Tree Lightning Protection System

Gamma Tree Experts offers installation of lightning protection systems on your high value trees. Lightning strikes are unpredictable and hazardous. Every year numerous stately trees are lost as a result of a devastating lightning strike. A properly installed lightning protection system creates an umbrella of protection to reduce the chance of damage due to a […]

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Negative Affect of Ice Melt Agents on Trees

Salt is extensively used in colder regions on roads and sidewalks to avoid vehicle damage and pedestrian injury. This is necessary for safety, but the use of excessive ice melt agents can have negative affects on your trees and shrubs. Common Ice Melt Agents The two most common Ice Melting agents are Calcium Chloride and […]

Winter Stress on Trees and Shrubs

Winter stress on trees and shrubs in the St. Louis area can cause a number of problems in our home landscapes.  Snow and ice damage, salt injury, and general desiccation can all wreak havoc on our plants.  What causes the problem and what can we do about it? Snow and Ice Damage Snow and ice […]