6 Signs of a Dying Tree


You may have noticed brown leaves or branches falling from your favorite tree and wondered if this is normal or cause for concern. It turns out there are some tell-tale signs of a dying tree all home and business owners should be aware of. Here are six signs your tree is dying. If you need

5 Reasons to Have an Arborist Inspect Your Trees Before Buying a Home


Trees provide a property with a lot of beauty and shade, but certain species can be more trouble than they are worth. Having an arborist perform an inspection before you a buy a home can help you determine if any trees need to be serviced by a professional.  Five Reasons to Have an Arborist

Can You Plant a Tree in the Same Spot Where a Tree Was Removed?


After you have a tree removed from your property, you may want to fill the void left behind. Planting a new tree in its place is one option, but you must be vigilant to avoid having to cut down the new tree due to disease or insects. Here are some other factors to consider before

Xylella Fastidiosa: Bacterial Leaf Scorch Causes, Symptoms and Treatment


Because bacterial leaf scorch symptoms look similar to those caused by abiotic stressors like nutritional deficiency and other blights, it was not recognized as a pathogen until the 1980s. Though it’s often overlooked or misdiagnosed, this disease is essentially a death sentence for residential trees. What Is Bacterial Leaf Scorch? This tree affliction is caused

8 Trees You Should Not Plant in Your Yard


8 Trees You Should Not Plant in Your Yard from GunnisonTreeSpecialists With most of summer in the rearview mirror, now is a great time to plant a tree.1 Most trees offer plenty of benefits to homeowners – energy conservation, air pollution reduction and increased resale value, to name a few – but some can be

5 Signs That It Is Time to Prune Your Trees


Pruning your trees keeps them looking beautiful, prevents expensive property damage and may help you avoid the need for costly removal of diseased or rotting trees. Though you may understand the benefits of pruning, you may not know when it should be scheduled for the best results. Here are five signs that it is time

Pros and Cons of Stump Grinding vs Stump Removal


Gunnison Tree Specialists has been providing the Atlanta area with stump grinding services since 1999. Contact us today if you need help with a tree stump in your yard.

Plant Your Containerized Tree With These 7 Easy Steps


About $6.5 billion of nursery stock was sold in the U.S. in 2007, and this number has continued to grow in the years since. Most nurseries grow trees in containers to save on space and improve ease of transport. However, planting a containerized tree is a much different process than planting a simple potted flower

How to Identify and Prevent Transplant Shock


Developing trees grow well with the correct supply of nutrients, water and comfortable conditions that allow their leaves and roots to fully mature. However, this growth is easily disrupted if the tree is uprooted and mishandled. This can have catastrophic consequences for the tree. What Is Transplant Shock? Normally, a tree’s root system is shallow,