Monthly Archives: March 2011

Paurotis Palms

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Handling & Installation of Texas Mountain Laurel

HANDLING DIRECTIONS: Texas mountain laurel has a very sparse root system.  Because of this, the rootball breaks easily.    Do not move this item when the rootball is wet and, thus, heavy.  The roots can’t support the weight of the soil … Continue reading

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Watering Your Trees

 Newly planted trees must be watered thoroughly for the first five (5) days after planting.  This settles the soil and removes air pockets in the soil and from around the tree. Supplemental watering is extremely important during the first two … Continue reading

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Tree Planting Instructions

How your new tree is planted can determine whether it thrives or dies.  Dig a hole twice as wide and the same depth as the root ball.  If you have heavy clay soil, mix your dirt and a planting mix … Continue reading

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Where to Plant a Tree

A little planning will go a long way when it comes to planting trees.   The largest investment (in both time and money) in your garden are your trees.    Here is our short list of helpful hints in choosing a location for … Continue reading

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Tree Pruning

Pruning is important to your tree’s health.   It keeps your trees looking great and growing at an optimum rate.   Pruning is used to remove diseased or decaying branches.  There are also safety reasons to prune a tree. When you are … Continue reading

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