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Fall is Planting Time in Texas

Fall is an excellent time to take advantage of the season and plant a new tree. Your arborist will have wonderful suggestions and all the experience to take you from planning to planting to enjoying the new addition to your landscape.


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Storms Wreak Havoc on North Texas Trees

Storms are a fact of life in North Texas. Are your trees ready for their impact?


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Is Mistletoe Harming My Tree?

Is mistletoe invading your trees? Now, while trees are dormant, is the optimum time to remove it. While the tradition of kissing under the mistletoe might seem sweet, the reality of what mistletoe does to our trees in the landscape is not so nice! If you have hackberry, cedar elms or oak trees in your landscape, or if your neighbors have mistletoe, there is a good chance you have mistletoe lurking about.


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Preservation Tree Services Celebrates 20 Years Serving Dallas-Fort Worth

It all began with a passion for trees...


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Recycle Your Fresh Christmas Trees

We've listed area locations to recycle your fresh Christmas tree! If you made the choice to decorate with a fresh live Christmas tree this year, you’ll want to make sure you can recycle it once the holiday season comes to a close.


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Fruit Trees: When should I prune them?

Pruning is pretty serious business; when it comes to most of your trees, especially large trees, you should always have them pruned by a trained professional. But when it comes to smaller fruit trees, pruning is typically something that you, the urban gardener, can take care of yourself.


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Could your trees be the victim of herbicide damage?

Have you noticed your tree, or trees, going into an unreasonable state of decline or seem to be stunted? Do you notice leaf curling or leaves that look cupped? Perhaps leaves are discolored or have brown dead spots? Your trees could be victims of herbicide damage. Even if you keep an organic landscape, your neighbors may not.


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Understanding How Your Neighbor’s Construction Could Damage Your Trees

As old homes are torn down, or homeowners add on to home or put in new driveways, you may find yourself, and your trees, a secondary victim to construction damage. Think that fenceline protects you? Think again: Construction in your neighbor’s yard can do permanent damage to your trees.


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How Does Lightning Damage Trees?

You might think hiding under a tree during a lightning storm is a good idea. However, trees can act like lightning rods. See what happened to one poor tree after an October storm hit.


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Keep Winter Bugs at Bay with Dormant Oil

If you want to control pests like scale and other spring pests on your trees, hollies and other shrubs, now’s the time to get on our winter schedule.


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Did you know ... Pecan Tree Facts.

Pecans have been important to the area as long as people have been living here. Many animal, such as deer, turkey, raccoons, squirrels and crows also rely on pecan trees for sustenance. In addition to their use as a food producing plant, Texans also rely heavily on pecan trees to provide much needed shade in urban environments.


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How Drought Now Will Hurt Your Trees For Years to Come

Drought stress has a big impact on our urban trees. Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear that our trees are going to get a break from drought any time soon. How is it affecting our trees? We explain.


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Storms are destroying our trees: How can you prevent tree loss?

Did you lose large branches or even an entire tree in the storm? Did your tree split down the middle or was it pulled out of the ground at the roots? Many of these sad tree losses could have been prevented with proper tree care and skilled pruning.


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Who are you hiring to trim your trees?

How often do you get home to find a multitude of business cards on your porch for “tree trimmers” in your area? It might seem like a good idea to call one since you know it’s important to keep trees trimmed for overall health. However, we highly recommend you go ahead and compost those cards!


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Black Ooze...What’s Wrong With My Tree?

When trees have a bacterial infection, you’ll often see the tree go into a state of overall decline combined with open, oozing wounds.


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How Do Trees Affect Your Urban Air Quality?

Clean air is a pretty big reason to care about, and care for, our valuable urban trees. We don’t do a very good job at cleaning pollution out of our urban air. It’s lucky for us the trees are pretty good at it. How exactly do trees help keep your air clean?