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Trees Deserve Respect

Owning or leasing property with saplings or mature trees is not only a gift to you, it is a gift to our planet and to our children’s future. Did you know that one mature tree produces enough oxygen for two people’s lifetimes? As if that’s not impressive enough, one mature 30 to 50’ shade tree …

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Cinco de Mayo Rose

Flowering Cinco de Mayo rose

Rosa “Cinco de Mayo “ shrub rose is a mounding shaped bush that boasts striking mauvy/orange flowers with velvety texture and an almost glow in the dark luminescence.  Low Water, Low Maintenance  This rose is special because it’s a super low water, disease resistant plant that is perfect for a xeriscape garden. Roses don’t like …

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It’s a Tree Ring Circus!

Trees

I honestly have to say this seems to be one of the most confusing elements of tree care for most people so I am here to clear up the confusion. Tree ring mulching techniques are quite simple, keep it looking like they do in the woods. Start With a Berm Obviously there are various stages …

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Oak Wilt in the Central Texas Landscape

Oak wilt affected oak tree

Where Does it Start? Oak trees are an exquisite staple in the Central Texas landscape. Many home owners are drawn to properties because of these beautiful trees. Properties with mature trees cost a premium because they add value to your property, provide shade, save energy and homes for wildlife. Unfortunately, these beautifully statuesque giants are …

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