Unveiling Autumn Colors

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If Michigan has a seasonal selling point, it’s got to be autumn. By autumn, the humidity has lifted, the air grows clean and crisp, and the trees begin to put on their annual display of glory. Depending on where you live, you may see more colors than other regions do, as evergreens comprise a large… Read more »

Erosion and how Trees can help

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It’s no secret that the Lake Michigan coastline has seen some heavy erosion over the past year and a half. Recent numbers show that over 40 million people have been affected by erosion along the southern basin of Lake Michigan alone—although the drought conditions we’ve seen this spring and summer have provided a much-needed reprieve…. Read more »

What to Do During Drought

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Drought is not limited to desert climates, as anyone in the Midwest knows. In fact, even Michigan, with its Humid Continental Climate, has made the list of states experiencing drought this spring. This comes as a welcome relief to many on the lakeshore who lost their homes and property to high water levels last year—but… Read more »

To Prune or Not to Prune?

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That is the question! And although the task of pruning may seem simple enough to do on your own, you should ask yourself what you hope to achieve by pruning, as any objective comes with a set of caveats. For instance, many homeowners with waterfront property on elevated terrain want to improve their view of… Read more »