4 Fun Facts About Trees

The Canopy of this Forest has a Heart Shaped Hole showing Blue Sky

Though trees haven’t been around since the beginning of life on Earth, life on Earth now would be nearly impossible without them. Trees provide food, shelter, timber, and oxygen. They thrive in Wichita’s humid subtropical climate and are beautiful to behold. Even the ancient bristlecone pine has its own gnarly beauty. Though they can’t run […]

Trees Not Native to Kansas

Giant cottonwood tree with fall foliage

Though Kansas’ state tree, the cottonwood, is native to the part of the continent where Kansas is now found, other trees are not. Some were brought from other places — such as Europe, China, Japan or other parts of Asia — and planted deliberately. In other cases, some voyaging seed hitched a ride and found […]

Caring for Trees in the Summer

Tree Hugging - Love Nature - Child Hug The Trunk With Red Heart Shape

The first thing to know about taking care of trees in the summer is that summer care should ideally begin in the spring. This means adding mulch around the tree, pruning sick, dead, or crossing branches, and watering the tree deeply, especially if it’s a sapling. Deep watering keeps the tree from forming shallow roots […]

5 Tips for Caring for Your Trees in the Summer

Professional hanging and cutting large bare branches of nut tree during an autumn day

Your trees significantly contribute to the appeal of your property in Wichita, Kansas, as well as your home’s curb appeal. Summers in Wichita can get hot and humid, which is why it’s important to give attention to your trees. Here are a few ways to keep your trees in good shape and help them stay […]

Why You Should Have Your Trees Assessed After a Strong Storm

In a clearing in Sherwood Forest stands an ancient oak tree. Its thick trunk has split and the tree now leans to the right.

The major weather events that are common during the summer in Wichita, KS can damage trees to the point that they need professional tree care to keep them alive. The injuries to the tree may not be readily apparent to the naked eye, but the trained tree care specialists at Complete Tree Service can spot […]

Why You Must Never Remove Trees Yourself

Rural landscape in late summer

During the strong storms in Wichita, KS, one or more trees may have been damaged on your property. These trees can potentially pose a danger to you or your family. If they are leaning towards your house, or they are at risk of damaging the power lines, it is important that you remove them. You […]

Fungal Diseases of Kansas Trees

Maple tree leaf diseases. Rhytisma acerinum. Tar black spot.

A fungus is a kind of organism that isn’t an animal but is not quite a plant, though some scientists put them in the plant kingdom anyway. Some fungal diseases are just unsightly and don’t do too much damage to an otherwise healthy tree; others can be fatal. One fungal disease that attacks Kansas trees […]

What Tree Diseases Are Common in Kansas?

Wild trees and shrubs affected by scab disease

Whether you have a few trees on your property in Wichita, KS, or any of the surrounding communities or several, it’s safe to assume you want to keep them as healthy as possible. One way to achieve this goal is to have a better understanding of the tree diseases common in Kansas. This way you’ll […]

How Far Should a Tree Be From Your House?

Arborist climbing tree to cut branches.

The rule of thumb when it comes to how close a tree should be to your house is about 6 feet if the tree is small and at least 20 feet if it’s going to be a large tree. The trick to this is to know the tree’s species and how big it is going […]

Three Ways Professional Tree Care Will Benefit Your Business

Business conferencing and meetings in the room

Maintaining a large property with a plethora of trees is not an easy task. Tre maintenance is not only time-consuming, but the job can also become dangerous if you do not have tree maintenance experience especially if you are dealing with trees that are huge or old. Without the proper experience, you can become hurt […]