Pruning a tree can be dangerous. Without the proper knowledge and equipment, a lot can go wrong. Even if you think of yourself as skilled with power tools, using a chainsaw on a tree can be a recipe for disaster for the do-it-yourselfer. There are many reasons why you shouldn’t prune trees yourself—here are just a few.[Read more…] about Why You Shouldn’t Prune Your Trees Yourself
Take steps before construction to protect your trees. Symptoms of construction damage can develop slowly, over several years. Your best efforts now can prevent years of remediation.[Read more…] about Protecting Trees During Construction
Late fall and winter are the best times to prune central Texas oak trees.
When the tree doesn’t have its leaves, the arborist can easily assess the structure of the tree’s limbs, and identify the best pruning actions to take for overall tree health.
Pruning and Oak Wilt
The Texas A&M Extension Service recommends that you avoid pruning healthy oak trees between February 15th and June 15th. Open wounds during that time attract a beetle that may vector Oak Wilt.Continue Reading
When is the best time to prune my trees?
Dead, diseased, and broken wood can be removed at any time of year. However, for general pruning the best time is in late winter or early spring just before growth begins.[Read more…] about Frequently Asked Tree Service Questions
Here are some websites to help central Texas property owners learn about and properly care for their trees.[Read more…] about Tree Service Resources