1740 Walcutt Road  Columbus, Oh 43228  Phone: (614) 876-5622   Fax: (614) 876-1458

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Talking Trees

Reduce Those Winter Heating Bills
Talking Trees

"What is the best tree for me to plant to give shade and a cool place to escape the summer heat?" This is a question I am often asked by homeowners; however, you may not have thought about it, but trees can help cut winter energy costs too.

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The Benefits of Proper Pruning
Talking Trees

Proper pruning is one of the most important practices for tree care because it addresses a wide variety of tree health care issues. While many people contact me for obvious problems with their trees, like dead or hanging branches, a much smaller group calls when their trees are looking good. If you notice any problems or see any concerns in your yard contact a certified arborist to consult with you and take care of any hazards, but I encourage you to consider proper pruning on a regular basis to eliminate the possibility of a problem.

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Emerald Ash Borer

It is strongly recommended that property owners consult with a Certified Arborist to discuss appropriate Emerald Ash Borer treatment options to avoid unnecessarily destroying a tree that can be saved.

What is Emerald Ash Borer?

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive beetle from Asia that has killed millions of ash trees in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic region and Canada since 2002.

About Ahlum & Arbor

Ahlum & Arbor Tree Preservation is a full service arboricultural firm providing a complete range of residential and commercial tree care services including customized pruning, insect and disease management, and plant health care programs to maintain and enhance the health of your trees and shrubs.

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Chris Ahlum explains the services offered by Ahlum & Arbor.


Tree and Shrub Pruning

Pruning is one of the most important practices to ensure safety, but proper pruning also preserves
and enhances the health, structure and natural beauty of your trees and shrubs. 

Insect and Disease Management

Preventative treatments and responding promptly at the first indication of a problem is the key to
protecting the health and vigor of your trees and shrubs. Ahlum & Arbor’s approach to insect and
disease management includes the following steps:

Consulting and Evaluation

Ahlum & Arbor Tree Preservation is routinely called upon to consult on the most challenging tree care,
protection and valuation situations. Some of the specialized arboriculture consulting services performed by Ahlum & Arbor include 


Ahlum & Arbor Tree Preservation

1740 Walcutt Road
Columbus, Ohio 43228

Phone: (614) 876-5622