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THE CREPE MYRTLE

Posted on: June 4th, 2018 by tr33sbyjake

THE CREPE MYRTLE Summer is almost here and that means that crepe myrtles are almost in full bloom!  Crepe myrtles are ubiquitous in yards across the south and are known for their vibrant color and ability to ensure hot, humid weather.  They are often referred to as the “lilac of the south.” ATTRIBUTES Crepe myrtles […]


TREES THAT ARE DANGEROUS TO PETS

Posted on: May 21st, 2018 by tr33sbyjake

TREES THAT ARE DANGEROUS TO PETS Summer is just around the corner.  It’s a time of year when people, and pets, spend more time outside. There is nothing like relaxing on the back porch listening to the hum of the cicadas, but if you have certain types of trees on your property, you should be […]


THE EASTERN REDBUD

Posted on: May 7th, 2018 by tr33sbyjake

THE EASTERN REDBUD HOW IT BECAME THE OKLAHOMA STATE TREE Oklahoma has a colorful history when it comes to selecting state symbols and the state tree is no different.  The Oklahoma Redbud War of the 1930s began when Oklahoma City resident Marmie Lee Brown wrote a letter to the governor suggesting that the Eastern Redbud […]


CODOMINANT STEMS

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 by tr33sbyjake

CODOMINANT STEMS The term “codominant stems” is used to describe two or more stems that emerge from the same location on the main trunk of a tree.  The stems are similar in size and neither one is dominant.  Codominant stems can be hazardous and often times require removal. PROBLEMS WITH CODOMINANT STEMS Trees with codominant […]


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