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Proper care for trees and shrubs is a big deal for us at Arborscapes. That’s why we spread knowledge about the proper care and development of all trees and shrubs, not just the ones we work on!

When Storms are on the Horizon: Important Things You Can Do

Each year many of us anxiously scroll through the latest reports on emerging storms starting to swirl in the Atlantic. Thankfully there are a few things we can do to …

Things We Look For When Hiring an Arborist: 

You may be surprised to find that climbing ability ranks low on our list of priorities when it comes to who we hire.  More important than physical skills are the …

Beat the Heat: Three Ways to Help Your Plants This Summer

Heat waves in summer can be very stressful for ornamental plants on Virginia's landscapes.  But are there ways that you as a homeowner can proactively set your …

What Do You Need to Know About Mulch?

Spring is right around the corner, the mulch yards and nurseries are fully stocked and you see the landscapers and your neighbors mulching away.  But have you ever …

Know Your Pests: Japanese Beetles

Before we know it, the growing season for 2020 will be upon us. With the warmer weather will come, as always, pests in the urban landscape that can cause damage to your …

5 Tips to Help Your Plants During Richmond Winters

Ah, Richmond. Home of the Kinda-Sorta winter. For every couple of days of below freezing lows, a handful of days with temperatures in the sixties is surely around the …