in fall (other than decorate […]

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A Look at Tulip Trees

A Look at Tulip Trees

At Menchhofer Tree Care, we are proud of our state tree, the Liriodendron tulipifera or the Tulip Tree. We think it is a beautiful representation of Indiana, and is quite accurate with the beauty we see around us every day. The Tulip Tree, which was voted as the Indiana […]

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Is My Tree Alive or Dead?

Is My Tree Alive or Dead?

How can you know if your tree is just taking a little longer to come out of the winter hibernation or if it is really time to get a professional to remove it? There is a very simple trick that not many people know: check the twigs. […]

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Step by Step: Replanting an Uprooted Tree

Step by Step: Replanting an Uprooted Tree

Here at Menchhofer Tree Care in Indianapolis, we get this question a lot: Can I replant an uprooted tree? The answer is, “Yes.” However, it can be quite difficult, much more difficult than planting the tree in the first place. It is important to get to the […]

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Summertime Sadness for Trees

Summertime Sadness for Trees

Everyone loves trees, from the children who swing and climb around on the them to the parents who enjoy sitting in the shade and having lemonade. Summertime and trees seem to go hand in hand because that is when they get the most use, however it is […]

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