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There's a lot that goes into keeping Northern Virginia trees healthy and looking their best, but that doesn't mean you have to do it all yourself! Let the experts at Absolute Tree handle the heavy lifting while you use our best tree care tips to make your trees and landscape the envy of the neighborhood.

A stack of split firewood sits in front of a stone fireplace hearth next to a small fireplace shovel and poker.
In the Know

What To Look for When Buying Firewood in Northern Virginia

Discover the secrets to choosing the perfect firewood in Northern Virginia! Don't miss out on cozy winter nights by the fire.
A roaring orange fire built from one of the best trees for firewood blazes in a fireplace.
In the Know

10 of the Best Trees for Firewood in Northern Virginia

Discover the best trees for firewood in Northern Virginia! Find out which trees will keep you warm all winter long.
How To's

Tree Planting in Northern Virginia – Factors to Consider

Don’t make a tree planting mistake! Discover the secrets to Northern Virginia for planting success.
Bunches of orange leaves transitioning from green as fall arrives.
In the Know

What’s the Best Time to Plant a Tree in Northern Virginia?

There are a number of great reasons that make fall a great time to plant trees in Northern Virginia? Learn the advantages of fall tree planting now!
A withering maple leaf hangs from a branch with large black spots. Conditions such as this can be prevented with tree health management.
Tree Health

Tree Health Management: Keep Your Virginia Trees Thriving

You can give your Virginia trees a fighting chance against pests and disease. Learn how a good tree health management program keeps your trees healthy.
A stand of tall trees shows the effects of laurel wilt as several laurel tree canopies are sparse and brown next to unaffected species with healthy, green canopies.
Pests & Diseases

Fatal Threat: The Redbay Ambrosia Beetle & Laurel Wilt

The redbay ambrosia beetle is a tiny insect pest that causes big problems for Northern Virginia’s laurels. Unlike other ambrosia…
Professional Tree Care
In the Know

Why Should I Hire a Professional Tree Care Service?

Do you have trees in your backyard and wonder whether they are all healthy and growing as they should be?…
How To's

How To Create A Garden Cleanup Plan

Having a garden and taking care of it is wonderful. You can spend your free time nurturing your plants, enjoying…
Tree debris
How To's

How To Remove Tree Debris After a Storm

It’s the morning after the storm. The wind has died down, the rain has stopped, and you venture outside to…
A Stump And Logs In The Backyard
In the Know

Why Hire a Stump Grinding Service?

Trees are a wonderful addition to our environment, but they come with their own set of problems that can be…
Dewy Leaves
How To's

How to Protect Trees During Summer

Trees are beautiful and represent a great addition to your garden, especially if you are into gardening and want to…
In the Know

Why Is Tree Trimming Important?

Trees are an important and inseparable part of our lives and they are among the most beautiful living beings in…
Cherry Blossom In The Spring
How To's

Top 10 Spring Tree Care Tips

When the trees start to blossom, and the weather starts to shift from winter to spring, we can safely say…
In the Know

8 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Tree Removal Service

There are numerous options available regarding hiring a tree removal service. The internet allows you to browse and easily find…
A rotten trunk
Pests & Diseases

How to Prevent Insect & Disease Problems on Trees

It`s important to get an early start when it comes to dealing with insect and disease issues. It will ensure…

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