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Uprooted Trees

Saturated Soil Can Cause Uprooting

21 Jul, 2016

It’s scary to think about having a tree fall on your house. External forces could cause a tree to fall on your car, or even just somewhere in your yard. Trees are generally big and can do a lot of damage to whatever they fall on. Often you hear about trees that fall during storms, […]

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Favorite Trees For Planting In Houston

21 Jul, 2016

Everyone wants something different from the trees on their property, but there are still some overwhelming trends in terms of which trees are the most popular in Houston. Trees can brighten up your landscape, give you shade, attract wildlife, or even provide flowers and/or fruit. The best trees for planting are; Even though you will probably […]

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Drought and Your Trees

The Long-term Effect of Drought on Trees

15 Mar, 2016

Central Texas has been experiencing drought conditions for several years and there is a possibility of continuation. The changing weather conditions that have seen record low and high temps, unusual flooding, and drought. If these extreme conditions continue, we must learn to deal with the effect of drought on trees. Caring for our trees is […]

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Tree Care Tips

Top 10 Tree Care Tips

4 Feb, 2016

Trees are an essential addition to any yard and landscape plan. Taking proper care of them can mean the difference between a healthy, vibrant addition to your property and a decaying, accident-waiting-to-happen problem. Proper management is something that can be learned through study and doing. Luckily, some of the essential tree care tips to caring […]

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Photosynthesis In Trees

Photosynthesis In Trees

12 Jan, 2016

Most people remember learning about photosynthesis during middle or high school.  They don’t necessarily remember any of the specifics of the process, especially how it relates to trees. The most important thing to know is that photosynthesis lets trees use the sun’s energy and convert it into the nutrients that they need. What Is Photosynthesis? […]

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Organic Tree Care

Benefits of Organic Tree Care

23 Nov, 2015

Organic has become a commonplace buzzword in the past decade or more. Organic produce, organic milk and eggs, organic gardening. Even an entire way of life that eliminates harsh chemicals that poison our air and ground water. This is achieved by substituting natural pesticides, fertilizers, and feeding our commercially-raised animals natural feeds. Organic gardening isn’t […]

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Construction Damage To Trees

The Cost of Construction Damage to Trees

4 Aug, 2015

dTrees and plants are a beautiful and vital part of landscaping around homes, businesses, other buildings, and places like parks and greenways. Not only do they add beauty, they are also beneficial due to the fact they absorb carbon dioxide and give off oxygen. They help to hold topsoil in place when it rains or […]

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arborist in Houston

Tree Diseases In Houston

26 Jun, 2015

.No area of the country is immune to tree diseases. This means that the trees on your Houston property are prone to various infestations and illnesses. Trees can be damaged by the environment, construction, pests, and disease. In many cases, people use the term disease to refer to both diseases and insect infestations as they […]

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Pine Beetle

The Pine Beetle and Pine Beetle Damage

26 Jun, 2015

For Houston residents, the most pressing concern surrounding the landscape tends to be whether there is sufficient water. It is important to know that insect infestations can also cause problems. Pine beetles in particular affect areas across the country, including Texas. In Houston there are several different sub-species of pine beetles which cause pine beetle […]

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