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Why You Should Use a Professional Tree Pruning Service
Tree trimming and pruning services are an essential part of maintaining the aesthetic and health of the foliage and trees on your property. Getting it
How to Deal With Black Olive Tree Stains
Keeping greenery in your yard, local park, or anywhere else it might be found can be a tough job for anyone to undertake. This is
Black Olive Tree Caterpillar
The black olive caterpillar, also known as the bucida caterpillar or Characoma nilotica, is known for its ability to defoliate a black olive tree, the
Why Are There So Many Spiderwebs in the Trees?
If you own a home in South Florida, you will likely have a lawn or backyard that features many trees and other forms of greenery.
What Are the Most Wind-Resistant Trees?
While Florida has nearly year-long beautiful weather, an unfortunate part of living in Florida is the fact that hurricane season is a reality. During a
When to Fertilize Lawn in Florida
How often should you fertilize your lawn in Florida? When is the best time to fertilize your lawn? Why is knowing this information so important?
Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Your HOA Tree Policy
Whether it’s an HOA fine for tree removal, refusing to remove a tree, not trimming your tree enough, or trimming your tree too much, there
Best Trees for Privacy
There are many reasons to plant trees. Of course, planting trees helps to beautify your lawn, plus your city or homeowner’s association might even require
Invasive Trees in South Florida
Living in South Florida has many benefits. The warm weather we experience year-round is optimal for many types of shrubbery and trees. From sabal palmettos
Fruit Trees That Grow in Florida
There are few things as fulfilling and exciting to do in your home than to care for fruit trees in Florida. After all, there are
Guide to Foreign and Native Florida Palm Trees
Do palm trees naturally grow in Florida? Of course! The only thing that can become a bit more muddied is the question of the palm
How to Protect Trees From Insects in Florida?
If you are in Florida, then you understand that learning to live with insects is an essential part of calling this state home, but that
Steps to Care for Coconut Palm
The coconut palm tree has been around for at least 4,000 years, and coconuts are an important food source for the majority of the world.
Lethal Viral Necrosis
In recent years, South Florida has become the victim of a lethal plant virus, known as necrosis. Confirmation of the first diagnosis was in Palm
Plants: The Natural Mosquito Repellents for Your Yard
Have you ever been downwind from someone applying a mosquito repellent spray? Catching a mouthful of chemicals is never fun. While chemical repellents are pretty
Protect Your Palm Trees: Phantasma Scale, the New Palm Pest
Palm trees can give your property a beautiful tropical feeling. A vibrant yard with healthy palm trees can make your backyard the destination of the
How To Remove Mosquitoes From Your Home
Summer is approaching. There are two certainties in a Florida summer: heat and mosquitoes. We all know what nuisances those pesky little bugs are. Did
Why is My Tree Not Blooming?
The trees are blooming, which can mean only one thing, spring has sprung! While most trees begin to bloom, there are some trees not blooming.
Can Too Much Rain Hurt Your Lawn?
The 2020 hurricane season has surely brought heavy rain to Florida. While you need to water your lawn, too much rain can actually hurt your
How Can I Tell If My Tree is Sick?
The signs of a sick tree are often obvious; however, it’s common for the early stages of decaying trees to go unnoticed. It isn’t always
Popular Types of Palm Trees in Florida
At Zimmerman Tree Service, one of our specialties is palm tree care in Florida. Our team of certified arborists are experts at planting and maintaining
Zimmerman Tree Service Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary
This month, Zimmerman Tree Service celebrates four decades in the tree-care industry. As a leading tree-care company in South Florida, our certified arborists have provided
‘We may have to look for another state tree’: Disease is wiping out palm trees
Imagine your lush, tropical yard wiped out, killed by an insect creeping throughout the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast. Homeowners are losing thousands of dollars
Autumn Plant Care In Florida
Autumn is finally here and we can see this change in the season most clearly in our trees and plants. Here in Florida we do
Boca Raton Landscape Design and Installation
Zimmerman Tree Service provides landscape design and installation in Boca Raton, Delray Beach and other South Florida communities. Landscape Design When your project is over
Choosing the Right Tree for Your Yard
If eyes are the window to the soul, your garden trees are the windows to your home. Your yard is the first thing visitors and
About Fertilization for Your Lawn, Yard, and Plants
Proper fertilization is crucial in a quality lawn. Too much fertilizer can create a spongy, or “thatchy” lawn, making watering difficult, as well as weed,
The Importance of Lawn Care
A lawn isn’t just a lawn, if you really think about it. Not only is it the first thing your guests see as soon as
Lightning Protection for Trees
One flash of ultrabright light, supercharged electricity in the air, the smell of burning ozone and an earthshaking boom you can feel in your bones
Preparing Trees for Hurricane Season
Hurricanes and tropical storms come around every year, oftentimes bringing damages to your landscape with it. It’s important to make your lawn, landscape, and trees
Lethal Bronzing: A Growing Threat to Palm Trees
What is lethal bronzing? It is a novel phytoplasma disease that is the worst-case scenario for homeowners who have invested in palm trees costing $5,000
What is Lethal Yellowing in Trees?
Lethal Yellowing Can Cost You the Green Lethal yellowing is a disease first noticed in the Caribbean region of North America about 100 years ago.
About the Rugose Spiraling Whitefly and Whitefly Treatment
About the Rugose Spiraling Whitefly Whiteflies are tiny, pure white, moth-like insects that feed and lay eggs on the undersides of leaves. Two different types
Why Should You Choose a Tree Service with Certified Arborists?
Trees play a crucial role in our environment. Established trees of appropriate species and sound structure are beneficial components of various environments. Trees provide benefits
Roots, Root Systems, and Moving a Tree
Established trees that have been growing in the ground have roots that reach out far beyond the branches or drip line. These long branches are
Taking Care of Palm Trees During the Summer
In the summer and all throughout the year, proper care for your palm trees is a must – especially in South Florida. Palm trees require
Specialized Palm Tree Treatments in South Florida
Palm Tree Treatments Are a Necessity The palm tree is a majestic plant that adds character to any property. Palm trees make ideal landscape
Summer Tree and Plant Care in Florida
Taking Care of Your Trees and Plants During the Summertime The hot days of summer are right around the corner and here in Florida,
Yard and Lawn Check-Ups in Florida
Don’t Forget to Schedule Regular Check-Ups for Your Lawn We go to the doctor for our annual check-ups. We have to make sure all
Why Hatracking Weakens Trees
What is Hatracking, and How Does it Weaken Trees? Hatracking, as spelled out in Code 7.3.H.4, is defined as removing more than a fourth
What Does Canopy Reduction Do for Your Trees? A well-grown tree canopy beautifies your entire property. Canopy trees are able to photosynthesize relatively rapidly
Spring Lawn and Tree Care in South Florida
Spring Has Sprung! What Does That Mean for Your Lawn? It’s spring, and the time for new growth is here. Here in Florida, that
Lethal Yellowing Treatments in Florida
Lethal yellowing has become a wide-spread problem for palms in Florida. During the last four decades, outbreaks of lethal yellowing disease have killed most of
Tree Planting Services in Florida
How Climate Dictates your Tree’s Health When should trees be planted for maximum health benefits and growth potential? That depends on your location, and your
Stump Removal Techniques In Florida
Tree stumps never look good in our lush green lawns and landscaping. In some circumstances, even after a tree has been cut or has fallen
How to Celebrate Florida Arbor Day!
Florida’s Commitment to Clean Air and Environmental Preservation Arbor Day is a nationally-celebrated observance that promotes the benefits of trees in the urban
Holiday Lighting Services From Zimmerman Tree Service
Holiday Lighting Installation, Removal, and Storage in Southeast Florida, Palm Beach, Broward, and Martin County As the seasonal song goes, it’s beginning to look
Fruit Tree Care in Florida
Our Florida climate allows us to enjoy growing many ornamental and functional plants in our yards and gardens. Some of the most successful are the
Irrigation and Watering Tips
Watering 101 Irrigation is one of the most important cultural practices for the landscape. Since water is a limited resource and is vital to
Certified Arborists in Florida
What is an Arborist? If you have trees on your property, and you most likely do, you will eventually need the services of an