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Jefferson City, Mo.
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5905 Old Lohman Rd.

Jefferson City, Mo.
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Mon. - Fri. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday CLOSED
The Dangers of DIY: Tree Maintenance Near Power Lines

The Dangers of DIY: Tree Maintenance Near Power Lines

Trees need to be trimmed or even removed near power lines to prevent power outages caused by falling limbs, particularly as we prepare for winter weather.  When trimming your trees near power lines, the most important thing to keep in mind is safety. This intricate...
Why You Need a Professional to Prune Your Trees

Why You Need a Professional to Prune Your Trees

Without extensive knowledge, there is a high probability that pruning your own trees will lead to more harm than good. Let’s dive into some of the expertise that the Hentges Tree Service arborists use when evaluating your tree pruning needs. How close to the...
Tree Diseases and Treatment

Tree Diseases and Treatment

Central Missouri is home to a large variety of tree species. Each of these is susceptible to several diseases. This vital element of the ecosystem can become infected if not cared for properly. Infection can lead to damage or even to the death of trees. When trees...
Small Colorful Trees

Small Colorful Trees

While some yards are spacious and have ample room for a variety of large trees, others are smaller and more compact. Some homeowners prefer smaller trees in areas close to their homes mixed in with other landscaping. In this month’s blog, we will go over some of the...
Six Reasons to Remove Tree Stumps

Six Reasons to Remove Tree Stumps

Having a tree removed can often be an unexpected expense and can sometimes result in an unsightly stump being left in your yard. There are several reasons that getting stumps removed is important. Curb appeal – Not only are tree stumps an eye sore; they can actually...
Preparing Fruit Trees for Spring

Preparing Fruit Trees for Spring

Spring is coming and that means it’s time to prepare your fruit trees for a successful growing season and bountiful harvest! Caring for your fruit bearing trees early gets them prepared and ready to produce delicious fruit all season long. Here are some helpful tips...
How do trees survive winter?

How do trees survive winter?

Trees are plants, and as you know plants need nutrients, water, and sunlight to live, grow and thrive. But what happens to trees in the frigid cold of a Midwest winter? You can’t just pick up a tree and move it indoors (usually), so it must weather the cold and come...
Preparing Your Trees for Winter

Preparing Your Trees for Winter

Missourians are all too familiar with the changing weather patterns. It can be 0°F one day and 70°F the next. These fluctuating temperatures can be especially hard on trees. Here you’ll find some reasons to winterize and tips to give your trees the best chance at...
Mulch: How, Why and What Not to Do

Mulch: How, Why and What Not to Do

Creating a mulch ring around a newly planted or young tree is the single best practice that can be done to ensure the health of the tree, as well as encourage proper growth. Research shows that, over time, a mulch ring placed 3-6 feet around a tree can nearly double...
Save the Bees, Save the Trees!

Save the Bees, Save the Trees!

Bees. We see them all the time. We sometimes run from them for fear of a sting, but these tiny insects are vitally important to humanity! Did you know that bees pollinate 85% of the planet’s flowering plants and 35% of the crops we eat? These little guys are...