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May 2023

Join Porter Tree Services for the Maryland Home and Garden Show!

Porter Tree Services is excited to be attending the Maryland Home and Garden Show on March 5 through 6 and 11 through 13! The Maryland Home and Garden Show features vendors and exhibitors from several industries that cater to creating the most artful home, inside and out. You can explore landscaping, home improvement, and gardening vendors […]

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Why Do Trees Need Bark?

Bark is the outermost covering of a tree’s trunk and branches, like a protective skin. Tree bark conserves water and also serves to protect the tree’s essential living systems from environmental and situational dangers. These include temperature extremes, storms, attacks by animals, diseases, and insects. Some trees even have developed extra thick bark which can protect them

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What is Limewashing?

As spring approaches and temperatures rise, many begin to plant new trees. You may notice new and old trees alike with bright white bases. Why are they colored this way? The answer is that they are being limewashed. Limewash, or whitewash, is a mixture consisting of hydrated lime, water, and salt, or simply water-based white paint and water,

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