1. Recognizing and Handling Invasive Tree Species

    Sometimes, our gardens get out of control and suddenly you have a towering tree or even a sprout of an invasive species growing in your yard. Try not to get to attached to these sprouts as many of these invasive species have unwanted attributes that will only cause problems down the road, like weak wood that will break in storms and littering your yard with suckers that will seed and destroy your …Read More

  2. Ask a Tree Trimming Expert: Is My Tree Diseased or Dying?

    Growing a tree from a sprout to a towering structure of strong wood and thick bark is an extremely rewarding experience. Trees are beautiful that stand as sentinels of some of our most memorable years and stunningly vivid memories of our time outside. When your tree starts to look a little less than healthy as the years progress, it can be easy to shrug it off as a mild change and nothing really s…Read More

  3. Why Stump Grinding Is Better Than Stump Removal

    Shelby Township is known for its beautiful oak trees, which have been a staple in the Michigan ecosystem for centuries. With so many old trees covering the state, many are bound to topple, break or need to be cut down eventually, leaving their stumps behind to rot. While it’s tempting to leave your oak tree’s giant stump in your yard for your grandkids to play on, it’s important to realize t…Read More

  4. Why Tree Removal is Best Left to the Professionals: Part 2

    Welcome back to our blog series about the importance of calling professionals when it’s time to get your trees removed! In part one, we looked at some of the reasons that your general well-being is better off when the pros come. In this post, we’ll examine a few reasons why they’re just more qualified for the job, and why those qualifications are important. As tree experts in Shelby Townsend…Read More

  5. Why Tree Removal is Best Left to the Professionals: Part 1

    We get it—there’s that one tree on your property that needs to go. It might have been a tree that lived a long, healthy wonderful tree life that’s just reached the end of its time, it might be an invasive species that’s looking to undermine the authority of your current trees, or it could be a tree that has become a hazard to those around it—whatever the reason, sometimes it’s just tim…Read More

  6. Winter Tree Trimming and Care

    If you’re lucky enough to have a tree in your backyard that you play with your kids under or sit and read a book in the spring while watching the leaves bud you’ll want to take great care of it.This tree is a part of the foundation of your home and the aspirations you have for the memories you’ll make there. Taking care of this tree should then be second nature. With winter now in full swing…Read More

  7. How to Get Rid of Autumn Leaves

    Here are some safe and environmentally-friendly leaf disposal methods Autumn is making its transition into winter, which is upsetting for a few reasons. Now, us Michiganders need to prepare for the long and cold winter up here in the Mitten, which is far from pleasant. One of the last things that we as home and business owners need to tend to before we can officially call it winter is clean up all…Read More

  8. When to Prune Trees

    When is the Proper Time to Have Trees Trimmed? Unruly trees could look about as bad as a guy who hasn’t trimmed his beard in years. While some people might be into this, the general consensus is that it’s both unhealthy and unsightly. Much like beards, trees need to be trimmed and pruned regularly so that they could maintain their health and look lovely in your yard. A tree that’s left to gr…Read More

  9. Fun Outdoor Tree Decorations

    Embrace your weird and decorate your trees While Halo Tree Service may specialize in tree trimming and tree stump removal, we still certainly love trees and how beautiful they are. Trees, when trimmed nicely, can take any property from ordinary to absolutely gorgeous. Here in Michigan, where beautiful wild oaks and towering maples populate the green grasses, every season is something new. Between …Read More

  10. When Is It Time to Remove a Tree?

    The trees around your home provide more than just shade; for instance, they often add tremendous value to potential buyers. Trees can go wrong, however, and it is important that you recognize when it is time to make the decision to remove a tree from your property. Reasons to Call Our Tree Removal Team In most cases, a tree can simply be trimmed back or pruned to be kept on your property, but ther…Read More