4 Telltale Signs Your Tree Is Dying

At Rice’s Tree Service and Landscaping, we’ve definitely seen our share of dead trees. This is how we know exactly what the signs are when you have a dying tree on your hands. It’s important for all homeowners to know these signs because the sooner you can recognize them, the better. The longer a dying or dead tree is on your property, the bigger problems it can create.Not only are dead trees an eyesore, but they can also spread diseases to other trees; their dead branches can fall and cause damage or injury, and they can attract termites, rats, and other annoying pests. Bottom line: they’re a problem.In case you’re unsure of what to look for, here’s how you can know.Damaged RootsThis isn’t something you can just spot easily—since roots can run very deep into the ground—but one big sign of root problems is an abrupt and noticeable lean to … Continued

Remove Hazardous Trees before Winter Hits

We love fall in Ohio. The leaves turn beautiful hues of reds, oranges, and yellows, and the air cools down—perfect for hiking or bonfires. Your trees are likely at their most beautiful stage of the year. However, sooner or later, the leaves begin to drop. For the first time in a while, you may begin to notice that some of your trees aren’t fairing so well. Before winter moves in and you’re bombarded with snow and ice, you may want to consider getting those damaged branches or trees removed by Rice’s Tree Service & Landscaping.

6 Fall Landscaping Tips

It’s official! Fall has arrived! Along with the beautiful fall foliage and the sounds of migratory birds come seasonal yard cleaning and maintenance tasks that just can’t be ignored. Take a look at these tree and lawn care tips, as recommended by the landscaping professionals at Rice’s Tree Service & Landscaping, and then head outside to enjoy the crisp fall air.

How To Attract Birds, Butterflies and Wildlife to Your Garden

Have you ever wondered what you can do to attract more birds, butterflies, and other wildlife to your North Royalton, Ohio yard or garden? The landscaping professionals at Rice’s Tree Service & Landscaping have put together the following helpful tips for those who want to learn more about landscaping for nature, or “naturescaping”.

How to Hire a Landscaper

You’re ready to amp up your Ohio home’s curb appeal with some fresh landscaping and tree trimming. However, you don’t want just anyone. How can you sift through the local landscaping companies to find one who’ll do the job right? While we recommend that you just give us a call at Rice’s Tree Service & Landscaping, we also know you want to do your due diligence. Here’s what we suggest.

Spring Lawn Care in Ohio

Ohio homeowners across the state are rejoicing that winter is finally melting away, and warmer weather is turning everything outdoors green. Maybe you, too, are already dreaming of spending time outside riding bikes, swimming, or having a picnic at the park. However, before things really heat up, give your lawn and landscaping a great start.

3 Tips for Healthy Trees

Trees add value to your Ohio home. Not only do they offer shade during the hot summer months, but they also have aesthetic value—especially when their leaves turn vibrant orange and red in autumn. You want to protect your trees and take good care of them, and Rice’s Tree Service & Landscaping can help you do just that with three of these tree-care tips. 1. Get rid of dead trees. If you have any trees that have lost their life, it may be time to get rid of them. Dead trees are an eyesore and can also pose a safety hazard to your home due to the possibility of fallen limbs or worse. Plus, these dead trees may have had diseases that you don’t want to spread to your other trees—it’s best to call a tree removal service and get rid of them. 2. Prune lifeless branches. Even healthy trees … Continued

Are You Snow Removal Ready?

Winters in the greater Cleveland, OH area are no joke. In fact, the average snowfall for the winter months is around 68 inches! That’s a lot of backbreaking snow removal that North Royalton residents have to face in the months ahead. If the thought of snow removal has you wishing for some help, then don’t hesitate to call Rice’s Tree Service & Landscaping.

Your Guide to Fall Lawn Care

Most Cleveland-area homeowners don’t think about autumn being a crucial time of year for lawn care. After a summer’s worth of mowing and trimming, you’re probably ready to put away the lawn tools! However, we at Rice’s Tree Service & Landscaping urge you not to give up on your grass just yet. Fall is actually an important time of year for your lawn’s health. When winter hits and grass grows dormant, your lawn needs to be in a healthy state in order to survive the winter and begin thriving when spring rolls around. Our lawn-care team suggests that you prioritize these lawn services to get your lawn healthy before winter hits.