Tree Preservation Planning During Construction

Construction activities are notorious for damaging large numbers of trees. Even the smallest amount of activity can cause grave, sometimes irreversible damage. Protect valuable trees from harm and preserve the natural beauty of landscapes with help from The Consulting Group. We provide environmentally sensible tree preservation planning services to private, corporate, institutional and municipal clients who are…

Lawn Care Tips and Maintenance

Use these tips to help you maintain a good looking lawn and contact your Arborist/ Lawn Care Consultant if you have any further questions. If you are too busy or aren’t about to carry out these tips then consider getting in a company that offer lawn care services Roanoke. MOWING How and when your lawn…

Tree Collecting

Collectible trees are a great way to breathe new life into your landscape. From stamps to cars, there are collectors of everything. People seek out items that they enjoy and feel passionate about. For a growing number of homeowners, this means collecting beautiful, and sometimes uncommon, specimen trees, which can rejuvenate and breathe new life…

The Secret of Soft Grass

Nothing says “summer” like the feel of bare feet on grass. Whether it’s in a park or your own front yard, the sensual feeling of that cool, spongy, green carpet against our skin is often just what we need to lift our spirits and reconnect to the earth. It helps us to clear our mind…

Tree Support Systems

It happens. When trees are not properly pruned or trained when they’re young, they can grow in such a way that they simply cannot support their own weight. Mature multi-trunked trees are particularly susceptible to this condition, as are open-canopied trees with limbs that grow horizontally or downward. Additionally, newly-planted trees can sometimes be weak-trunked…

Smart Tips for a Great Spring Green-up

Spring is the time of plans and projects. — Leo Tolstoy (from Anna Karenina) Oh, joy! Warmer days, open windows, and that blissful anticipation of summer just ‘round the corner. Here are some best practices to ensure your landscape is a healthy and beautiful backdrop for your outdoor living. Spring Lawn Care Tip #1: Clean Up…

The Dangers of Over-Mulching

When it comes to the practice of mulching, property owners should take a page from Hippocrates’ book: First, do no harm. How Mulching Can Help The benefits of mulching are many. The proper application of mulch will suppress weeds, help soil retain moisture, lower soil temperatures during periods of extreme heat, and slowly add nutrients…