Tag Planting Trees

Post Oak

Post Oak in Texas

The Post Oak (Quercus stellata) is the most common tree species in North Texas. It thrives in dry, sandy soils and is particular to rocky high points. In the wild, the Post Oak is often found growing alongside Blackjack Oaks.…

Are Your Trees Planted Too Deep?

Trees that have been planted too deep are, unfortunately, a very common problem in the urban landscape. How can you tell if your tree is planted too deep? First, a quick lesson in tree biology Trees aren’t supposed to look…

Staking Trees at Planting Time

Trees are often staked with guy wire or straps at planting time.  Sometimes this is necessary due to the size of the tree in relation the root ball and the soil type.  However, it can cause real problems with your…