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Saturated Soil Under the Tree’s Canopy Can Cause Uprooting

Posted on: July 21, 2016 by:
Saturated Soil Under the Tree’s Canopy Can Cause Uprooting

It’s a scary thing to think about having a tree fall on your house, 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. You often hear about trees that fall during storms, and see pictures on TV of the […]

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Favorite Trees For Planting In Houston

Posted on: July 21, 2016 by:
Favorite Trees For Planting In Houston

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. Picking Among the Favorites Even though you will probably be […]

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The Long-term Effect of Drought on Trees

Posted on: March 15, 2016 by:
The Long-term Effect of Drought on Trees

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 them. Caring for our trees is an important part of coping […]

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Top 10 Tree Care Tips

Posted on: February 04, 2016 by:
Top 10 Tree Care Tips

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 tips to caring for your […]

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Photosynthesis In Trees

Posted on: January 12, 2016 by:
Photosynthesis In Trees

While 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 need1. This seemingly […]

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Benefits of Organic Tree Care

Posted on: November 23, 2015 by:
Benefits of Organic Tree Care

Organic. It’s 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, substituting natural pesticides, fertilizers, and feeding our commercially-raised animals natural feeds. Organic gardening isn’t limited just to your […]

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The Cost of Construction Damage to Trees

Posted on: August 04, 2015 by:
The Cost of Construction Damage to Trees

Trees 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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Tree Diseases In Houston

Posted on: June 26, 2015 by:
Tree Diseases In Houston

No area of the country is immune to tree diseases and 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 […]

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The Pine Beetle

Posted on: June 26, 2015 by:
The Pine Beetle

For Houston residents, the most pressing concern surrounding the landscape tends to be whether there is sufficient water, but insect infestations can also cause problems. Pine beetles in particular affect areas across the country, including Texas. There are several different sub-species of pine beetles found in various areas and in Houston they are typically southern […]

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