Girdling Roots

Over-mulching can cause girdling roots. Trees may decline and prematurely die as a result of the stresses induced by girdling roots. Make sure the tree is planted and mulched properly.

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Co Dominant Tree Stem

Co-dominant Stems in Trees May be at Risk for Failure

Co-dominant stems form when two or more branches emerge from the same junction. As the stems develop, they remain similar in size creating co-dominant stems. Many co-dominant stems feature included bark; bark that grows into the union between the stems, causing a weak v-shaped branch union. Trees with co-dominant stems...

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Spruce Gall

In the spring, pineapple-shaped forms on the tips of your Spruce tree are most likely Spruce Gall Adelgid. You might also see the tips of the new green growth starting to curl. This is not normal. Spruce Gall is an insect that lays its eggs on the plant and it...

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Winter Burn

Winter burn occurs when frozen grounds and cold temperatures make it difficult for plants to continue their natural biological functions. Since there is no moisture available in frozen ground, transpiration requirements are not met. As a result, the leaves may brown and fall off. An Anti-Desiccant helps the plants preserve...

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Going Green is Important to Tamke

As the world becomes more environmentally conscious and as more homeowners and businesses strive to take a greener approach, we too are implementing and exploring programs in that light. Our Plant Health Care Rx program is based on a holistic approach to tree and shrub care. Frequent inspections of landscape...

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Tree Roots

Roots are a tree’s foundation for life. If the roots are not healthy, the tree cannot thrive. In the forest, trees grow in their natural habitat where conditions are most conducive to root growth and good health.

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Tamke Tree Experts is considered an essential business—and we are OPEN. Tamke has always been committed to the safety and well being of our customers and employees, as such, we are taking extra precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic by practicing social distancing guidelines and working remotely as best as practical. Thank you for your patience and continued business. Call (908) 647-3537 today to schedule a consultation.