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What’s eating the trees! 

Live oak trees are a popular landscape tree because they are long lived and relatively care- free.  But they are undergoing attacks all around south Texas from Datana caterpillars.  Specifically Datana constricta.     http://www.bugguide.com shows that they are wreaking... Continue Reading →

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Wind Damage to Your Trees

With hurricane season beginning within the week, it's a great time to assess your trees and try to anticipate which might be vulnerable to wind damage.    Typical wind damage includes loss of limbs, split trunk, and total uprooting of... Continue Reading →

Wooly Oak Galls

the tree forms the gall which then houses and protects the larvae until they hatch

Protect Your Investment

The following is a post from a few years ago on our old blog.    Since we are nearing prime tree-planting time, I thought it would be a good re-run! In our neck of the woods, we often go for months without measurable... Continue Reading →

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