Tree Care Articles

Improper Tree Care During Construction Can Kill Trees

Improper Tree Care During Construction Can Kill Trees

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...

Proposed Legislation Would Affect Heritage Trees in Austin

Proposed Legislation Would Affect Heritage Trees in Austin

Spectrum News by Victoria Maranan March 28, 2017 Vincent Debrock of Heritage Tree Care recently discussed with Spectrum TV News the repercussions of legislation that has recently been proposed regarding the removal of heritage trees in the Austin area. This...

Why Use an ISA Certified Arborist?

Why Use an ISA Certified Arborist?

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.

The Secret Life of Trees

The Secret Life of Trees

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...

Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees…or Does It?

Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees…or Does It?

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...