The Houston area is home to a wide variety of trees due to our warm and humid climate. One variety commonly seen in Houston is the palm tree, which can grow to incredible heights, and offers tropical beauty to property owners. Although palm trees are not as high maintenance as other tree species, they still benefit from regular tree maintenance. To keep palm trees on your residential or commercial property healthy and beautiful, it is critical to ensure experienced tree professionals regularly maintain them.
Property owners often have a wish list of improvements they would like to complete, such as planting new trees, installing an irrigation system, adding ornamental stonework, or removing older trees in poor health. Some decide to hire professional tree and landscape companies to handle these projects, while others take the risk of hiring day laborers for their home or business improvement projects.
For residential and commercial property owners, maintaining a beautiful lawn can often be a grueling process, especially with Houston's hot summers and high humidity. One of the most difficult parts of keeping a property green and healthy is maintaining a proper watering schedule. Houston's lawns, gardens and trees require regular watering to stay healthy, grow and gain vital nutrients to endure the hot temperatures. The simple solution to keeping properties healthy and watered is the installation of an automated irrigation system.
Tree removal from a residential or commercial property can have a major impact on the aesthetic, environmental and economic value of the land. Whether the tree removal is by choice, or due to natural causes, it can leave a void in the landscape that reduces overall appeal and transforms the future of the property. Rather than leave an unattractive, empty space on the property, owners can makeover their residential or commercial property after a tree removal to protect financial values as well as improving the look and health of the property.
June is National Safety Month, which is designed to raise awareness of ways to be safer in our homes, businesses and outdoor areas. Since a large number of accidental injuries and deaths occur on residential properties, it is important to be aware of common outdoor dangers to avoid, and ways to be safe during landscape or tree care projects.
Houstonians are showing an increased interest in protecting the environment and natural resources such as trees, water and air quality. As a result, more residents and business owners are taking proactive steps to reduce their carbon footprint and conserve resources in various ways. This may include such choices as driving fuel-efficient vehicles, recycling, and implementing energy-efficient policies in the workplace.
Hurricane season officially kicked off on June 1, and Houston's close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico means we would likely be impacted by an approaching hurricane or tropical storm.
June 1 is the official start of hurricane season, which means meteorologists and weather channels will be closely monitoring the tropics for any signs of storms or hurricane activity. Although technology allows us to know well in advance of approaching storms or hurricanes, it is critical for Houstonians to take proactive steps now to help protect themselves, relatives, and property from any kind of hurricane damage.
Now that summer is officially here, it's the season for playing in the backyard, barbecues with friends and neighbors, and outdoor gatherings with loved ones. Before kids, relatives and friends spend time on your property, it's important to get your yard ready for summer fun! These simple steps can help ensure that your kids and guests have a safe, tranquil outdoor space for playing and relaxing, while also protecting the health and beauty of your yard.
There are many important facets of tree care and maintenance, including regular fertilization, correct hydration, root system protection, and proper tree pruning. When maintained correctly, a tree can grow and thrive for generations, but when tree care is performed incorrectly, it can severely harm the tree and even lead to tree death. One part of tree maintenance often performed incorrectly is tree pruning.