Is my Tree Dead or Alive? Here’s how to Tell

is my tree alive or dead

Johnson City, and Kingsport TN During the winter, all trees except for evergreens lose their foliage. If you’ve lived in East Tennessee for a while, you know that trees basically look dead for several months during the winter, until spring finally arrives and all is in bloom again. But do not worry! Not all trees that you see are actually … Read More

How to Protect your Trees from Salt Damage this Winter

protect trees from salt damage

Johnson City, and Kingsport TN Winter is officially here! This means salting roadways, sidewalks, and steps to prevent slip and fall injuries or other accidents due to ice. Here in East Tennessee, we are no strangers when it comes to the frigid, icy winter weather that heads this way every year. Salt is a popular compound used to melt ice. … Read More

Tips on Handling Overly Large Trees

handling large trees

Johnson City, and Kingsport TN Trees have the potential to become massive if allowed. The trees in your yard may have been tiny when you first bought your home, but now are soaring far past your comfort level. You, or your neighbor, might even worry about the tree falling and creating significant damage during severe weather. If this sounds familiar, … Read More

What’s the Best Time of Year to Trim Trees?

best time to trim trees

Johnson City, and Kingsport TN Our ISA-certified arborists in Kingsport are often asked when trees should be trimmed. The answer, however, isn’t as simple as you may assume. Varying species of trees respond differently to the changing seasons, as well as seasonal pests and diseases. For example, we recommend trimming oak trees during the winter to prevent oak wilt, an … Read More

Why Ants are Problematic to Trees

ants can be a new problem for trees

Johnson City, and Kingsport TN Finding ants climbing on your trees in your yard may seem natural and unharmful. When maintaining your landscaping, pest control is one aspect that needs attention. Ants on your trees are not necessarily the cause of tree problems, as they usually do not cause damage because they are seeking honeydew left by other insects. However, … Read More

What to know about Limiting Tree Growth

limiting tree growth

Johnson City, and Kingsport TN Trees on your property provide tall, majestic greenery as a beautiful background for large and small landscapes. However, in some cases, you may want to limit your trees’ growth to prevent them from interfering with power lines or other obstructions. Your certified arborists in the Tri-Cities area, Promier Tree, are sharing valuable information about what … Read More

Tips on Fixing a Topped Tree

fixing topped trees

Johnson City, and Kingsport TN Many property owners opt for having their trees topped in an effort to trim them back or stunt their growth. But, this common practice is actually not healthy for your trees, and a certified arborist in Kingsport does not recommend it. But, if the damage is already done, find out from leading tree care professionals … Read More

You Could be Killing your Trees and not Even Know It

you could be killing trees

Johnson City, and Kingsport TN You take pride in your home—inside and out. Maybe you’re looking to spruce up your outdoor landscape by adding a feature like a birdhouse or some type of playhouse for your kids. Before you go putting holes into your tree with nails or screws, you need to put down the tools and make sure your … Read More

What to do about Empty Spots in your Tree

empty spots in your trees

Johnson City, and Kingsport TN Spring has officially arrived here in Tennessee. Trees are budding and flowers are blooming. But, have you noticed one of your trees is still looking barren? This is more common than you might think. That’s why ISA-Certified arborists in Kingsport at Promier Tree compiled this list of the most frequent reasons why a tree has … Read More

Why do Trees get Bumps and what to do about It

why do trees get bumps

Johnson City, and Kingsport TN Trees change as they mature. New flowers, fruits, or shades of foliage come as the seasons change. You might also see some things you didn’t expect: bumps and bulges. Why are these bulges forming? Should you be concerned? Read on to find out more about what these bumps and lumps mean and what you should … Read More