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10 Feb 2015
The Importance of Protecting Tree Roots

The Importance of Protecting Tree Roots

Tree owners know that regular tree maintenance is important to the long-term health, beauty, and value of a tree. Unfortunately, too many tree owners focus solely on the top part of the tree, such as leaf growth and tree pruning, and they completely overlook the maintenance and care of the tree roots. Tree roots are an extremely vulnerable but important part of the tree's health. In today's blog post, we'll look at three reasons why tree roots are so important, and how proactive steps can help protect tree roots from damage.

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20 Jan 2015
The Best Ways To Help Wounded Trees

The Best Ways To Help Wounded Trees

Trees are strong, beautiful assets to residential properties, but unfortunately they can be the victim of damage, strong winds or other accidents. Like people, trees can be wounded and suffer diminished health if these wounds are not treated and monitored over time. In today's blog post, we'll discuss the various treatment and repair methods available for trees that have open wounds or have suffered structural damage.

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16 Jan 2015
The Four Signs Of A Disreputable Tree Company

The Four Signs Of A Disreputable Tree Company

Every year, Houston sees its fair share of stormy and windy weather, either from summer thunderstorms, tropical disturbances, or strong winter winds. After a storm, homeowners are often concerned about the stability and appearance of property, as well as personal safety, when limbs and trees fall due to high winds.

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09 Jan 2015
How To Care For New Trees

How To Care For New Trees

There are a large number of Houstonians with new trees to plant on their residential property. Some homeowners receive young fruit and nut trees as Christmas gifts from loved ones, while others may purchase trees to add shade or privacy to their residential space. Trees are always beautiful and valuable assets to any residential property, which is why it is essential to give them proper care from the start to ensure years of beauty, health and enjoyment. In today's blog post, we'll look at three important tips for caring for new, young trees for maximum tree health.

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09 Dec 2014
Are My Trees An Asset or Liability?

Are My Trees An Asset or Liability?

Although trees are typically considered an asset on residential properties, a number of factors can transform these assets into liabilities for property owners. Property owners that leave hazardous or sick trees on their property for too long take a risk of suffering property damages, personal injuries and high liability costs down the road. It's important for property owners to be aware of tree issues so they can make informed decisions and protect their property investment.

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05 Dec 2014
This winter, Houstonians should be sure to keep plants, pipes and pets well protected from colder temperatures and icy precipitation.

Protect The Three P’s This Winter

When winter arrives in Houston, it's not just people that need protection from the colder temperatures and icy weather. The reality is that many parts of our home and surrounding exterior need proper protection from the elements in order to prevent injuries and property damage. In today's blog post, we'll look at three specific things that need to be protected from winter weather and colder temperatures.

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25 Nov 2014
Beware Of Electrocution Dangers During Tree Trimming

Beware Of Electrocution Dangers During Tree Trimming

As most property owners are aware, tree trimming is one of the most dangerous tasks performed on a residential property. Each year, hundreds of people are severely injured or even killed during tree trimming projects. The causes of these injuries and deaths range from ladder falls, flying limbs and branches, or accidents involving chainsaws and other dangerous equipment. Another major cause of tree trimming accidents and deaths is electrocution from nearby power lines.

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07 Nov 2014
Why Fall Is The Best Time To Plant Trees

Why Fall Is The Best Time To Plant Trees

When fall weather arrives in Houston, property owners will start to see many leaves start to drop from deciduous trees and plant growth slow significantly. Despite the slowdown in tree and plant growth, fall is actually the ideal time to have trees planted on residential properties. In today's blog post, we'll look at three reasons why property owners should consider having trees planted on their property now during our tranquil fall weather.

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04 Nov 2014
Young Trees Require Strategic and Careful Pruning

Young Trees Require Strategic and Careful Pruning

Trees are an important investment and beautiful addition to any residential property. Because of their value, it is important to protect their health from a young age, especially with careful and strategic tree pruning. However, many young trees can be severely over pruned, leading to a lifetime of diminished and unstable growth. In today's blog post, we'll look at how best to prune young trees in order to avoid over pruning and instead promote long-term health, beauty and stability.

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28 Oct 2014
Don’t Ignore Your Tree’s Warning Signs!

Don’t Ignore Your Tree’s Warning Signs!

When we are sick or feeling under the weather, we may have a variety of symptoms such as fever, chills, poor appetite, coughing or fatigue. Much in the same way our bodies can show symptoms of an illness or virus, our tress can also show symptoms of tree diseases or the impact of invasive insects. However, many property owners might not realize that their tree is showing symptoms of an underlying problem, which can lead to tree damage or tree death if not promptly identified and treated.

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