Why is Paint Used for Oak Tree Trimming?

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Have you ever wondered why professional tree trimmers paint the cuts made on oak trees? Oak tree trimming is a very unique process. In the old days, it was standard operation to treat open wounds on all trees with some sort of wound dressing. Today, however, research shows that painting tree wounds can actually inhibit … Continued

Why are Professional Tree Trimmers so Expensive?

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Have you found yourself wondering why trimming trees can be so expensive? Are you curious why prices vary so much between tree companies? Professional tree trimmers get asked these questions all the time, and the answers actually make a lot of sense. If you’re considering doing the work yourself or relying on your landscapers to … Continued

The Best Time to Trim Trees

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Trees survive just fine in the forest without needing to be pruned, so why do you have to prune yours? It’s a logical question. While it would be nice to not have to worry about tree growth or taking care of dead tree limbs, the fact is, your landscape depends on pruning. And unless you’re … Continued

Why You Should Leave Tree Trimming Service to the Pros

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You put a lot of thought, effort and money into beautifying your landscape, and chances are you leave the hard work to professional landscapers. But how do you handle your tree trimming service? Do you attempt to do it yourself or leave it to your landscapers? Proper tree trimming is essential to the health and … Continued

Is the Ball Moss and Mistletoe on Trees Harmful?

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As the leaves start to fall in Texas, you may notice ball moss in your oak trees and mistletoe on trees such as mesquites, cedar elms and hackberries. While ball moss is less of a threat to your trees, mistletoe can be extremely harmful, and if you’re like most homeowners, you’d rather just have both … Continued

Can Tree Roots Damage House Foundations?

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Who doesn’t love the rustic look of a beautiful, old tree in the front yard or one that holds up the kids’ tree house in the backyard? While the tree provides aesthetic beauty to your property, you may be wondering, “Is that tree too close to my house? Or can tree roots damage house foundations?” … Continued

What’s the Deal with Topping Crepe Myrtles?

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“Crepe murder” is a crime that has been on the rise throughout the country – the “amputation” of the beautiful, sinewy branches of the crepe myrtle. For some reason, this species seems to bring out the butcher in people, and they end up topping crepe myrtles with no abandon every year. Tree experts know that … Continued

What Killed My Tree?

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Your trees contribute so much to the health and beauty of your landscape. So, when they’re stressed and dying, you should know why. If you’ve found yourself wondering, “what killed my tree?” it may be time to speak to your local tree doctor. But until you do, let’s take a look at what might be … Continued

When to Get Tree Pruning Service

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Whether it’s nurturing a flowering tree or ensuring a long-growing species stays in scale, smart pruning can keep a tree looking its best. But when is the right time to seek out a tree pruning service? While this largely depends on what and why you’re trying to prune, there are some guidelines to follow. If … Continued

Why You May Need Tree Clean Up Services After a Storm

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Strong winds, lightning and torrential downpours can literally destroy your trees. The hours and days following a major storm are the most crucial when it comes to taking care of your storm damaged trees. But chances are you don’t know the first thing about the cleanup process. That’s why after a storm, it’s imperative to … Continued