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Winter Storm Uri

By Mary Beth / February 25, 2021 / 0 Comments

What to do now Last week we were all focused on power and water. Less than a week later, our yards are a constant reminder of winter storm Uri. Our tree farm has been getting many calls asking for landscaper recommendations. We keep an every-changing list of landscapers in the Rio Grande Valley that you…

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A beautiful residential landscape

Planting Trees

By Mary Beth / September 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

When Planting Trees, PLAN Ahead At a tree farm, we think about trees and planting trees all year long. But in Texas, October is Arbor Month. Fall is the best time to plant trees in Texas so the farm usually gets lots of calls then from cities and schools and clubs asking about tree planting.…

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Big trees on a residential area

Why Fall is the Best Time for Tree Planting

By Mary Beth / September 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

Prime tree planting time is just around the corner. Everything resource out there agrees that Fall is the best time to plant a tree. But, have you ever stopped and wondered why? Less Stress Do you find moving stressful? I know I do and trees and plants do too! The heat of summer adds stress…

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Wind Damage to Your Trees

By Mary Beth / May 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

With hurricane season beginning within the week, it’s a great time to assess your trees and try to anticipate which might be vulnerable to wind damage.    Typical wind damage includes loss of limbs, split trunk, and total uprooting of the tree. After Hurricane Dolly, we had a 50 or 60 year old Ash tree…

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How To Plant A Tree

By Mary Beth / April 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

How your new tree is planted can determine whether it thrives or dies. Dig a hole twice as wide and the same depth as the root ball.  If you have heavy clay soil, mix your dirt and a planting mix ½ and ½. Cut and completely remove the bag or pot from the trees. Plant the…

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