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The Planet Green Tree Service Difference

At Planet Green Tree Service, we are firm believers that trees make the world a better place. They provide us with verdant beauty, cool shade, and emergency shelter. They raise our home values, add personality to our neighborhoods, and provide us with clean air to breathe. When your home or business has well-maintained, healthy trees, everyone benefits. That’s why we are so passionate about providing our customers with dependable tree services in the Lowcountry.

We believe that honest prices, state-of-the-art equipment, friendly arborists, and good old-fashioned hard work are what set us apart from our competition. With more than 33 years of service in South Carolina, you can rest easy knowing every member of the Planet Green team is committed to the following:

Our customers mean a lot to us, which is why we strive to provide them the best, most helpful customer service in our industry. When you hire our company to perform a tree service in cityname, know that we take this responsibility seriously and will always treat your home like we would treat our own. At Planet Green Tree Service, you won’t ever have to worry about sneaky hidden fees or outrageous pricing. We believe every homeowner and business owner should have access to affordable tree services, which is why we set our rates at reasonable levels. Our job is to protect your home, your trees, and also your wallet!

Service Areas

Whether your home has overgrown trees that need trimming or you have an unsightly stump that needs grinding, our team of tree experts is here to help. Curious what kind of tree care work we provide to homeowners in South Carolina?

Planet Green specializes in the following areas:

Tree Trimming in Johns Island

Have you noticed your favorite tree growing in a strange shape? Are your trees or shrubs so overgrown that it’s making your property and home look unkempt? Are the trees near your home weighed down by dangerous dead branches? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, it might be time to speak with a Planet Green Tree Service professional to find a solution.

Like anything that lives, trees respond to their environment. When trees are not properly maintained, they can cause a whole host of problems for the homeowner. Overgrowth doesn’t just look bad – it can be a potential safety hazard and liability for your home. To prevent this from happening, it’s crucial that your trees are trimmed and pruned regularly. Trimming your trees and shrubs gives your home a tidy, appealing look and facilitates healthy plant and tree growth.

Because every tree and shrub is different, you must approach tree trimming with a plan. Before you start hacking at your trees with a machete, be sure to contact Planet Green Tree Service. Our team of expert arborists will come to your home and determine the best path to take for your tree trimming needs. We always take into account variables like the strengths, weaknesses, and species of your trees.

Benefits of Tree Trimming in Johns Island

For some folks, tree trimming seems like a minor detail in the grand scheme of homeownership. It can be a tedious job, but keeping your trees trimmed and well-maintained is more important than you might think. Below are just a few of the many benefits of keeping your trees and shrubs trimmed:

Tree Health

Part of the Planet Green pruning and trimming process includes the removal of damaged, broken, dead, and diseased branches. When ignored, these dead or dying branches can cause harmful fungi to wreak havoc on the trees around your home or business. Removing these weakened branches helps prevent fungi and keeps your trees healthy. In addition, tree trimming also lets more sunlight and air circulation reach your trees, boosting overall health.

Safety​

As longtime residents of South Carolina, we know how dangerous hurricanes and heavy storms can be. Strong winds from these natural occurrences can cause branches to fall or even be carried away with significant force. This is concerning for many homeowners, especially those who have trees lining their driveways, recreational areas, and walking paths. When you trust Planet Green with your trimming needs, you are actually doing your part to “storm proof” your home from hazardous tree-related accidents. If you have low-hanging branches close to your roof or business, pruning these trees can provide more safety and overhead clearance. That way, don’t have an anxiety attack every time a storm rolls through your neighborhood.

Aesthetics

Nobody likes the look of an overgrown, disheveled tree. Tree trimming improves the general appearance of your tree and makes your whole yard and home look better.  Tree trimming also prevents your trees from growing weak branches and crotches and helps stop branches from intertwining with one another.

Developmental Tree Trimming

Pruning younger trees is key to protecting them as they age. This vital tree service in Johns Island keeps young trees aesthetically appealing and promotes proper structural integrity and optimal branch structure. In addition, as your home’s landscape matures, taking the time to trim young trees reduces the chance of expensive problems like tree failure.

Types of Tree Trimming

Not all tree trimming services from Planet Green Tree Service are the same. Our experts specialize in a number of different tree trimming services to ensure you are getting the right kind of trim for the appropriate situation. Because even the smallest mistake can permanently affect your tree’s health, we approach every tree trimming job with surgeon-like precision. That way, you know your trees are in capable, responsible hands. 

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Crown Reduction

When your trees age without the proper kind of care, they can develop too many branches on their interior. Trees like this give great shade, but too much is not a good sign. That’s where crown reduction trimming comes in. By reducing the density of your tree’s crown, our tree care experts improve its growth rate and health. Crown density reduction also promotes a longer lifespan and a more beautiful appearance.

Deadwooding

As the name implies, deadwooding involves the trimming of dead wood from your trees. Often required in urban and suburban areas, deadwooding a tree makes it look more attractive and livelier, while maintaining the health of your tree’s trunk by removing rotted branches. This process also makes it safer for kids and other people who walk underneath or near your tree that may be harmed by rotting branches that fall. Other tree trimming services that Planet Green offers include: hazardous tree assessments, shrub trimming, pruning, cabling, bracing, and corrective trimming.

Stump Removal in Johns Island

For most property owners, removing a tree can seem like a major project. While that notion certainly isn’t wrong, tree removal is more straightforward and often easier than trying to remove an unsightly stump from your yard. Have you ever wondered why you see so many yards with stumps dotted around the land? It’s because they’re very difficult to remove. That is why Planet Green Tree Service has been offering stump removal services in South Carolina for more than 33 years. Our skilled stump removal experts bring a wealth of knowledge and cutting-edge tools to every stump removal project they tackle.

The fact of the matter is this: trying to remove a stump on your own is an incredible undertaking. Going the “DIY” route can take weeks to complete, even if you spend an hour or two every day. There’s also the issue of operating heavy machinery (which costs time and money to rent) and even light fires to expedite the process, which is dangerous. For these reasons alone, we always recommend that you bring in a professional to remove your tree stump safely and effectively.

Benefits of Stump Removal in Johns Island

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Better Looking Yard

If you are a homeowner that loves sculpted hedges, beautiful landscaping, and a tidy law, removing old tree stumps will feel like a huge weight off of your chest. Stump removal not only gives your home more curb appeal, it can actually raise the value of your home. This is particularly pertinent if you are thinking about listing your home for sale in the near future.

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More Space

If your yard is small, even one stump can reduce the amount of space you have in your yard. If you spend a lot of time playing sports or just enjoying your yard space, stump removal is a huge help. After all, nobody wants to toss a football around if there are a bunch of old stumps that you must avoid. Stumps also take up considerable space below ground, with their complicated root systems. Stump removal will give you and your family more room to plant flowers, grow vegetables, install a water feature, and much more.

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Eliminate Unwanted Growth

When you leave a tree stump in your yard, you could be setting yourself up for unwanted tree growth. This kind of new growth often results in clusters of small trees popping up around the base of the stump. This problem isn’t just unsightly; it can be harmful to any plants near the stump because the new trees will suck up all the water and nutrients out of your soil.

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Pest Prevention

Tree stumps are notorious for harboring all sorts of pests that can damage your hard and cause expensive problems in your home. We’re talking wood borers, ants, termites, and beetles. If you want to do away with these pests and protect your home, the best course of action is to contact Planet Green Tree Service for a quote on our professional tree removal services.

Reduce Headaches

Sure, you could take the time to do your research on how to remove a stump. You could go to Home Depot, rent a high-powered stump grinder, and risk your health trying to operate it without training. You could spend every winking moment of your free time trying to grind the stump down so you can remove it from your yard. But why go through all that trouble when a trustworthy, experienced stump removal company like Planet Green Tree Service is only a phone call away?

Our team of stump removal professionals uses state-of-the-art tools designed to keep your property damage-free during the removal process. We will turn your yard into a beautiful blank slate, so you can focus on enjoying your stump-free while we haul away all the debris.

Your Premier Tree Service Company in South Carolina

With 33 years of experience, it’s no wonder why so many South Carolina locals choose Planet Green Tree Service for tree trimming and stump removal in their city. Clients love us because we believe in exceeding your expectations, no matter how large or small a job is.

Contact our office to learn more about our tree services in South Carolina or to schedule your free quote today!

Latest News in Johns Island

Johns Island residents groups discuss proposed tax plan on future developments

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. (WCSC) - People who live on Johns Island and community groups are weighing in on the city’s proposal to raise funs to finance infrastructure projects. The Municipal Improvement District is a form of tax assessment, according to City of Charleston Director of Planning, Preservation and Sustainability Robert Summerfield. He says this assessment would be taken from future developments, not existing homes or properties, and the money would go to projects only on Johns Island. The Johns Island Task Fo...

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. (WCSC) - People who live on Johns Island and community groups are weighing in on the city’s proposal to raise funs to finance infrastructure projects.

The Municipal Improvement District is a form of tax assessment, according to City of Charleston Director of Planning, Preservation and Sustainability Robert Summerfield.

He says this assessment would be taken from future developments, not existing homes or properties, and the money would go to projects only on Johns Island.

The Johns Island Task Force, which is an alliance between several community organizations on the island, just sent a letter to Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg in support of the project but with some recommendations.

The task force is urging officials to use those funds to create a “framework of civic activity,” instead of many individual and isolated projects. Some of the recommendations listed in the Johns Island Task Force letter include an Island Center for community activities, a network of roads parallel to Maybank, and a CARTA bus route along Maybank.

Summerfield said officials are happy to get the feedback.

“[The Johns Island Task Force,] not only are they on board with this opportunity to raise these funds, but they’re also thinking about specific projects that in the future this money could be put toward, and that’s tremendous,” he said. “There’s nothing on this this list that’s not a potential fundable project once the MID is adopted and we start seeing some revenue from it.”

Not everyone on Johns Island is sold on the project.

“I’m not a big fan of it,” Johns Island native Thomas Legare said. “I think new homes, both in the city of Charleston and the county of Charleston, should pay some type of impact fee, but I don’t think the taxpayer or the homeowner should be the ones paying it.”

Instead, Legare said he believes homebuilders and developers should be the ones to pay a fee to fund development projects in the area.

“They’re the ones that should be adding that into the price of their homes or taking it out of their profits,” he said. “When they’re issued a building permit, they should be paying the impact fee that would go toward improving our infrastructure.”

Summerfield said community members like Legare will be able to share their opinions and concerns about the MID at the public hearing on Aug. 17.

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Mount Zion Elementary School

By Lucy Hoover for The Island Connection Contrary to what you might think, there are so many typical school supplies that are not provided for the students and teachers in the Charleston County School District. Thankfully, for over 10 years through the generosity of property owners on Kiawah, Seabrook and Johns Island have purchased pencils, erasers, school uniforms, composition paper and other routine supplies for use in Mt. Zion Elementary School. Considering the needs of Mt. Zion students, we are again reaching out for your suppor...

By Lucy Hoover for The Island Connection

Contrary to what you might think, there are so many typical school supplies that are not provided for the students and teachers in the Charleston County School District. Thankfully, for over 10 years through the generosity of property owners on Kiawah, Seabrook and Johns Island have purchased pencils, erasers, school uniforms, composition paper and other routine supplies for use in Mt. Zion Elementary School. Considering the needs of Mt. Zion students, we are again reaching out for your support. This year we are again asking you to make a monetary donation and let us do the shopping on your behalf based on each teacher’s Wish List. We will use the funds received to purchase supplies and uniforms before the school year begins and as needed throughout the year. Your support goes even further if we receive your donations before the state’s tax-free weekend, which begins this year on Aug. 6.

Stores that support education

Another way we can help the students at Mt. Zion is when you shop at various participating stores. This program works no matter where you live. Just remember to ask your cashier at Harris Teeter to enter the school number “3455” into the register when you use your VIC card. Or you can annually activate this donation online. By doing this, a portion of what you spend is donated to Mt. Zion Elementary each time you shop and purchase “Together in Education” items. If you have an Office Depot credit card, please ask the sales associate at the register to credit Mt. Zion Elementary (school ID# 70090775). The school will receive 5% of any purchases you make all year long. Staples also has a rewards program, which can be used for purchases. Finally, if you have a Target credit card, you can register on the Target web site for Mt. Zion Elementary. These businesses donate a portion of sales dollars to local schools.

Volunteer in the classroom

At this time, it is unclear if classroom volunteers will be permitted In the Charleston County Elementary Schools. For more than 15 years Kiawah, Seabrook and Johns Islanders have provided more than 1,500 classroom volunteer hours and hope to be back at some time during the 2021-2022 school year. When we get the go ahead to begin physically helping in the schools, notices will be published. On behalf of the entire Mt. Zion family, thank you in advance for your generous support. Please make your check payable to “Support Mt. Zion Kids” and mail it to: Lucy Hoover 2824 Dove Nest Ct. Johns Island, SC 29455 Or, contact Hoover by phone 404-556-3231 or via e-mail lucyhoover@ gmail.com.

“Support Mt. Zion Kids” is not a 401(c)(3) organization. Your contribution is a donation from the heart to help out our neighboring families.

Dumpster Dads Provides Dumpster Rentals In Goose Creek, South Carolina

North Charleston, South Carolina based dumpster rental company Dumpster Dads is reaching out to announce that they are providing both commercial and residential dumpsters for rent in Goose Creek and the surrounding areas. The locally owned-and-operated company was created by a group of friends who wanted to provide the community with a reliable dumpster rental service. Michael Spitz, one of the founders of Dumpster Dads, says, “Dumpster Dads is meant to be your one-stop-shop for any and all kinds of dumpster needs you might have...

North Charleston, South Carolina based dumpster rental company Dumpster Dads is reaching out to announce that they are providing both commercial and residential dumpsters for rent in Goose Creek and the surrounding areas. The locally owned-and-operated company was created by a group of friends who wanted to provide the community with a reliable dumpster rental service.

Michael Spitz, one of the founders of Dumpster Dads, says, “Dumpster Dads is meant to be your one-stop-shop for any and all kinds of dumpster needs you might have. We know that having the right kind of dumpster can make a world of difference when you are undertaking any project that may involve a lot of waste. This is why we are committed to offering a straightforward and easy way for you to rent dumpsters, allowing you to get the waste management equipment both when and where you need it without any hassle. From rolloff dumpsters to trailer dumpsters to whatever else kind of dumpster you might want, we’ve got it, and we are happy to serve residential, commercial, and construction customers alike. No matter what type of project you have coming up or what kind of junk you need to get rid of, you can count on Dumpster Dads to take care of it for you.”

Dumpster Dads has made the process of reserving a dumpster very simple. Customers only have to log onto the company’s website where they can use Dumpster Dads’ secure online reservation system, which allows for the quick and easy booking of the right bin. This online system means that customers do not need to waste time waiting for an unreliable dumpster rental company to get back to them.

The 15-yard trailer dumpsters offered by Dumpster Dads are the ideal waste management solution for both residential and commercial needs because of their versatility. These dumpsters can be easily fit into most properties, no matter the space available. However, if a customer has a need for other dumpsters, Dumpster Dads have a wide variety of other dumpster sizes, too.

Spitz says, “We’re here to help you — so if you find yourself unsure about which dumpster is the right fit for your needs, whether it’s for a commercial project or a residential one, just get in touch with us. We have a team of professionals on hand ready and willing to help you as you need it. We’ve worked with a lot of different companies, construction projects and a lot of residential customers, and our vast experience means that whatever problem you are facing, we can help you overcome it.”

In addition to Goose Creek, the company mainly services the following areas: Charleston, West Ashley, Mt. Pleasant, James Island, Summerville, Sullivans Island, Isle Palms and Johns Island. However if a project site is situated elsewhere, Dumpster Dads will do their best to accommodate their customers and their budget. More information about their services can be found here: https://www.thedumpsterdads.com/dumpster-rental-goose-creek-sc/.

The services provided by Dumpster Dads have earned the company positive reviews from their customers. In a review found on the Dumpster Dads website, Rick Sharp of Sharp Home Services LLC shares, “Dumpster Dude’s are the most responsive construction dumpster company in Charleston. I’ve had all of the big name companies providing dumpsters in the past at twice, if not three times more expensive. Dumpster Dads are definitely a great find.”

On the same page, Nick Bezdek of Slack Tide Services LLC praises the company’s consistency and reliability, writing that, “No matter where we have a job located, Dumpster Dads expedient delivery and pickup services have always kept us ahead of schedule! Being ahead of schedule is a must when working in the construction industry.”

Those who want to learn more about Dumpster Dads and their services are welcome to visit the company’s website. They encourage interested parties to get in touch with Michael Spitz directly via email or phone. The company can also be reached through the contact form on their website. Dumpster Dads maintains a presence on Facebook where they frequently post updates, share media and communicate with their customers.

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For more information about Dumpster Dads, contact the company here:

Dumpster Dads
Michael Spitz
(843) 433-2189
dads@thedumpsterdads.com
2579 Oscar Johnson Dr, Suite D
North Charleston, SC 29405

Helping Out for July 14, 2021

Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area. Submit your news using our online form. Charleston Area Senior Citizens has received a grant of $4,485 from the ...

Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area. Submit your news using our online form.

Charleston Area Senior Citizens has received a grant of $4,485 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation. Funds will be used to support the Meals on Wheels program.

Trident United Way’s Young Leaders United donor network is hosting an online school supply drive that runs through Tuesday. For less than $16, an elementary student can be supplied with a backpack and about 15 essential supplies.

Crews Subaru and Subaru of America donated $86,561 to Lowcountry Food Bank. The donation will create more than 500,000 meals for those who struggle with hunger.

The check represents the proceeds from the Subaru of America and Feeding America 100 Million Meal campaign this spring and a Crews Subaru Matching Fund campaign.

The S.C. Wildlife Federation is launching a four-day virtual auction to support the nonprofit’s conservation and education programming. The Wild Summer Nights Online Auction goes live to the public at 8 a.m. Thursday and will end at 8 p.m. Sunday.

The online auction includes hunting and fishing trips, vacation packages, outdoor gear, wildlife art, specialty gifts and spa packages.

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach has expanded its area of service coverage to those living in areas spanning downtown Charleston to Edisto Island.

The Johns Island location is serving those living in:

The Neighborhood House location is serving those living in:

Along with the demographic changes to the services, the organization has also modified the poverty guidelines to encompass more individuals and families from 150% to 250%.

City of Charleston moving closer to adopting new parks plan

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – City of Charleston leaders have been working for months to update a master plan that looks at the future of parks and recreation in the city. Using public input, outside consultants, and comparisons to various towns and cities across the country, the ‘One Charleston Parks & Recreation Master Plan’ is nearly ready to be adopted. Tuesday evening, the findings of the plan were presented to the parks and recreation committee. City of Charleston parks are a hit among the locals and tou...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – City of Charleston leaders have been working for months to update a master plan that looks at the future of parks and recreation in the city. Using public input, outside consultants, and comparisons to various towns and cities across the country, the ‘One Charleston Parks & Recreation Master Plan’ is nearly ready to be adopted.

Tuesday evening, the findings of the plan were presented to the parks and recreation committee.

City of Charleston parks are a hit among the locals and tourists and leaders want to keep it that way. The plan takes city growth and a changing population into account.

“The City of Charleston has been looking for several years, a number of years, at updating our parks and rec master plan understanding we’ve had growth, changing population,” said Laurie Yarbrough, the Director of Recreation for the city.

The city hired a consultant and put out a survey to see what the people of Charleston are looking for in city parks.

“We need to figure out what our citizens want and need in terms of parks and recreation facilities and we need to grow with them and make changes,” said Yarbrough. “So, as new things come in new trends, new populations, new wants, we have to have those facilities for everyone.”

Findings from the survey and other methods of public input found Charleston residents would like to see more paved bike paths, art performances, concerts, and trails. For the most part, the responses were positive.

“Mostly what our residents said is ‘we love our parks, we want them updated.’ So, that’s a great thing to hear is ‘we love what we have and we want you to continue to upgrade and give us more new playgrounds, more pickleball courts,'” said Yarbrough.

The plan looks at all five districts in Charleston including the Downtown Peninsula, James Island, Johns Island, West Ashley, and Daniel Island/Cainhoy Peninsula.

“Folks don’t want to go from one side of town to the other. They want to be able to do the parks and rec activities in their part of town.”

You can read the full master plan here.

Next week, the Parks and Recreation Committee is expected to make a recommendation for city council to formally adopt the plan.

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