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...
The Benefits of Systemic Insecticide Applications

The Benefits of Systemic Insecticide Applications

As the pillars of your landscape, trees are not immune to disease and insects. Although many trees are able to self-heal, much like your own immune system fights colds and infections, sometimes an infestation of insects or a disease will threaten the tree’s health and...
What To Do About Mistletoe In Your Trees

What To Do About Mistletoe In Your Trees

Most people are familiar with mistletoe because of its universal presence during the holiday season. The charming little tradition goes that an unmarried woman can stand beneath mistletoe and is fair game for any unmarried man to sneak up and steal a kiss. For each...