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Blog Posts in category " Organics "

What’s munching on your tree? Could be tent caterpillars!

You love your trees, right? Well so do a lot of leaf-chewing pests! If you look up, and look closely, you might start to noticed some of these critters having your tree for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We are beginning to see tent caterpillars, leaf rollers and bagworms in trees now.

Feed Your Trees Liquid Compost to Improve Health!

Serious summer heat is upon us and so you might be wondering what sort of tree maintenance activities can be performed now to improve the health of your trees. While times of high heat are not a good time to apply synthetic high Nitrogen fertilizers, there are organic products you can apply now to help mitigate heat stress and make nutrients more available in the soil. Here at Preservation Tree, we provide foliar feeding and soil drenches for your trees through summer with liquid compost extract.

The caterpillars are coming! Watch out for these leaf chewing critters on your trees.

While it might still be a bit chilly outside, spring has definitely sprung and we're starting to see springtime pests emerge on your trees

Urban Fruit Trees

While companies like ours typically spend most of our time focused on the care of your large shade trees, we also think it’s important to add fruit trees to your urban landscape. Planting even just one fruit tree is a small investment that can result in years of enjoyment. Many fruits are easy to grow in Texas with just a little effort.

Think all bugs are bad? Not these bugs!

Friend vs Foe: The Good. The Bad. And the Bug-ly.

Could You Have Bacterial Leaf Scorch on Your Cedar Elm?

As Cedar Elms begin to leaf out, you may see some rust colored markings around the leaf edges. If so, you could have bacterial leaf scorch.

Feed your trees properly year-round

For many, trees seem like self-sufficient, permanent fixtures in the landscape. It's easy to forget that they need to be cared for and fertilized just like smaller ornamentals in your garden. The urban environment can be very tough on our trees. If you have a well-kept yard, neatly mowed and manicured, you probably have hungry trees.

Hungry Trees: When should you fertilize?

March 1st is the start of our spring fertilization treatments. Ready to get your trees in shape for summer? Spring fertilization is a great place to start.

Fire Blight: Now is the Time to Prevent!

The photo shows how they are supposed to look right now. Well…the last freeze we had was pretty rough on them and almost all of their blooms were damaged. So you’re probably seeing a lot of “brown” Bradford pears now.

Preservation Tree Services Chicken Coop!

Read for the Peep at the Coops Tour on May 5th? We are a sponsor! Most people are suckers for their pets. We’re no different here at Preservation Tree. Our office pets just happen to make breakfast for us every day! Did you know we have our very own chicken coop here at our Dallas office? Here is a shot of our owner Harold Spiegel having a chat with “Rochelle” of the Rockets. Think maybe he has a favorite?