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Goats in Trees??

Tired of spending all that time trimming the trees in your Burke yard? Morocco has found an interesting solution to the problem: goats! Forget chickens in the trees. Goats are far more entertaining. These goats live in the Moroccan desert where food is scarce. They feed off the fruit of Argan trees, one of the […]

Chainsaw Safety

Chainsaws are simultaneously one of the most common and most dangerous do-it-yourself tools on the market. In case you missed it, last month this story was floating around the internet about a man who accidentally cut his neck with a chainsaw: Cutting it close: Pa. man survives accident that put chainsaw into his neck The […]

Emerald Ash Borers

Spring is in the air! Which also unfortunately means that Emerald Ash Borers are quite likely making their way into your beautiful ash trees in your Woodbridge backyard. Emerald Ash Borers, or EAB, are small, harmless-looking green beetles that are responsible for the death of a huge amount of ash trees in America, China, and […]

Flood-Damaged Trees

As discussed in a previous post, last week’s insane rain fall brought with it a massive amount of flooding here in Centreville and surrounding areas. Backyards became lakes and many trees suddenly found themselves trying to hold their ground in the middle of a rushing river: In some cases flooding can damage trees so badly […]

Last Week’s Extensive Fairfax Flooding

This past Wednesday was a memorable day for those of us living in Fairfax and surrounding areas. The record-breaking rainfall caused an incredible amount of flooding in Northern Virginia: Flooding closes roads throughout Fairfax County Rain battered the area overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday morning, resulting in many Fairfax County roads becoming impassable. … Flooded […]

Careful with Your Tree Trimming

Spring is a great time for doing gardening, yard work, and some tree care in Woodbridge. It’s also when most people think about getting dead or dying trees removed. But these early spring months are also when animals are nesting, often in those very trees that you want to chop down: Tree-trimming season dangerous for […]

Genesis Tree Service Expands Into Fairfax, VA

The following is a press release that was just published about our recent expansion into Fairfax County, Virginia: Genesis Tree Service has finally expanded to Fairfax County, Virginia. The tree service contractor’s services have continued to be received positively across northern Virginia and its entry into Fairfax is expected to benefit homeowners and businesses. (Newswire.net […]

Creating an Outdoor Living Space

When you live in an area like Gainesville most people have the luxury of a backyard. This opens up a lot of options for creating an outdoor living or entertaining space that you might not have living in a Fairfax townhouse. The two perhaps most important things to keep in mind when considering transforming your […]

Helping Deforestation in America

When you live in a highly populated, urban area like Leesburg it often feels like there’s nothing you can do to help with deforestation problems in America. You can’t plant a tree in any of the public areas. If you’ve got a small yard with a tree or two you can talk to a Leesburg tree […]

“April Showers Bring May Flowers…”

If you’re thinking of adding a garden to your Centreville home this year, now is the time to start. The weather is still cool but we should have seen the last of overnight freezes. To start off, decide if you want a flower or vegetable garden, and do a little research into what grows best […]