Summertime is when many Texans are outside and having some fun in the sun. And because we spend so much time outdoors in the summer, we often notice our trees more. This leads some to notice misshapen trees and think that they should trim their...

If you’re a native Texan, or even if you’re a transplant but you’ve been in the Lonestar state for a while, then you know how important the oak tree is to our landscape and culture. These stately, majestic trees can be found all over our...

Here in North Texas we certainly know what it’s like to watch our energy bills spike in the summer. After all, we basically need to have our air conditioners running 24/7 in the hot Texas heat. Shade trees are an excellent way to help lower your...

There’s nothing like relaxing underneath a shady tree on a hot Texas summer day with a glass of ice-cold sweet tea! Just thinking of it conjures up an image of a nice, quiet afternoon outdoors. If you love shady trees, but don’t yet have any,...

There are lots of factors to consider when deciding what trees to plant at your home or a property that you manage. Perhaps the most important tree aspect to be mindful of when working on a planting design is the lifespan of trees that you’re...

Trees are essential to human life. Many trees have existed for thousands of years, constantly repopulating and replenishing the oxygen supply of the earth. Trees also supply vital crops and herbs that can be transformed into medicine.  Needless to say, trees are valuable to communities. This...

Trees, like any other living organism, are susceptible to disease. Various fungi and diseases can affect and ruin trees, causing their eventual collapse. If you own or are responsible for a property, you can’t have dead trees present on the landscape. This presents the danger of...

Trees, just like any living organism, need essential nutrients and vitamins to grow and thrive. While many trees are able to rely on their environment for subsistence, ideal environmental conditions don’t always exist. In fact, you may need to accommodate trees that may not have optimal...