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26 Oct 2009

Managing Drought Stress in Your Trees

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The Houston area is known for hot, humid summers, which cause stress not only to people, but also to the environment. This year, there has been markedly less rainfall than usual, which has produced drought conditions. Although your lawn may show more obvious signs of drought stress, your trees may also be quietly suffering.

Listed below are some of the common signs of stress that may be exhibited by trees:

1. Leaves which are wilting, curling and/or yellowing

2. Leaves may be smaller or drop prematurely

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24 Sep 2009

Are Your Pines Protected?

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Southern Pine Beetle Alert!

Many Houston area pine trees are being attacked by Pine Beetles. LMC's trained and ISA Certified Arborists can provide a comprehensive plan to help protect your trees from damaging Pine Beetle infestation. We not only provide free estimates for the removal of damaged trees, we can also help you determine the proper course of action to maintain and protect your trees to ensure their health and beauty for years to come.

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24 Sep 2009

Fertilization Special

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Call today for our Fall Tree and Shrub Fertilization Special! Fertilizing your trees and shrubs in the fall with our slow-release blend will help strengthen their root systems, as well as provide a beautiful flush of new growth in the spring.

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24 Jul 2009

Embark Celebrates Employee Achievements at Spring Celebration

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Each year Embark is dedicated to thanking the Embark employees for contributing to their development and maintaining an excellent safety record. On May 22nd of this year, Embark hosted a Spring Celebration to celebrate these accomplishments.

The Celebration included a luncheon, an awards presentation and a heartfelt thank you from Jeff Schroeder to all the employees regarding safety and quality. Jeff defined quality to the group as the following:

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22 Jul 2009

Are Webworms Making a Meal of Your Pecan Trees?

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LMC offers a full-service Plant Health Care program to help protect your trees and shrubs from pests and disease.

Through mid to late summer, you may see webworms infesting a number of trees, but they love pecans!

LMC can help with an effective, organic treatment of Bacillus thuringiensis, Bt. Treating their webs with Bt is the safest way to rid your trees of this nuisance.

Call today for a free Plant Health Care evaluation!

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22 Jul 2009

Come On In!

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Entryways serve an important purpose in the landscape. Ideally, they invite visitors to your home. If your entryway is less than welcoming, here are some quick tips for improving its appeal:

Refinish or repaint the front door and add a door knocker or door knob hardware;Make sure your front porch is free of clutter and repair damage, if necessary;Decorate your porch with containers or hanging plants;Include color beds on either side of the entry way to draw visitors in and improve the view from the street;Make sure the walkway to the front door is well lit at night.

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21 Jul 2009

Managing Drought Stress in Your Trees

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The Houston area is known for hot, dry weather and this summer is shaping up to be no exception. While your lawn may provide more obvious signs of drought stress, your trees may also be quietly suffering. Here are a few signs to look for and what you can do to help:

Signs of drought stress in your trees may appear quickly or gradually (over a period of years) and may include:

1. Leaves which are wilting, curling, yellowing

2. Deciduous leaves may turn brown on the edges or between the veins

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03 Jun 2009

Handling Damaged Trees With Care

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For much of Houston's urban forest, spring 2009 will be a much needed rebirth following the damage left behind by Hurricane Ike. In contrast to the blossoming green hue, however, are the reminders of those destructive winds. Many homeowners and property managers are just now finding evidence of damage as portions of their trees' canopies fail to emerge with new growth.

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