Tree Fungus FAQs: Common Causes and Proven Solutions


Have you walked outside to admire the beauty of your landscape only to notice mushrooms, puffballs, and toadstools growing on your beloved tree? While many types of tree fungus, such as shelf mushrooms, are relatively harmless, other kinds can be hazardous to the health of your trees. Thankfully, the tree service experts at Green Leaf […]

When is the Best Time to Trim/Prune Trees in LA?

Tree Trimmer

Having a lush landscape is an essential part of any aesthetically-pleasing Los Angeles property. However, that does not mean that you should allow your trees, shrubs, and other plants to grow rampantly throughout your lawn. Overgrown trees can cause both property damage and personal injuries. To keep your property looking pristine, it’s essential to routinely […]

Does Your Homeowners Insurance Cover Tree Removal? What You Need to Know


Adorning your property with fresh foliage and curated gardens can boost both beauty and curb appeal. But those lush leaves can quickly turn into your worst enemy if a tree were to become sick or fall over in your yard. To protect your home and the surrounding properties, many local municipalities require that dead or […]

Stump Grinding vs Stump Removal: Which is Right for You?


Having a dead tree stump on your property can be an unsightly safety hazard. But you can’t just go trying to uproot the stump yourself. So, what do you do? Should you have it removed in one fell swoop or get it ground down?  In order to decide what stump removal service is best for […]

Essential Gardening Tools: 8 Must-Have Items for the Homeowner

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Do you have your essential gardening tools ready this season? Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting to enjoy growing vegetables in your backyard, there are key items that every home gardener must have. Let’s take a look at some of the top gardening tools you should have at home. Afterward, you’ll be all […]

Vegetation Management in Los Angeles

Man doing vegetation management for his home

You may not think of it, but vegetation management is an important aspect of home ownership. Whether you have a tree growing too close to your house, or some overgrown brush in the yard that needs to be removed for safety reasons, vegetation management is something that should never be ignored. This blog post will […]

Brush Clearing: Hand Clearing, Grubbing & Dozing

Man doing brush clearing in his home

Clearing land or a property can be difficult. To do so, you’ll need to do brush clearing, hand clearing, and grubbing as ways of removing trees and brush from your property. Brush clearing is the removal of smaller branches and leaves that you can reach by hand. Grubbing is the manual removal of larger roots. […]

What is Defensible Space and Its Role Against Wildfires

Defensible Space around House

Defensible Space’s Central Role in Fire Mitigation Defensible space is the first 200 feet around your home which creates a buffer that’s intended to stop or slow the spread of flames, decrease exposure to radiating heat, limit as many flammable materials which could contribute to spreading the fire. It’s really important for fire-fighters to have […]