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Winter Wonderland?

Historically a winter storm like Texas just saw only happens 3 times every 100 years! It seemed magical (besides the lack of water and power) but now that we’ve entered the sloshy water and cleaning up after busted pipes phase…

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A right way to water trees?!

I can’t tell you how many times we get these question, “Should I be watering my trees even though its cold?”. The short answer is YES! Plants are living things, so yes you need to be watering them! Now, as…

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Goodbye 2020! Hello Change.

2020 has had some challanges… COVID-19, I’m talking to you! So as we ring in 2021 let all be dedicated to accepting some needed change. There’s not much a tree can do about a sudden drought or nasty cold snap…

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National Poinsettias Day!

It’s National Poinsettias Day!!!! Did you know Poinsettias have some deep historical roots?  The Aztecs found the blooming flower in areas of Southern Mexico and named it “Cuetlaxchitl”. Like most things it was actually not a decorative flower, but they…

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Slime Flux Infection

How gross is this?? This is an infection called slime flux and it WILL kill your tree very quickly.

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Scale causing sooty mold on crepe myrtles

Scale are tiny white leaf sucking insects. These insects are the primary reason that you …

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Wasps stinging trees

Gall wasps are thriving right now. These “galls” on the tree are from being stung by the wasps. They do this to lay their eggs in the middle of the galls. A heavy infestation can kill a tree.

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Time for trimming

Time for trimming

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