tree diversity

Tree Diversity & the Benefits

Without trees, there is no concept of life. From being the major source of oxygen to playing a role as a habitat for multiple species, trees are the universal providers. Planting a variety of trees increases the scope of the benefits we get from them. In non-scientific terminology, growing trees

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Get Your Yard Ready for the Holiday Season

Fall is here which means the holidays are fast approaching. This is the time of year that we welcome more friends and family to our home than at other times of the year. As you make preparation in your home to get ready, don’t forget to spruce up your tree,

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Your Trees Are Ready to Feed

After the extremely hot and dry summer that we experienced in the Houston area, your trees are more ready than ever for Fall tree fertilization. Surviving temperatures like we saw throughout the area while fighting off the effects of drought stress has, no doubt, depleted your trees of the nutrients

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Keeping Trees Alive in a Drought

An unprecedented drought across Texas is withering young trees and saplings and is taking a toll on large, old trees. While many people notice the obvious effects of drought— crispy lawns and parched flower beds—trees often get overlooked until it’s too late. Early signs of drought damage include shriveled leaves

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Urban Trees and How to Help Them Thrive

Trees improve the livability of our cities for countless reasons. Close to 80 percent of the U.S. population lives in urban areas and depends on the essential ecological, economic, and social benefits provided by urban trees and forests. As urban areas expand across the country, the importance of the benefits that urban forests provide, as

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Arbor Day

The History of Arbor Day

Arbor Day is a holiday that celebrates the planting, upkeep, and preservation of trees. For centuries, communities spanning the globe have found various ways to honor nature and the environment. However, the appreciation of trees and forests in modern times can be largely attributed to Arbor Day. And although Arbor

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How trees make the world a better place

It is no secret that Embark loves trees! Not only are they our business, but they do so much for the world every day. Let’s explore how trees make the world a more beautiful, better place for us all! 1. Trees improve air quality. Trees are sometimes called the lungs

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prune a tree

How to Prune a Tree

Pruning helps trees grow strong and look neat and attractive. You would prune a tree to remove damaged branches, allow for new growth or create a distinctive shape. It’s important to do it correctly, so you don’t end up damaging the tree. 1. What time of year should you prune

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