De-icing Salt and its Effects on the Environment

Clearview Tree and Land has observed that the use of de-icing salt has greatly increased within the last couple of years,  through Nassau County, Queens and NYC areas. De-icing salt is usually composed of sodium chloride, calcium sulfate, magnesium chloride, and rock. Salt has water absorbing, as well as corrosive characteristics, which many can visibly…

Trees & Your Neighbors

Clearview Tree and Land is constantly receiving requests from homeowners throughout Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau County, and Suffolk County for tree services, due to a complaint or concern from a neighbor. Whether the homeowner’s tree is close to the neighboring home, reduces the sunlight exposure to their property, or fear that the tree is not sturdy…

What is Tree Dormancy?

You might ask, “Is there such a thing that of a tree going dormant?” and the answer is YES. Tree dormancy is when a tree’s developmental and metabolic cycle either slows down substantially or completely ceases. Tree dormancy is closely related to environmental changes. It helps the tree conserve energy while enduring extreme weather changes,…

Commercial Snow Removal in Nassau County / Long Island

Commercial snow removal can be very important for safety. Clearview Tree and Land offers high quality snow removal for commercial properties within the Nassau County area. We have a fleet of trucks, equipped with safety lights and snow plows, to efficiently remove large amounts of snow. We have a large amount of man power available…

Bark Splitting on Trees

Bark splitting can occur on any tree species, but occurs most frequently to thin-barked trees, such as some fruit trees, and young/ newly planted trees. Some factors that influence bark splitting severely cold weather conditions, followed by rapid thawing and rapid/rigorous growth within the tree. Bark splitting is not always detrimental to a tree, but…

Tree Pruning Tools and Gear Safety

Tree pruning can be a very dangerous task and if not done properly can become a huge liability for the pruner and their surrounding environment. Tree pruning usually takes place during the dormant seasons, December-February, in Nassau County, Suffolk County and NYC. Tree pruning requires plenty of tools with sharp edges, pinching points, and possibly…

Tree & Shrub Winter Preparation in New York City & Long Island

During the Fall season, temperatures substantially drop. It is best to begin preparing your trees and shrubs towards the late Fall/ early Winter season, for the upcoming weathering conditions. The pruning of all trees and shrubs is highly suggested in order to remove any dead wood, diseased, or potentially dangerous tree limbs/branches, that may become…