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The Aftermath of Wind Damage

Although Houston typically experiences milder winters, home and property owners can still face high winds and strong storms in the winter months, sometimes resulting in tree damage and tree problems. All types of trees, whether they are young saplings or mature trees, can experience damage due to high winds and

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Tree Trimming: How Using The Wrong Techniques Can Destroy Your Trees

For property owners, tree trimming is a routine part of tree maintenance, whether you try to do it yourself or hire tree care professionals to handle this for you. For many reasons, tree trimming and removal is best left to tree care professionals rather than individual property owners. Hiring the Certified Arborists of Embark Services assures

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An Optimal Time For Tree Trimming

If you own residential property, you know that tree health is an important facet of maintaining your property’s value, both economic and aesthetic. However, knowing when to properly care for your trees is just as important as how to maintain them to ensure many years of stable tree health. As

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Minimizing Potential Hurricane and Storm Damage

All across the world, people have witnessed the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, resulting in widespread flooding, millions of homes and businesses without power, and tree and property damage throughout the Northeast. As residents of the Gulf Coast, we are also familiar with the destruction a hurricane or strong storm

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The Right Way and Wrong Way to Prune a Palm Tree

Tree pruning is a delicate process requiring skill and expertise, and is best performed by Certified Arborists who understand how best to trim and shape trees. This is especially true for palm trees, where one bad prune can lead to tree damage and possibly tree death. Sadly, too many palm trees are over

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The Benefits of Fall Fertilization

Tree care and landscape maintenance offers many benefits to property owners, but proper care is not simply a matter of watering, but is a year-long process that involves treatment and care at specific times during the seasons. While many property owners are aware that trees and landscapes should be fertilized in the spring,

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Why Soil Aeration Is Important

Having a thick, green lawn and healthy trees is not as simple as regularly watering your yard, or occasionally applying fertilizer. There are several recommended lawn care practices that can help ensure the health of your lawn and trees, although some are best left to lawn and tree care professionals.

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Why Hiring A Certified Arborist Matters

When it comes to tree care and maintenance, homeowners will often first try to handle tree pruning, tree disease treatment and tree removal themselves. These are time-consuming, physically challenging endeavors with a high amount of risk, both to the homeowner’s safety and to the rest of their property. After some

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