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Entries tagged with " Urban Trees "

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.

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!

Concerns About Saturated Soil Around Tree Roots

Metroplex soils are currently at complete saturation with additional rainfall to come. This presents a big concern for area trees. Many trees are already dealing with highly diminished root systems due to the past years of intense drought. These ailing root systems are subject to increased trouble from the saturated conditions.

Black Ooze…What’s Wrong With My Tree?

When trees have a bacterial infection, you’ll often see the tree go into a state of overall decline combined with open, oozing wounds.

Fertilize Seasonally if You Want Strong Trees

Urban life is tough on our trees and our soils take plenty of abuse in the form of compaction and construction damage. Keeping trees healthy means putting life and nutrients back in the soil by fertilizing seasonally.

Shade Tree vs. Your Lawn: Which Will Win?

Across Dallas-Fort Worth there are large, beautiful oaks, sprawling pecans and many other large trees trees that offer up much-needed shade. If you own a home, planting a shade tree in your landscape offers benefits such as lower air conditioner bills plus shaded outdoor areas for lounging and entertaining. Shade trees are pretty non-negotiable in our hot Texas climate. Unfortunately, all that shade can cause some serious challenges for your beloved lawn.

How Do Trees Affect Your Urban Air Quality?

Clean air is a pretty big reason to care about, and care for, our valuable urban trees. We don’t do a very good job at cleaning pollution out of our urban air. It’s lucky for us the trees are pretty good at it. How exactly do trees help keep your air clean?

What do DFW tree ordinances mean for your home and business?

Cities are putting regulations in place to protect trees already planted, plus encouraging homeowners and businesses to plant more trees in the future.

Three Favorite Flowering & Fruiting Trees For Small Spaces

Whether you have recently downsized to a townhome or just don’t have space for a large tree, there are many small trees perfect for your urban landscape. If you have a larger property, a small blooming tree can make a great focal point or accent to provide color. You might even be able to harvest some fruit from your small tree!

How do You Place a Value on Your Trees?

From providing shade that saves money on our electric bills, to cleaning the air and creating homes for wildlife, trees are invaluable to our lives. We discuss our heartfelt thoughts about trees and why trees should be protected and preserved.