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How to Choose the Best Tree Service

How to Choose the Best Tree Service

Choosing the best tree service for your property can be tough. If you’ve been stuck wondering “How to choose the best tree service?”, we have some tips to help get you started. Grant Crowell, founder of The Urban Foresters, a Tree Service company serving the greater...

Don’t Forget The Soil!

Don’t Forget The Soil!

Trees tend to do a pretty good job of looking after themselves. As long as they receive plenty of sunlight, adequate water, and have enough room to grow, they generally stay in pretty good shape. However, there’s something else that also greatly affects their health...

What is the Best Time of the Year to Trim Trees?

What is the Best Time of the Year to Trim Trees?

If you’re looking to maintain your trees and keep them in the best shape possible so that they’re safe, healthy and beautiful, having them trimmed every now and then is definitely worth considering. So is there an ideal time of year to have this done? It’s an...

How to Plant a Live Oak Tree in Texas

How to Plant a Live Oak Tree in Texas

“These trees which he plants, and under whose shade he shall never sit, he loves them for themselves, and for the sake of his children and his children’s children, who are to sit beneath the shadow of their spreading boughs.” - Hyacinthe Loyson Live Oaks are some of...

How Much Does it Cost to Trim a Tree?

How Much Does it Cost to Trim a Tree?

Let’s face it, although it’s a good idea to keep up with your trees by having them maintained regularly, tree work isn’t something that most of us have done on a regular basis. With that being said, a majority of the people an arborist will meet with over any given period of time will more than likely not know what to expect in terms of cost. If this is you, don’t worry! This post will hopefully help give you an idea as to what you can generally expect to pay for trimming work and also give you some insight as to what sort of things play the biggest role in determining trimming costs.

When Should You Cut Down a Tree?

When Should You Cut Down a Tree?

This is easily one of the most common questions that gets brought up in the business of tree care. Most people don’t like to remove trees, not only because of cost, but also because trees give us value that took a long time to build up. So what should you be asking...

Mulching Around Trees

Mulching Around Trees

It’s very common for people to put mulch around the base of their trees. A lot of times you’ll see this around smaller ornamental trees, but every now and then you may also see mulch placed around the base of larger trees. What’s the purpose of mulching around trees...

What Does Tree Trimming Really Mean?

What Does Tree Trimming Really Mean?

How do we talk about tree trimming? How do we explain what we mean when we want work done on our tree? Trim my tree? Maybe. Trimming a tree makes sense to most people, but the word trim could mean just a little bit, or a whole lot. Cut my tree? Well that one makes me...

Getting Started

Getting Started

The Urban Foresters is headed down a new road… Residential tree service work is coming! HERE WE GO! Friday afternoon in August, hot as hell in Houston, Texas. My team and I, less than a week ago, decided that The Urban Foresters would finally launch a residential tree...