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There are lots of reasons to hire the services of an arborist. The first and foremost reason is that they ensure proper management of trees as they provide a wide variety of services all aimed at retaining the proper health and long life of the tree.

  • An arborist is a person, who is a professionally trained expert having lost of knowledge about caring for trees after planting them.
  • They are also highly knowledgeable about the maintenance and all sorts of requirements of each tree.
  • They are the people who have adequate experience and expertise to combine the science with the art of tree plantation and care effectively and efficiently.
  • Most importantly, they have all the required equipment and tools to provide the best tree care service as desired by you ensuring safety at all times to the highest standards.

Therefore, if you want the trees in your yard to live long, remain disease free and make the surrounding and landscape beautiful, hire an arborist, but be careful to hire the right person after conducting thorough research about their credentials.

Return on investment

It is a sort of an investment when you spend money on proper tree care and hire an arborist for that specific purpose. Such an investment will provide substantial return in the future which you may overlook. These benefits include increase in the value of your property along with its aesthetic appeal. If you have any ill-maintained tree in your compound on the other hand it will become your liability soon and even pose serious threats to life and property. Therefore, to take proper care of your trees you should:

  • Prune and trim trees on a regular basis
  • Remove the dangerous trees from your compound and
  • Have it inspected annually if not bi-annually.

Choosing the best arborist

Look for one and you will get a huge list of names of arborists in your area. However, all may not have the same level of experience and efficacy. Therefore, you will need to do some research on the arborists based on the following points:

At this juncture you must remember that certification in arboriculture is a voluntary process and is not sponsored or endorsed by the government. However, it is best to hire a professional possessing such a certificate for the good health of your trees and safety for the tree as well as for you and your family.

Always rely on reliable and reputable tree care service rather than any individual for better results and safe execution of work. Visiting reliable sites such as aussietreecare.com.au and other related one will make your selection process easy. Most essentially, read the customer reviews and testimonials before finalizing on a specific arborist.

Difference in needs

The need for a tree may be different form one another even if you have the same variety of tree as that of your neighbor’s. The tree in your compound may be healthier than the others and it all depends on the care, soil conditions and several other factors.

Therefore, it is required that the appropriate caring process is followed as per the requirement of the tree. It is only a professionally trained and qualified arborist who will know about it all and will formulate a plan accordingly and suggest you about the right precautionary measure to take if necessary.

They are the ones who will be able to identify any diseases that a tree may have, treat the disease and ensure a long and healthy life. In addition to that they will look for hollow spots in the tree trunk, dead branches, pest infestations and work accordingly to remedy these situations with the use of approved and safe pesticides, manure and much more.

Apart from that, their services will be varied and it will range from:

  • Tree pruning following the right method and time
  • Emergency care as and when required
  • Deciding whether or not a tree should be removed from your premise
  • Providing valuable tree care tips and advice for general tree care to reduce chances of further damage to the tree
  • Recommend proper planting of trees considering the species suitable for the soil and climate and
  • Suggest for bracing and cabling after proper risk assessment of a tree.

Importance of arborists

In today’s environment where there is a growing concern of carbon footprints, having healthy trees in and around your home and even factory premises is essential. An arborist who is specialized in taking care of the trees will help you to do just that.

Apart from contributing handsomely to the environment, the arborist will ensure that there are no diseased or decayed branches on the trees. These are not only harmful to the trees itself but it also poses a significant threat to the people’s lives, your property as well as that of your neighbor’s. These branches can fall off all of a sudden and cause considerable harm. Moreover, if a storm hits your area, these are the first things that will be blown away and if it lands on the roof it will surely cause significant and costly damage.

Other services provided

The arborist will ensure that proper process is followed according to the condition age and location of the tree. Ideally, older trees will require more care than the younger ones as it will have weak joints, decayed branches, and diseased stems. In addition to that, older trees are more prone to pests.

All these will call for:

  • More frequent inspection
  • More regular pruning and trimming and
  • Even removal of the tree entirely, if need be.

The arborist will ensure the tree has proper volume of foliage after pruning and trimming to ensure that there is enough sunlight and circulation of air. Therefore, it will be your most prudent decision if you invest on a professional arborist for proper management and care of trees.

 

 

Entertainment

Come Celebrate Harry Peters Birthday at Harry Potter: The Exhibition

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In the first Harry Potter story, The Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry turns 11 on July 31st. In honor of his birthday, Harry Potter: The Exhibition at 50 West 34th Street, is celebrating with a variety of birthday treats and specials for visitors, including: free admission for anyone named “Harry” , $11 ticket special for everyone else, with code HPBDAY2024 (on sale now!), free ice cream for visitors between 11am – 1pm , one-of-a-kind commemorative birthday buttons  and ticket giveaways & contests with Z100 host Crystal Garcia.


Harry Potter: The Exhibition
is the record-breaking exhibition taking visitors of all ages on a one-of-a-kind journey celebrating the entire Wizarding World and includes some of the most iconic moments from the beloved books and films of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. Upon entry, everyone is given an exhibition wristband for a personalized experience using best-in-class immersive design and technology. From selecting a Hogwarts house (either Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin) to picking your wand and Patronus, visitors will be able to create their own, uniquely magical moments while earning points for their house with each interactive activity.

Harry Potter: The Exhibition closes August 11, 2024, so now is the perfect time to visit.

 

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68th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show Highlights

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Specialty food and beverage products from 2,400+ exhibitors came to New York City at Javits Center for the 68th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show.

Speciality Foods Association brought the important and beloved event to the Big Apple this June.

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More than 29,000 specialty food and beverage industry professionals came together for the sold-out show that hosted exhibitors from 56 international countries across dozens of specialty food and beverage categories.

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In addition to makers and buyers, event attracted industry affiliates, press, influencers, investors, and trendspotters.

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“This year’s Show highlighted our incredible specialty food community in so many different ways, and SFA appreciates everyone who participated,” said SFA President Bill Lynch. “It was the place to be for a captivating keynote with Whole Foods Market CEO Jason Buechel and an insightful fireside chat with Kristen Kish, who also hosted our SFA Awards Gala. The exhibitors brought their best to the Show yet again, and the collective energy this year was palpable. We saw innovations in product format, flavor, and more that will reverberate through the wider food industry in the months to come.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The winners of the five sofi Grand Honors Awards were revealed at the SFA Awards Gala on Monday, June 24, hosted by Kristen Kish of Bravo’s Top Chef.

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The 2024 Grand Honors Award winners:

  • Outstanding Packaging: Strawberry Soft-Serve Milkshake by Fanci Freeze and Pivot North Consulting
  • Outstanding New Product: Flash Frozen Guinness Beef Stew by Jane Foodie
  • Outstanding Classic: Uncured Wagyu Beef Salami by Alef Sausage Inc.
  • Product of the Year/Beverage: Barcoop Bevy Bloody Mary with Smoked Sea Salt and Chiles by Bittermilk LLC
  • Product of the Year/Food: Molasses Spice Cookies by Girl In The Little Red Kitchen, LLC

The SFA operates an Exhibitor Food Donation Program in partnership with City Harvest to ensure unused food makes it to New Yorkers in need. 125 volunteers rescued 95 pallets of specialty food, which were then delivered to six of City Harvest’s partner agencies around New York City.

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The next Fancy Food Shows are the 2025 Winter Fancy Food Show(Opens in a new window), January 19-21 in Las Vegas and the 2025 Summer Fancy Food Show(Opens in a new window), June 29-July 1, in New York City.

 

 

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Broadway in Bryant Park And You Are There With Hell’s Kitchen, Water For Elephants, The Wiz and More

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July 11, 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park kicked off its 2024 program, bringing the best of Broadway back together for free performances, every Thursday in July.

From AMDA College of the Performing Arts-Kyle Taylor Parker

From AMDA College of the Performing Arts-Kyle Taylor Parker, Charity Arianna , Destiny David, Ailadis Hernandez De Leon, Nyjair Wilkerson and Jackson Bateman

This week’s performances included: a preshow featuring students from AMDA

Ali Louis Bourzgui

Bobby Conte and Ali Louis Bourzgui

Bobby Conte, Ali Louis Bourzgui and Adam Jacobs

Ali Louis Bourzgui, Bobby Conte,

Lily Kren, Alexandra Matteo, Daniel Quadrino, Jenna Nicole Schoen, Nathan Lucrezio, Reagan Pender, Bobby Conte, Tyler James Eisenreich, Mark Mitrano, Haley Gustafson, Afra Hines, Dee Tomasetta, Adam Jacobs, Ali Louis Bourzgui, David Paul Kidder, Jeremiah Alsop, Andrew Tufano and Ronnie Bowman, Jr.

The Who’s Tommy (Ali Louis Bourzgui, Adam Jacobs, Bobby Conte, Haley Gustafson and more)

Isabelle McCalla and Ken Wulf Clark

Ken Wulf Clark

Joe De Paul and Asa Somers

Isabelle McCalla and Ken Wulf Clark

Isabelle McCalla and Ken Wulf Clark

Isabelle McCalla and Ken Wulf Clark

Joe De Paul, Asa Somers and Sara Gettelfinger

Joe De Paul, Asa Somers and Sara Gettelfinger

Joe De Paul, Asa Somers and Sara Gettelfinger

Joe De Paul, Asa Somers and Sara Gettelfinger

Ken Wulf Clark, Sara Gettelfinger, Joe De Paul and Asa Somers

Ken Wulf Clark, Sara Gettelfinger, Joe De Paul and Asa Somers

Ken Wulf Clark, Joe De Paul, Asa Somers and Isabella McCalla

Water for Elephants (Isabelle McCalla, Ken Wulf Clark, Asa Somers, Sara Gettelfinger, Joe De Paul)

Avery Wilson

Kyle Ramar Freeman and Nichelle Lewis

Kyle Ramar Freeman

Kyle Ramar Freeman

Melody A. Betts

Kyle Ramar Freeman

Nichelle Lewis

Nichelle Lewis, Kyle Ramar Freeman, Avery Wilson and Polanco Jones Jr.

Kyle Ramar Freeman, Avery Wilson and Polanco Jones Jr.

Kyle Ramar Freeman, Polanco Jones Jr., Nichelle Lewis, Melody A. Betts and Avery Wilson

The Wiz (Avery Wilson, Kyle Ramar Freeman, Melody A. Betts, Nichelle Lewis, Polanco Jones Jr.)

Jelani Remy

JJ Niemann

Evan Alexander Smith and JJ Niemann

Evan Alexander Smith and JJ Niemann

Evan Alexander Smith and JJ Niemann

Evan Alexander Smith and JJ Niemann

Jelani Remy and JJ Niemann

Jelani Remy and JJ Niemann

Jelani Remy and JJ Niemann

Evan Alexander Smith, Katie Laduca, JJ Niemann and Aaron Alcaraz

Hannah Kevitt and JJ Niemann

Evan Alexander Smith, JJ Niemann, Jelani Remy and The Cast of Back To The Future that includes Hannah Kevitt, Cixtoria Byrd, Kimberly Immanuel, Jessie Peltier, Gregory Carl Banks Jr., Katie Laduca, Joshua Kenneth Allen Johnson and Aaron Alcaraz

Evan Alexander Smith, JJ Niemann, Jelani Remy, Hannah Kevitt, Cixtoria Byrd, Kimberly Immanuel, Jessie Peltier, Gregory Carl Banks Jr., Katie Laduca, Joshua Kenneth Allen Johnson and Aaron Alcaraz

Back to the Future (Jelani Remy, JJ Niemann, Evan Alexander Smith)

Gianna Harris and Lamont Walker II

Lamont Walker II

Jade Milan, Jackie Leon and Gianna Harris

Jade Milan, Jackie Leon and Gianna Harris

Donna Vivino

Donna Vivino

Donna Vivino, Gianna Harris, Lamont Walker II, Jade Milan and Jackie Leon and Jackie Leon

and Hell’s Kitchen (Gianna Harris, Vanessa Ferguson, Jackie Leon, Donna Vivino, Lamont Walker II)

106.7 Lite FM’s Helen Little

106.7 Lite FM’s Helen Little is joined by Co Host Kyle Ramar Freeman

with host Helen Little and co-host Kyle Ramar Freeman.

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A Sweet Day of Fun with Malibu Rum on National Piña Colada Day

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The Royalton Park Ave was the sweet place to be for the National Piña Colada Day celebration with Malibu Rum.

Some favorite Malibu Piña Colada Recipes were enjoyed at the poolside affair. Malibu is the number one white rum-based coconut spirit in the world. Try these at home today!

Malibu Coconut Water Piña Colada

1.5 parts Malibu Original

1.5 parts Coconut Water

2 parts Dole® Canned 100% Pineapple Juice

0.5 parts Fresh Lime Juice

Garnish: Slice of pineapple

Ice

Method

Pour all ingredients into an ice-filled shaker

Shake until cold and strain into a chilled glass filled with ice cubes

Top with a slice of pineapple

Malibu Sparkling Piña Colada 

Ingredients

1 Part Malibu Original

⅓ parts Dole® Canned 100% Pineapple Juice

⅓ parts Cream of Coconut

2 parts Sparkling Wine

Garnish: Pineapple wedge

Ice

Method

Pour all ingredients (except sparkling wine) into an ice-filled shaker

Shake until cold, pour sparkling wine into shaker and stir

Strain into a chilled glass and top with a slice of pineapple

 

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Tech Gifts for Outdoor Enthusiasts

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Summer is one of the best times to enjoy the outdoors with your family and friends. Here are some great and various modern technologies to add offering exciting options.

GPS Devices

Our first gift option is a GPS. It is a must-have tech gift for summertime excursions. It can be challenging to navigate different locations, but with a reliable GPS, you are assured that you are heading in the right direction. There are many really good options such as the  Garmin GPSMAP 66i. It has comprehensive charting, two-way texting, and SOS features. Another option to check out is Suunto Traverse Alpha.

Portable Laptop Monitor Extender

Are you creative and have multiple things to do simultaneously on your laptops. A portable laptop monitor extension improves productivity and easily connects to all laptops. The Mobile Pixels Trio/Trio Max, is our favorite with exceptional HD displays for multitasking. The Duex Float  can easily adjust with a 180-degree rotation.

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Portable Solar Chargers

A  good-quality portable solar charger will keep your gadgets charged and helps with extended outdoor travel. These portable solar chargers are an ideal option for an off-the-beaten-path excursion with few power outlets. An example is the Anker PowerPort Solar, which has twin USB connections for quick charging. Another option is the Goal Zero Nomad 7 Plus.

Action Cameras

Want to make an impression give an action camera. These incredible tech gadgets can effectively record all the exciting events in high definition. are favorite is the GoPro HERO9 Black, which is an excellent GoPro action camera with 5K video and modern stabilization. With the option of twin displays, 4K HDR video, and RockSteady stabilization for fluid filming is DJI Osmo Action.

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Wearable Tech

Lastly, a wearable technology that can offer various advantages like a fitness trackers and smartwatches. These presents help monitor your health, navigate paths, and measure fitness data. Garmin Fenix 6 and Apple Watch Series 7 are our picks.

Most travel lovers need the convenience of editing photos/videos, creating captivating content, and more. with a portable laptop monitor extender you have the world at your hands.

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