Always a great and professional job! ”- Howard P.
Thanks for the lovely work. Our trees look wonderful. Chris and his crew were amazing. Thanks again. ”- Debbie D.
Blog Posts in category " Year: 2015 "
For decades, researchers, educators, urban foresters, arborists, and tree managers have agreed on the importance of species diversity within the urban forest. Details on why diversity is necessary for urban tree health.
While healthy strong roots are key to the health of your trees, root health depends on healthy soil. Soil full of living microorganisms, organic matter and oxygen will keep your tree’s feeder roots strong and productive.
Is mistletoe invading your trees? Now, while trees are dormant, is the optimum time to remove it. While the tradition of kissing under the mistletoe might seem sweet, the reality of what mistletoe does to our trees in the landscape is not so nice! If you have hackberry, cedar elms or oak trees in your landscape, or if your neighbors have mistletoe, there is a good chance you have mistletoe lurking about.
Did you know that winter is a great time to plant trees here in Texas? Because our soils don’t freeze here in the DFW area, we can plant trees all winter long. With our extremely hot and dry summers, it’s always best to plant new trees well before the onset of summer. The more time you can give your new tree to acclimate and put down some new roots, the better. Now is a great time to get planting.
Is your sidewalk or driveway cracking? Perhaps you’ve started having some plumbing problems that you can’t explain. If you have a large established tree in your landscape that is situated close to your home or hardscape, aggressive tree roots could be the source of your problems.
Make sure trees are healthy before a storm hits. Here in North Texas, we never know when we’ll suffer a severe storm. But we do know it’s bound to happen out of the blue. With such erratic weather behavior, its best to keep trees protected year round. Most tree injuries or hazards just aren’t visible to the untrained eye. You might be surprised to find what your trees could be hiding.
People often ask me why I "lean towards an organic approach" when it comes to caring for trees, shrubs and turf. While I am certainly no expert on organic gardening, I think the answer is pretty simple. Common sense! I discuss the reasons an organic tree care plan works.
It’s that time of year again when devastating diseases like fire blight rear their ugly heads. Fire blight can quickly kill your blooming pear trees if you aren’t proactive. With our mild winter and wet weather, this is the prime environment for fire blight to make an appearance.