Category: Miscellaneous

How to Care For a Tree on Your Property After a Strong Storm

After a strong storm comes through and messes with your property, what do you do when you’ve got an injured, broken or down tree in the yard? Evaluate the Tree’s Future First things first: ask yourself, “Can this tree be saved?” If you’re not sure, you might want to have Forest Tree Service come over… Read more »

Can Trees Prune Themselves?

Can trees “prune” themselves? To “prune” is to reduce the extent of something by removing superfluous– or unwanted parts. Sometimes trees “prune” themselves, allowing branches to fall to the ground. When this happens, a natural pruning can hit people in the head and/or land on vehicles or homes. Have you ever been around a tree… Read more »

Tips For Selecting an Arborist

An arborist is defined as a “tree surgeon.” He or she knows all about trees– and can tell if they’re healthy or not. If they’re not healthy, the arborist knows how to “treat” them much like a doctor gives medicine and care to a human patient. Maybe you’ve noticed there are some trees on your… Read more »

Tips for Trimming Overgrown Shrubs and Bushes

Bushes and shrubs surround us. They’re woody plants with many stems. As perennials, they live for several years and can grow to heights of fifteen to twenty feet tall. When they grow so tall and big, they can become overgrown. What are some tips for trimming overgrown bushes and shrubs? Trimming Bushes and Shrubs The… Read more »

The Symptoms of a Dying Tree

Trees add a great deal to society. They help block the wind, give shade on sunny days, reduce pollution, and help clean the air. Furthermore, they add to the beauty and “look” of a property, such that people want trees in order to “up” their property values. Many well-to-do people have a nice variety of… Read more »

How to Properly Prune Small Trees

If you have a small tree growing outside of your home or business, one of the best ways to ensure that it continues to grow and stays healthy is by pruning it regularly. Pruning won’t take a whole lot of time or effort on your part, but it will yield results if you do it… Read more »

Tips for Buying Quality Firewood

It’s that time of year when the weather starts to get a little colder, and you know what that means: fires in the fireplace! When it’s a chilly winter night in Texas nothing could be better than curling up on the couch in front of a warm, crackling fire. Most of us don’t have firewood… Read more »

The Importance of Trees

Unquestionably, trees play an important role in our communities.  Not only do they beautify neighborhoods and properties, but they also provide a litany of ancillary benefits. Did you know that beautifully landscaped homes have higher property values thanks to maintained and thoughtful landscaping that includes mature trees? People will pay more money for homes with… Read more »

The Importance of Trimming Your Hedges

Hedges are a popular ornamental feature in many residential and commercial landscape designs. Hedges may be of varying size, and may be seasonal or evergreen, but all of them need to be trimmed. These are a few reasons why it is important to trim your hedges. Health Frequent trimming is important for the health of… Read more »