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Keeping New Trees Healthy

Getting new trees off to a strong start is a critical key to a long lived, healthy plant. Since fall is generally the best time to plant, followed closely by spring, this is a good time to talk about a few common issues that are often neglected or overlooked. Read More...

Tree Pruning Begins with Safety

We will soon be approaching the ideal time of year to do corrective pruning on most ornamental shade trees. Please keep the following tips in mind if you do your own tree care.
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Protecting Your Young Tree Investment

We need to continue to plant young trees with the assumption that some of our older trees will be failing soon as a result of the drought of 2011-2015. While a October would have been better, there is still time to plant trees this in November, if you do it soon.
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Planting Trees in Heavy Clay Soil

With fall tree-planting season fast approaching, the time is right to talk about dealing with a common problem the majority of us in Payne County face; heavy clay soils. Read More...

Protecting Newly Planted Trees

Even though the drought of 2011-2015 is on its way to being a rarely mentioned historical event, our trees are still suffering the consequences and we will likely continue to lose more than normal over the next several years. We need to continue to plant young trees with the assumption that some of our older trees will be failing soon. Read More...

Growing Fruit and Nut Trees from Seed

As pecan harvest begins, people are asking if they can plant pecans from a favorite tree that will produce the same nuts as the tree grows? We occasionally get the same question about fruit trees. The short answer is probably not. Hopefully this will help explain why: Read More...

Horticulture Tips for November

As November arrives, consider the following landscape and gardening tips: Read More...
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