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Winter Injury May Be Apparent In Trees This Spring

Winter Injury May Be Apparent In Trees This Spring

The winter weather that pounded West Texas in early 2021 was the worst the area had experienced in 50 years. While city crews have mostly cleaned up the mess, the damage to trees and shrubs could last much longer. In fact, it may not even be evident yet. As we get...

Most Common Tree Mistakes In West Texas

Most Common Tree Mistakes In West Texas

One of the most common questions we receive from homeowners here at Hildebrandt Tree Tech is what they can do to improve the health of their trees. Below we outline the most common mistakes we see homeowners make with their trees. Tree Planting Mistakes When planting...

The Top Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Trees

The Top Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Trees

Fall is the ideal time to prepare trees on your property for the winter so that they'll have a good start next spring. In general, the things you should be concerned about are preventive maintenance and feeding issues that will prepare them for the cold to withstand...

Fertilize Seasonally If You Want Strong Trees

Fertilize Seasonally If You Want Strong Trees

A common assumption among homeowners is that their trees need only sunshine and water to remain healthy. While these elements help trees grow, they also benefit greatly from an application of fertilizer in the spring and fall to enable them to withstand environmental...

7 Signs It Might Be Time To Remove Your Tree

7 Signs It Might Be Time To Remove Your Tree

The decision to remove a tree isn't always easy, but there are many circumstances in which it is the right one. If it does need to be removed, it's best not to wait, because the more a tree decays, the more costly and dangerous the tree removal will become. Here are...

When Should I Call an ISA Certified Arborist?

When Should I Call an ISA Certified Arborist?

Trees provide a valuable service to us. They bring shade, beauty, and structure to our landscapes. Like humans, however, trees require care. A healthy tree still requires maintenance, and a sick tree may require disease diagnosis, limb removal, disease treatment, or...

Scale Insects Could Be Slowly Killing Your Trees

Scale Insects Could Be Slowly Killing Your Trees

Photo Credit: Katja Schulz Could insects be slowly killing the trees in your yard and landscape? If you live in West Texas, this is a distinct possibility. Part of the challenge is identifying an issue before it is too late- and your trees are dead. The best way to...

How To Get Rid of Scale Insects On Your Trees

How To Get Rid of Scale Insects On Your Trees

This season, lecanium scale insects have been particularly prevalent in West Texas. They have infested a broad range of ornamental trees and fruit trees, weakening them and making them subject to undue stress. If you want to spare the trees on your property from being...