The Tree Care Blog by O'Neils Tree Service ISA Certified Arborists

The Tree Care Blog by O'Neil's ISA Certified Arborists

Tree Service Slide Cleaning at Playworld

We had a little fun the other day doing some unusual tree work. We were asked to help clean and dust the slide in Play World at the Highland Recreation Center in Largo Florida. You can find out more information about the center here: It was a tougher job than we had expected because …

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Tampa Hazardous Tree Removal – Winner for August 2013

It has been quite a bust storm season this year. We are working to catch up posting the results from the Hazardous Tree Removals we have done with pictures of them. Our winner for August was located in Tampa. The

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Asian Longhorned Beetle

The Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) has not been spotted in Florida, but it has been found in 5 states so far: New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Illinois and Ohio. Illinois and and New Jersey believe they have eradicated it through a close watch and from removing the trees that the beetle had infested. The United …

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Ganoderma in Florida

Is Ganoderma On Your Trees? The root pathogen, Ganoderma lucidum, generally enters a tree through wounds, tears, cuts or damaged roots. Most trees in Florida can be affected by this disease. The DNA of the disease is slightly different between hardwood trees and palm trees. This means that neither strain of Ganoderma is transferrable between …

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