Anthony's Lawn Care - October 2023


We give the trees in our yard the least thought during the winter, but colder months are the perfect

contrast, will reserve its energy to heal the “wound” trimming caused. It’s a less stressful process for the tree. Tree trimming can also create the perfect opening for pests and diseases to enter and damage or kill a tree. But since those are also dormant during the winter, the risk is dramatically reduced. From a more human perspective, tree trimming in winter is easier and more efficient. It can be challenging to make out individual branches when trees are full of leaves, especially diseased or damaged ones. While an expert might miss problems with limited visibility, a bare tree provides a full view of the structure so they can make the best appearance and health-related choices. Dormant pruning is also generally less stressful on your lawn. Tree trimming equipment is heavy and can compress your soil and grass. Frozen ground is much harder and less likely to suffer damage. An early winter prune will protect your house from vulnerable tree limbs that could fall from snow or ice. Anthony’s Tree Removal is offering 15% off tree trimming, leaf removal, and stump grinding this winter. Existing customers also save an extra 5%! There’s no better time to keep your landscape healthy at an affordable price. Get this deal before it’s gone by calling Anthony’s Tree Removal for a quote today.

time to offer them TLC. If you believe you shouldn’t trim your trees during winter, it’s time to think again.

Trees enter a state called dormancy in winter — it’s hibernation for plants. The most obvious outward sign is the loss of leaves, but there’s more to dormancy than meets the eye. The colder

temperatures and reduced fall and winter sunlight cause trees to stop photosynthesis, which helps them grow. They survive off stored energy until spring by sitting bare and idle. As a result, dormant pruning has numerous advantages. Trimming during warm months typically results in additional growth. A dormant tree, by

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One-Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Muffins Inspired by • 15 oz can pumpkin purée • 1/3 cup melted vegan butter (or vegetable oil) • 1/2 cup unsweetened plant-based milk • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour • 1 tbsp baking powder • 1/2 tsp salt • 2 tsp cinnamon • 1/2 tsp nutmeg • 1/2 tsp ground ginger • 1/4 tsp ground cloves INGREDIENTS DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Prepare muffin pan by greasing and placing paper liners. 2. In a large mixing bowl, add pumpkin, melted vegan butter (or oil), milk, and brown sugar, then whisk until well combined and smooth. With a sifter, sift the flour, baking powder, salt, and spices over the wet mixture. 3. Using a large wooden spoon, mix until just combined (do not over-mix). 4. Fill the muffin cups and bake for 22–25 minutes. Let cool for 30 minutes and enjoy!

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