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I have used several tree services over the years, but PTS is absolutely the best! ”- Patricia C.

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Alberto and his team were very conscientious about their work and kept checking to see if I was satisfied with their work. They did an excellent, detailed trimming. I am very pleased. Thank you. ”- Nick K.

Blog Posts in category " Year: 2014 "

How New Construction Hurts Wildlife Habitat

We are so fortunate here in north Texas that we have a thriving economy and a slew of new businesses moving into our area. But with all these new businesses also comes the need for more construction. And, while the most eco-friendly building is the one that already exists, sometimes a new structure must be created - and so more homes and offices are being built.

The Case for Urban Trees: How do they affect you?

We’ve all heard and read stories about the need for trees. They clean the air, provide oxygen for us to breathe, cool our homes, offer shelter for wildlife, and prevent soil erosion. Here at Preservation Tree, we constantly think about and are aware of the trees around us. We heal them when they are sick, we care for them to keep them healthy

Transplanting Trees with City of Grapevine

Today, we want to give a shout out to the City of Grapevine for working to preserve trees! Currently, they are working on an extensive expansion project for their public library and recreation center.

What to Expect from Your Ice Damaged Trees this Spring

Be Patient with Your Trees. They are Healing from Winter Storm Damage. You should wait to further prune large privacy shrubs and some trees that experienced heavy weight from the ice storm.

Extreme Tree Pruning: Pollarding and Crape Murder

Let’s face it; sometimes folks get a little too pruner-happy. Power tools can be seductive and once we’ve bought them we want to get our money’s worth. But it’s easy to take pruning too far. Now, there are some long-accepted forms of “extreme pruning”, such as Pollarding; but they must be done properly.

Are Girdling Roots Hurting Your Tree?

Recently, we were called out to help some trees expose their roots and diagnose whether their roots were girdling. Girdling, or choking, causes a constriction of the major flare roots of a tree. This can affect canopy and proper branch growth.

University of Texas at Dallas: Protecting Trees During Construction

Have you been to the University of Texas at Dallas campus lately? There is a lot of activity going on! As we’ve spoken about regularly here at our blog, construction work is a big killer of trees.

Removing Dead Trees at The Heard Museum

Recently, we were called up on to help out the The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, in Mckinney Texas, with some pruning and removal of dead trees.

Co-dominant Trunks: Common Cause of Tree Loss

After the big ice storm here in DFW, you probably saw a number of very large trees split right down the middle…several large trucks splayed out in each direction.

Preservation Tree Services & Texas Worm Ranch Go Great Together!

We are proud to announce that our Seasons Program’s spring application will now contain Texas Worm Ranch’s organic worm compost. We will incorporate it into our own, local homemade liquid compost extract.