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Entries tagged with " Soil "

Want Healthy Trees & Lawn? Know Your Soil Type

Soil type can vary widely across different parts of the DFW Metroplex, so we recommend getting to know some of the basics of soil type before you choose plants or start lawn and landscaping projects.

How Saturated Soils From Heavy Rains Impact Your Trees

When we get torrential downpours, like we’ve had recently, the soil around DFW can max out on its water-holding capacity. While it’s good for our water reservoirs and lakes to fill up, your trees could be drowning.

Texas: Healthy Soil 101

Have you ever wondered what is going on in the soil beneath your feet? Well, the answer is: a lot. We decided it’s the perfect time to dig a little deeper into your soil and reveal what does and doesn’t make it healthy.

Boost Your Soil with Microbes

Preservation Tree knows that one of the most important components of a healthy soil is the presence of beneficial microbes; they make soil fertile for your trees and landscape, so they can grow strong and beautiful.​

Soil: The Foundation of Healthy Trees

Take care of your soil correctly and in turn, your soil will give to your trees and surrounding landscape.

New to Texas? Alternatives to Evergreen Conifers & Deciduous Magnolias.

Texas has a unique climate, extreme seasons and soil you probably have never encountered unless you've lived in Texas. What grows up North, may not grow here. Which trees should you plant that might be similar to what you are used to? Find out!

How Does the Soil Food Web Benefit Trees?

The soil food web is a complex food chain that ultimately creates more healthy soil to grow stronger, more beautiful trees.

Before & After: Healing Trees with a Boost of Micronutrient Injections by ArborJet

With a boost of micronutrients, ailing trees can begin to heal.

How does flooding affect urban trees?

Sometimes too much of a good thing isn't so good. See how too much rain has affected area trees.

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.