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couple standing in front of new home with large tree in yard

How important are trees if you’re an Austin area realtor or homeowner? Majestic Live Oaks. Tons of shade. Nestled among mature trees. Wooded landscape. You’ve probably used words just like these to describe your own property listings. They’re important because the promise of welcome shade and graceful trees is a big plus for people in Texas. …

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thick trees can be problem during wildfire

Is Wildfire a Risk in Texas? We love our trees in Central Texas. It’s one reason we live here. But as more and more people move to the edges of urban areas, we become part of the wildland/urban interface, which can be more susceptible to wildfires. There have been several serious fires in our area …

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highway in bastrop county texas with forest and lots of tree varieties lining the road

  You own a place in the country – or maybe you’re considering buying land in Bastrop County, Texas. Even if you’ve owned property before, chances are you’re curious about the differences between trees in a city and those on rural properties. More trees means special planning and care so you can enjoy them for many …

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Butler Hike Bike Trail ATF 4a

Many people; local citizens and tourists alike, enjoy Austin’s trees. Whether hunting for shade during the ACL Festival at Zilker Park, enjoying scenery surrounding Lady Bird Lake or hiking one of the many trails within city limits — most will agree that the trees are a large part of what makes these experiences enjoyable. In 2015, …

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Soil compaction is the #1 cause of death to residential trees. A lot of that damage happens during construction as equipment and traffic injure delicate feeder roots in the top few inches of soil. All trees can be damaged during construction, but in Central Texas,we have a lot of Post Oaks that are very intolerant …

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You know how valuable trees are, especially in the hot Texas climate. You are passionate about the trees in your yard, and you know how much they enhance your family’s life and your property.

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Secret Life of Trees Austin Tree Care

It’s easy to forget things we can’t see. Trees grow from the roots up, and a healthy tree needs a lot of roots. Do you know these amazing facts about tree roots? Roots extend two to three times the height of the tree Ninety-five percent of a tree’s roots are in the top three feet …

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Money Doesn't Grow on Trees

Our investment in trees pays huge dividends in property value and quality of life We all love trees. What would the Austin skyline be without the overhanging shade of the Live Oaks or the San Marcos river without the drooping cypress branches?   It is also possible to measure their benefit to social, environmental and property values. …

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