Dangers of DIY Tree Landscaping

If you are a homeowner or property owner, the chances are good that you’ve tried out a few DIY or ‘do it yourself’ projects over the years. It can be fun to try your hand at remodeling, painting, and even landscaping around your home and yard. For the most part, we are thrilled that you Read More

The Limb Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree

There’s something so beautiful about sitting under the shade of a huge tree in the summertime, isn’t there? Thanks to our forefathers in the Mid-South, there are plenty of old trees that have been planted and maintained around town, and plenty more people are planting new trees all the time. We know just how special Read More

Caring for Your Crepe Myrtle

When it comes to gorgeous, long-lasting summer blossoms, there isn’t much that can compare to the prolific and lovely crape myrtle. The Crape Myrtle, or Lagerstroemia Lythracae, is a lovely class of flowering trees and shrubs of around 50 different species. Also known as loosestrife, the crape (or crepe) myrtle is a highly diverse plant. Read More

Signs of a Dying Tree

Here at Red’s Tree Service of Memphis, we’re proud to be your locally owned and operated one-stop shop for all your tree-related needs. This includes keeping you informed about critical safety concerns, such as the signs of a dying tree.  You may not realize it, but dead and dying trees can pose a severe safety Read More

Why Is Tree Stump Removal Necessary?

Removing a tree from your yard is one thing, but removing the stump is another altogether. Although some smaller trees can be removed root and stem, most tree roots are too large to pull out alongside the tree, making cutting at the stump the safest and most efficient option.  But now that you’ve removed the Read More

What To Do If A Storm Damaged Your Tree

The weather is changing, so more storms are coming in certain parts of the nation as we transition toward winter. Each year storms impact homeowners knocking down trees and ruining yards from damage and debris everywhere as they move across the states. Most of the time, these trees were weakened or damaged by storms. Though Read More

What is Deep Root Fertilization

What do plants need most to survive? Light, check. Water, most definitely. Nutrients, without question. But we don’t simply want our plants to survive. We want to go beyond that. We want them to ascend to glorious heights! To make plants healthier, stronger, and more resilient, we need fertilizer. However, not all fertilizers are created Read More

Top Wood Boring Insects That Will Harm Your Trees

Wood-boring insects are among the most destructive pests of trees and shrubs. They can tunnel and feed under the bark in living wood, destroying important tissues. This causes girdling, branch dieback, structural weakness, and decline and eventual death of the tree. At Red’s Tree Service, we want to help you protect your trees from any Read More

What’s The Best Time of Year to Trim a Tree?

Trimming is an important part of maintaining a healthy, long-lasting tree. Regular trimming ensures that trees produce new growth in the spring and don’t put all their energy into many smaller branches. It’s also important to trim away dead, diseased branches that might become hazardous later. On top of that, trimming can keep your trees Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Tree Trimming and Pruning

If the trees around your property appear shaggy, or if there’s a few precariously hanging branches, it may be time to give them a touch-up. There are many safety and aesthetic advantages to giving the trees around your property a proper trim and pruning. You may be tempted to grab a ladder and some shears Read More