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Why are the tips of my tree dying?

By Mark Russell | Apr 12, 2017

What’s up guys? It’s Mark Russell, 770 Arborist with an awesome example of landscaping affecting a mature oak tree. So today we’re in Atlanta, Georgia. We have this awesomely beautiful house. Look at this yard behind me you guys. It’s so nice, so the problem is, is these big mature oak trees that are on …

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Pay It Forward

By Mark Russell | Sep 29, 2016

Canton Family Life Publishing has encouraged us to join with them in their Pay-It-Forward giving campaign. This is a concept that I am fully on board with.  So much so that in 2012-13 I had built a business directory called Paynate, that facilitated the redirection of would-be advertising money to charities. Anyway, the Paynate never gained traction, but …

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When Is The Best Time To Prune Trees

By Mark Russell | Sep 13, 2016

When is the best time to prune trees? Hey guys my name’s Mark Russell 770-Arborist and I want to answer that question for you today.  It’s getting toward the end of summer and it’s actually starting to get to the time when trees are about to go into dormant season. The short answer is it’s …

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Are trees with multiple trunks more dangerous?

By Mark Russell | Sep 13, 2016

Hey guys my name is Mark Russell. I’m a Certified Arborist.I’m coming to you from Marietta georgia.  I have a really really really neat tree to show you here in just a second! So what I want to talk to you about today is what’s known as a co-dominant tree. Here’s a great example of …

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Emergency Tree Service (Alpharetta Georgia)

By Mark Russell | Sep 13, 2016

(This video was shot in Alpharetta Georgia, however we also do emergency tree work in Marietta, Roswell, Kennesaw, Acworth, Woodstock, cumming, Canton, Sandy Springs and all of the North Atlanta area.) Emergency tree service Alpharetta Georgia: If you’re watching this video you might have just had a tree hit your house. My name is Mark …

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How big is too big to prune?

By Mark Russell | Jul 27, 2016

How big is too big to prune? Hi it’s Mark Russell with 770 Arborist, with another example of “How big is too big to make pruning cuts on your tree”. This is a great example of too big. So here’s the deal guys, trees can only grow on the cambium layer where new cells are …

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Why did my tree branch fall? Sudden Branch Drop Syndrome Explained

By Mark Russell | Jul 13, 2016

What causes a tree branches to fall or fail? Sudden Branch Failure Syndrome Explained. Hey guys my name is Mark Russell, 770 Arborist, and this is Sudden Branch Failure Syndrome Explained. It is July 15th.  It’s hot in Georgia today. I want to talk to you about Sudden Branch Failure Syndrome. In the last two weeks …

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Why is my tree’s trunk oozing black stuff?

By Mark Russell | Jul 6, 2015

Why is my tree’s trunk oozing black stuff? This is a question we get asked often. Well, the answer is slime flux. Another name is bacterial wetwood.   Bacterial wet wood is a bacterial infection that attacks the trees trunk. As the bacteria multiply, it creates pressure within the trunk that escapes through the trunks …

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Why do Bradford Pear trees split?

By Mark Russell | Jun 4, 2015

As arborists in Atlanta, we are often asked “Why do Bradford Pear trees split?”   The simple answer…..   included bark. Included bark is basically bark that gets trapped in between the trunk and a branch specifically where the union between the two is very narrow. Most trees have a fairly wide branch attachment angle, however, …

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