The best day of the year is almost here! That is, of course, if you love trees as much as we do here at Big O Tree. National Arbor Day is on April 27, 2018, and customers from Staunton to Charlottesville are preparing for the celebration. Big O Tree recently had the opportunity to help Venable
There is a new, imported disease threatening Virginia landscapes. The disease is known as Boxwood Blight and was first documented in Carrol County, Virginia in 2011. It has since been found throughout Virginia including at the Woodrow Wilson Birthplace in Staunton. What is Boxwood Blight? The disease is believed to have come from Europe where
At Big O Tree, we pride ourselves on providing the best tree services in Central Virginia and The Shenandoah Valley. We do this a number of ways but one crucial piece is maintaining professional equipment. Sometimes it is necessary to upgrade to new equipment in order to better serve our customers needs. Just before the holidays, we
With 2018 fast approaching, Big O Tree and Lawn Service is beginning renewals for the lawn treatment program. We are excited to offer some more enhanced options for your turf treatment in the new year. We are convinced that these options will improve your turf over the course of the growing season at a reasonable price.
Halloween has past, all the leaves are on the ground smothering the turf and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. This is a time of year when we see our landscape as dormant and in need of little or no care; this is not true. Plants have special needs this time of year as they
The History of the Maplewood Cemetery was written in the growth rings of a mighty White Oak which once shaded the graves of many of Charlottesville’s past residents. This tree began its life as an acorn sprout near the time the land grant was given to the Meriwether Family in 1735. As this tree grew,
After all the time and work, you have invested in your summer landscape whether that is planting, fertilizing, or designing a beautiful yard, the last thing you want is a pest invasion. Summer bugs can destroy your beautifully designed and planned landscape if not treated. As experts in pest control in Charlottesville, Staunton, Lexington, Harrisonburg
Dead or dying trees are more than a simple cosmetic problem – they can also be a dangerous safety hazard! That’s why you should trust tree removal to us, Charlottesville’s most experienced tree removal experts! Before removing a tree completely, we work with clients to suggest preventive care like tree trimming or tree pruning. However,
An arborist, by definition, is an individual trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual trees. Arborists are knowledgeable about the needs of trees and are trained and equipped to provide proper care. Hiring an arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Proper tree care is an
One of the most damaging things done to trees is over pruning. Our arborists know exactly what to prune trees and how much to prune. Don’t take chances, let Big O Tree maximize the benefit from pruning your trees. Are limbs hitting your car, or rubbing your roof? Are dead limbs falling onto your yard?