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We are SO incredibly happy with our tree trimming that took place last week. The crew was friendly, efficient and did a wonderful job! ”- Carter M.

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Our trees look great. The day we did the pruning a storm came through that night and everyone on the block lost branches but my property. I appreciate PTS taking care of our trees. ”- Jerry O.

Blog Posts in category " Trees "

5 Top Texas Trees for Fall Color

Be inspired to add fall color to your landscape's palette by brushing up on which trees add that splash of orange, red, yellow, purple and gold. Read on and start planning your fall tree planting agenda.

Give your soil a breath of fresh air! Soil aeration reduces compaction and helps trees breathe.

Our heavy clay soils in North Texas already present some significant challenges to our trees, landscape plants and lawns. Throw in continual heavy spring rainfall and flooding and we have a recipe for root suffocation. Aerating soils in our landscape is already an important component of a good maintenance regimen, but it’s especially important this year because of all the heavy rain.

Who are you hiring to trim your trees?

How often do you get home to find a multitude of business cards on your porch for “tree trimmers” in your area? It might seem like a good idea to call one since you know it’s important to keep trees trimmed for overall health. However, we highly recommend you go ahead and compost those cards!

Storms Destroy More Drought Stressed Trees in Dallas

We never like having to write these kinds of posts; but with the dramatic climate and weather we experience here in North Texas, it seems there's alwas a new storm worth talking about.

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.

How to spot tree care fakers.

Every homeowner eventually needs to hire an arborist.Perhaps your tree doesn't look healthy, is in urgent need of pruning, or may be damaging a roof or adjacent structure. In some situations, a tree may have become a hazard, or has already fallen and you need emergency tree services. Trees need regular care and so it's a good idea to have a relationship with a professional arborist.

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.

Preservation Tree partners with Commit! to Dallas

Preservation Tree Service is proud to have partnered with COMMIT! to Dallas recently in order to help improve the Sudie L. Williams Elementary School campus. Our efforts aided in making safety and aesthetic improvements to the trees surrounding the school grounds.

Watering & Care For Established Trees

Did you know that large, established trees may need a deeper soaking than your irrigation system provides? Read on about the importance of knowing what your watering system is doing for the different components of your landscape.

What is your tree’s life expectancy? Long- vs. short-lived trees.

Right tree, right place. That is the thought that should cross everyone’s minds when choosing a tree for their home landscape. Choosing a tree that won’t outgrow its space, shed leaves into your pool or grow invasive roots are some important elements when selecting a tree.