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05 Feb 2016
The Healing Benefits Of A Beautiful Property

The Healing Benefits Of A Beautiful Property

Houston is known throughout the globe for our world-renowned hospitals, cutting-edge medical research, exceptional clinics, and some of the best treatment facilities available. However, researchers across the world are finding that effective, world-class medical treatment doesn't just include what happens inside a hospital, but what's outside as well.

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29 Jan 2016
Understanding the Three Types of Commercial Landscape Lighting

Understanding the Three Types of Commercial Landscape Lighting

Commercial property owners often look for new ways to improve their outdoor space and draw positive attention to both their business and landscape features. Landscape lighting is an effective way to add both security and elegance to a commercial property, but property owners should first understand the many options and functions available in the landscape lighting market.

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18 Jan 2016
Brighten Your Parking Lot Islands With These Native Trees

Brighten Your Parking Lot Islands With These Native Trees

Although a commercial property can offer stunning landscape gardens, lush grass, and healthy and majestic shade trees, the one area of commercial properties most overlooked are the parking lot and garage areas. Just because these sections of the commercial property do not have much space to offer landscape amenities doesn't mean they have to look bare and unappealing. In today's blog post, we'll highlight three native flowering trees that can brighten the look of parking lot islands and the greenspace bordering parking garages.

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15 Jan 2016
Three Ways To Reduce Soil Erosion on Your Commercial Property

Three Ways To Reduce Soil Erosion on Your Commercial Property

Nothing attracts customers and welcomes employees more than a stunning commercial landscape and health shade trees. However, a commercial property will only thrive and remain healthy if there is nutrient-rich topsoil to nourish grass, plants, and trees. When soil is removed from the property due to high winds or water runoff, it can leave the soil depleted and make plants, grass, and trees more vulnerable to diseases and death.

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08 Jan 2016
The Importance of Knowing How and When To Water

The Importance of Knowing How and When To Water

Water is a vital part of our own health, and also the health of our lawns, gardens, and trees. Although there are studies and recommendations regarding our own personal daily water consumption, there can be confusion about how much water commercial properties, gardens, and trees actually need. Some of the watering confusion stems from differences in grass, plants, tree species, as well as which region or zone your commercial property is located.

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24 Dec 2015
How To Reduce Slips and Falls On Your Commercial Site

How To Reduce Slips and Falls On Your Commercial Site

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Commercial properties can offer beautiful amenities and lush landscaping, but they may also have areas of the property where trips and falls are more likely to occur. Businesses could face liability issues if their commercial property causes trips and falls for employees, customers, and visitors. In today's blog post, we'll look at three ways commercial properties can help reduce slips and falls on your commercial property, apartment complex, or industrial site.

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18 Dec 2015
Three Factors That Impact Commercial Landscape Maintenance Costs

Three Factors That Impact Commercial Landscape Maintenance Costs

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Commercial property owners and managers depend on regular landscape and tree care maintenance to protect the health, value, and beauty of their property. However, soliciting bids for commercial landscape and tree maintenance can result in widely varying estimates for services. In today's blog post, we look at three factors that impact commercial landscape maintenance estimates and final costs.

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11 Dec 2015
How Much Are My Trees Really Worth?

How Much Are My Trees Really Worth?

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Although many property owners have a general idea that trees add value to a property, few owners understand just how valuable healthy shade trees can be on a residential or commercial property. In addition to offering an aesthetic benefit to properties, tree can provide a financial value to property owners that pay both immediate and long-term dividends. Today's blog post will look at how much trees can really be worth and what types of benefits they offer residential and commercial property owners.

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04 Dec 2015
Does My Property Have Bad Soil?

Does My Property Have Bad Soil?

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Every commercial property owner wants a nice, lush lawn with beautiful trees, but many forget that an attractive and stable property begins with healthy soil. Soil is the life source for the vital nutrients and minerals lawns and trees need for robust, healthy growth throughout the seasons. When soil is no longer healthy, tree root systems and lawns begin to suffer and may likely die, costing property owners the loss of beautiful property as well as high replacement costs.

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27 Nov 2015
How Do I Protect My Property During Winter?

How Do I Protect My Property During Winter?

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Winter can be one of the harshest seasons for the life of a tree or plant, even in Houston where our winters are relatively mild. Strong winds, heavy winter thunderstorms, and occasional icy precipitation can wreak havoc on plant and tree health, as well as property values and aesthetics. However, with a few proactive steps property owners can protect trees, plants, and even irrigation systems from damages. In today's blog post, we'll highlight three ways residential and commercial property owners can better protect their property during the winter season in Houston.

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