Trees offer us shade when we are warm, oxygen to breathe, and are simply beautiful to look at. The life of a tree can be incredibly long when it’s well cared for in the beginning of its life. Tasks such as pruning and trimming will affect the tree for years to come. Understanding the important reasons to lift a tree canopy will make all the difference in the tree’s appearance, function, and life.[Read more…] about Important Reasons To Lift a Tree Canopy
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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