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Tree Care Tips

Everything you want to know about how to keep your trees as safe, healthy and beautiful as possible. Specially written for the Morristown, NJ area and surrounding towns.

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Tick & Mosquito Control To Prevent Bites & Diseases

Learn the facts about these pests in New Jersey, how to avoid getting bitten, control options, and what you can do to make your property safer for your family.
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Do Trees Really Need To Be Fertilized?

FAQs about tree fertilization, including why to fertilize, when, how, how often, what type of fertilizer to use, New Jersey fertilizer laws, and organic alternatives.
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PEST ALERT: Spotted Lanternfly in Morris County

This invasive and destructive insect is destroying crops and trees in NJ. Learn how to identify it, prevent it from spreading and what to do if you find one in Morris County.
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Emerald Ash Borer in Morris County, NJ

Facts about the emerald ash borer throughout Morris County, NJ. Locations, identification, treatment, what towns are doing, and what YOU should do.
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Ice-Covered Trees? What To Do [And What NOT To Do!]

When freezing rain leaves trees covered in ice, what should you do? Here's what to do right away, what not to do, what to delay doing until later, and what do to before ice forms.
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Winter Tree Care Tips

Our top recommendations for winter tree care, including plant protection, preventing ice, snow, wind and salt damage, winter pruning, disease mitigation, and more.
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Benefits of Pruning Your Trees in Winter

Ever wonder whether you can (or should) prune your trees in winter? Does it damage them? Or is winter a good time for pruning? Find all the answers right here!
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Tree Pruning Basics: Why, How & When to Prune Trees in New Jersey

Improper pruning starts a cycle of tree damage and decline that's difficult to reverse. Learn how to properly prune a tree, why it's done & when to do it.
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What To Do When Tree Roots Damage Your Sidewalk, Foundation, Sewer Or Yard

How to prevent and deal with tree roots above ground, as well as damage to sidewalks, driveways & patios, sewer & water lines, and foundations.
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Great Trees for Fall Color in New Jersey

Looking to add some color to your New Jersey yard? Here are some suggestions for trees that provide vibrant fall color in the New Jersey area.
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What Happens to Trees in a Heatwave? How Heat Stress Affects New Jersey’s Trees

Whenever there’s a heatwave, people are warned to stay indoors, drink plenty of fluids, and watch out for signs of flushed skin or elevated body temperature. But what about the warning signs of heat stress in trees during a heatwave? What can you do to help your trees cope with the high temperatures? How Trees…
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How New Jersey’s Tree Work Law Affects You

In New Jersey, there are specific laws that apply to companies and individuals that offer tree care work, regardless of what they call themselves. Here are the details you need to know before you hire anyone to do tree work on your New Jersey property.

Time to Save!

Alpine's Tree Health Care program now includes mosquito/tick treatments at no additional cost.

The program provides both basic and selected specialty treatments to trees and shrubs for long term control of diseases and pests.

Contact us today for more details about the program.

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