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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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Our New Trim for Texas Sabals

Texas Sabal palms are the only large palm that grows native in Texas. They have a full canopy that gives lots of shade and provides habitat for birds.    Orioles are known to nest under the dry fronds and parrots... Continue Reading →

Protect the roots

This lovely tree planting bed is so much more than meets the eye! These home owners took great care to protect the existing trees when they graded their new yard. Remember to keep the root flare exposed when planting a... 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 →

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 →

Tree Pruning

Pruning is an important to your tree's health

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