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6 Questions for your Palm Trimmer

The freezing temps from last winter have left us with lots of  burned fronds on our palms.    The next step is to have someone remove the brown fronds but there are a few things homeowners and property managers should... Continue Reading →


5 Cold-hardy Palms for Texas

Texas has just been through its coldest winter in many, many years - and if you believe the prognosticating of Punxsutawner Phil, we still have three more weeks of it.    There was even measurable snow in the Rio Grande... Continue Reading →

Texas Sabals: a new trim for more successful transplanting

Texas Sabal palms are the only large palm that grows native in Texas.   Unfortunately they are a little bit difficult to transplant. Their beauty and use by nature make it worth the risk to plant Texas Sabal palms.   They have... Continue Reading →

Landscaping with Palms

A dreary, rainy day is perfect for planning and I have palm trees on my mind!   Palm trees add a tropical, take-me-away feeling to any landscape. #1  Plant for space definition: Use in rows to line something or define... Continue Reading →

Pindo Palms

I have never considered adding a pindo palm to my landscape because of the heavy clay that I live (and garden) in.    But Alvin's latest "freeze fix" has me reconsidering. One of Alvin's friends, who had suffered suffered freeze... Continue Reading →

How Cold Hardy Are My Palms?

Although we have hardly had a winter down in deep south Texas, most of the state has suffered through a couple of frigid events.    If you have palm trees, some probably didn't survive the winter. Here's a little info... Continue Reading →

Palm Trimming 

Just because someone has a lift truck and a saw does not make him a tree trimmer.  The best way to protect your palms against this kind of hatchet job is with a little knowledge of your own.   When... Continue Reading →

Texas Sabal

We have a wide variety of sizes of Texas Sabal Palm trees for sale.

Texas Sabals – Centurions of the RGV

Stout, strong, majestic, a centurion along the roadways - that’s how I see our native Texas sabal palm.    This is the one palm native to the Rio Grande Valley.   Twenty years ago, the only large native stand could be found at the... Continue Reading →

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