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    Proper Care & Maintenance for an Apple Tree

    I’ve never gotten into fruit tree care but would like to learn how to properly advice / care for them for when and if I get called
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    Proper Care & Maintenance for an Apple Tree

    My Questions: 1. Aside from general pruning, what are some other types of care apple trees that produce edible fruit need? 2. What are some reasons an apple tree may bear edible fruit only a few times and then stop?
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    What’s your opinion on Craigslist Marketing?

    Yea I don’t know man I feel like you got good and bad everywhere, but some might be more good than others. I used it before and had some good clients, but then stopped. However I just bought a new truck and it needs to earn its keep. So re-evaluating my marketing and everything etc. to make...
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    Customer wants solution to his pile of wood problem

    Just because it’s bigger then the drum doesn’t mean it won’t burn if you throw it in there. Might be a little tall but, it will burn down.
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    Customer wants solution to his pile of wood problem

    Drop that shit whole in my oil drum burn barrel. :LOL:
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    ISA/TCIA affiliations & certifications for a "new solo climber"? Want my TRAQ cert, uncertain if I should *join* ISA...or go for it just yet...

    When saying licensed and insured they could be referring to a business license. Having the proper license to actually operate a business etc.
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    What’s your opinion on Craigslist Marketing?

    I used to use it sometimes and I did get some good clients from it, one who even called me back a second time. But of course as with everything you have some people just looking for the lowest price. But that could be said for any marketing source. Thoughts?
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    Why do a down payment on bigger jobs?

    Yeah no I was just wondering for bigger jobs. I figured something like that was probably the reasoning behind it.
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    Where do you find feelings of fulfillment as an arborist?

    I enjoy improving a tree’s health and appearance and making my clients happy. When I was a teenager and kid, I spent countless hours and days climbing and sitting up in the canopy of trees, I used to go up there and read or just sit up there and enjoy being outside in nature, etc. Now I do it...
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    Why do a down payment on bigger jobs?

    I’ve heard of some people asking for a down payment on bigger projects. Obviously for some contractors like landscapers or construction I could understand why for materials etc. My question is what about for tree work? I typically do pruning jobs where most are under a thousand dollars. But...
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    How to Shape / Trim Ornamental Trees

    I got the impression that the client is reasonable about it. They said they aren’t looking for any fancy square or rectangle shapes etc. just what I described in the original post.
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    How to Shape / Trim Ornamental Trees

    I just a bought a new truck so am having a hard time wanting to walk from such a potentially big job. Truck needs to earn its keep lol.
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    How to Shape / Trim Ornamental Trees

    The customer wants them tightened up and sheared basically. . . . . Do you guys remember the first ornamental tree hedging job you ever did in your career? We’re you nervous?

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