arborist

How Do I Know I Need a Diagnosis for My Tree?

You are the steward of the trees on your property and know them best, in fact the law states you are responsible for their condition. However, you may need a professional to determine their condition (liability). A tree health diagnosis from a Certified Arborist may be in your interest if your trees show any signs […]

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What Makes Advanced Tree & Shrub Care Different?

Many so-called tree cutting companies are not what they seem. Most — 95% — pay their employees “under the table”, in cash. Many employ illegal immigrants, forgo proper training, don’t carry liability insurance and don’t pay taxes, don’t abide by the law, play by the rules or pay taxes.. What’s more, they know nothing about […]

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Why Hire a ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist?

If you are like many people, you call a tree contractor when you have a tree problem and probably never even heard of a registered consulting arborist. Essentially, a registered consulting arborist is a tree expert. They have certified knowledge and skills in the technical areas of trees and tree care. They can diagnose, treat, cure or prevent issues related […]

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The Real Dangers of Hail Storm Tree Damage

Many homeowners have experienced major hail, wind, lightning and ice storms; NOW is the time to address these weather events and dangers to trees and property. As the property steward and homeowner, you are legally responsible and liable to know the condition of your trees and address all safety and health issues concerning the trees. It is important to walk the perimeter of […]

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What Can An Arborist Really Do For You?

In business, we measure success by weighing the pros and cons. We’ve outlined some of the benefits of hiring an arborist below: Arborists Plant Trees BCMA/RCA, Arborists have the expertise to determine an ideal location for a new tree. They also know the right time to plant a certain type of tree and how to care for […]

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Is Lightning Protection Needed for Your Trees

Lightning is a real danger to humans and nature alike. Lightning tends to strike places of high conductivity, making it especially dangerous to trees which are tall and contain a lot of water. In fact, trees are the most common sufferers of lightning strikes. A tree hit by lightning in the past is still in […]

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Extending the Life of Your Trees

The foundation of a healthy tree is regular tree pruning by an experienced tree care provider.   Failure to enlist the help of a trained tree care specialist can result in deterioration of a tree’s structure, a misshapen appearance, or unsafe conditions for your tree and nearby people. By pruning your trees on a regular basis, […]

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Need a qualified speaker for an event or class?

Need a qualified speaker for an event or class? Want to learn more about trees, their care in general or how they relate to property value? Do you know what to look for in an Arborist? Rick Zampino is an experienced speaker and recognized as an expert in the field of Arboriculture (the art and […]

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American Mistletoe (Phoradendron serotinum)

Tree thief, is the green vegetative growth most obvious in the dormant season on deciduous trees.  In this area of North Texas, it is found most often on Elm species such as Hack berry (Celtis Occendenialis), American Elm (Ulmus americana), and Cedar Elm (Ulmus crassifolia ) and Bois d’Arc (Maclura pomifera). When present on other […]

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What Is a Certified Arborist?

What Is a Certified Arborist?  What does it mean? Certified Arborists, as defined by ISA: “Certified Arborists are individuals who have achieved a level of knowledge in the art and science of tree care through experience and by passing a comprehensive examination developed by some of the nation’s leading experts on tree care.  Certified Arborists […]

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