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I am thrilled with the way my trees were trimmed by PTS! Their natural shapes were retained and you don't drive up & say "well, those people just go their trees pruned." ” - Marilyn H.

Blog Posts in category "Pruning"

Scaffold Pruning Of Italian Cypresses At Pool Edge

When is Scaffolding Used to Prune Trees?

Arborist Laura McLarry devised a pruning plan for these 27-foot-tall Italian Cypress that included scaffolding.


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Crape Murder...avoid over-pruning these beautiful trees.

A crapemyrtle, when pruned the right way, is a gorgeous tree that comes in a variety of sizes perfect for any Texas landscape. But, prune it wrong and you could be committing...crape murder!


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What Happens When Your Tree Outgrows Its Welcome?

Trees need space to spread their roots. What happens when a tree outgrows its space? Damaged properties, stressed trees and an eyesore could be the signs of a tree that should be moved to a more accommodating spot.


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How to Prep Your Trees for Winter

What can you do now to help prevent damage to your trees and your property during ice, rain and wind? Read on for tips on keeping your investments, such as your landscape and home, safer during this winter's storm season.


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Maintaining Trees Around Your Commercial Property

When was the last time the trees on your commercial property were cared for by a pro?


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Canopy Thinning, End-Limb Weight Reduction, and Winter Storm Preparedness

Large open-grown trees can be beautiful and scenic, but grown close to streets, driveways, and homes, they may represent increased risk for property damage and/or injury.


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Overgrowth in Trees: What’s the problem?

This past spring, record rainfalls did help fill up local lakes; but they also had some less-desirable consequences for our local trees. Nutrient depletion and soil heaving are just a couple of the major problems we started seeing around town after the rains. We also took care of many toppled trees and are now treating for an explosion of fungal diseases.


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Tree Hazard: Sudden Branch Drop

Have branches suddenly been dropping from your large trees for no apparent reason? We’re seeing “sudden branch drop” emerge as a growing concern for homeowners in the Dallas & Fort Worth areas.