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,

What Is Tree Cabling?


Trees in urban areas often need extra support to grow to their full height and maintain their shape. Unlike their forest counterparts, city trees grow and die faster, face human stressors and have different, often less nutritional soil.1 Proper tree care, such as cabling, is one way to offset the stress an urban tree faces.

The Perennial Plant of the Year® for 2018


When planting a garden, you want blooms that last a long time, require minimal maintenance and look beautiful. Perennials fit all those characteristics, which is likely why they’re such a popular choice among gardeners.1 From hydrangeas to peonies, there are dozens of perennials available, so how do you know which one you should plant? Those

Common Diseases of Pine Trees


While pine trees can grow in nearly every climate in the U.S., they are susceptible to many diseases and environmental changes. Is your pine tree trying to tell you something is wrong? Here’s what to look out for! If you have questions about the health of your trees, contact Atlanta’s tree experts at Gunnison Tree

My Tree is Infested with Ants. Now What?


Have you noticed more ants on your trees lately? These tips can help get rid of them and return your tree to full health. If you need help with your ant infested trees, contact the residential tree experts at Gunnison Tree Specialists.

Why You Should Never Use Climbing Spikes When Pruning Trees


Trees are beautiful, beneficial additions to yards, but they do require occasional upkeep to ensure they continue growing properly and don’t become a nuisance. It’s important you choose the right arborist for your tree trimming and maintenance to ensure they not only do the job right, but also perform their work without damaging the tree.