Growing Pecan Trees like a Pro

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It’s difficult to live in the state without owning or enjoying the Texas pecan tree. A staple of beauty and culture, these are the best trees for Central Texas, reaching up to 60 and 80 feet tall at maturity, with wide, expansive branches. Better yet, they offer a plethora of pecans yearly! But while appreciating … Continued

The Secrets of Tree Sucker Removal

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Have you noticed an odd branch growing from the base or the roots of your tree? Unless a professional tree trimmer pointed it out, you may have thought it looked much like the rest of the tree, but after time you realize it looks complete different. Maybe the leaves look different, or perhaps it produces … Continued

Are Tree Trimming Tools Ever Disinfected?

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Professional tree trimmers are usually in high demand. A bad storm can send them from house to house in a given neighborhood and throughout the town when disease strikes. But what if the tree service company arrives at your house straight from another property that was dealing with a case of bacterial blight? Is there … Continued

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

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