Tag Archive for: Tree Care

What To Do If a Tree Falls on Your Powerlines During Central Texas Storms

Severe storms and high winds in Central Texas can wreak havoc, often causing trees to fall on power lines. Understanding how to handle such situations is crucial for your safety. Here’s what you should do if a tree falls on your powerlines.   Know Your Powerline Locations Before storm season hits, familiarize yourself with the […]

Your Guide to Protecting Trees During Construction

In the dynamic landscape of Central Texas, construction projects, big or small, can pose significant risks to your trees. Wilder Tree Company emphasizes the importance of including tree protection in your construction planning. Here are steps you can take to safeguard your trees from construction-related damage.   Understanding How Construction Affects Trees Construction can harm […]

Prepare Your Trees for a Ice Storm

The 2024 Farmers Almanac warns: the hot dry summer we’ve had means a cold wet winter. If we are facing another freeze like we had in ‘21 & ‘23, how can you prepare your trees to withstand an ice storm?   Last February we saw first hand the level of destruction these storms can bring. Our […]

Drought Stress and Trees, How Much to Water?

As we approach the zenith of summer in Austin, the data is clear: 27 out of the past 30 days have subjected us to temperatures at or above 100 degrees, with no end in sight and trees need watering. In periods of drought with water restrictions, increased wildfire risk, and no rain in the forecast, […]

Why Are There Holes In My Tree And Will it Survive?

Think to yourself, how often do you notice a hole in a tree on your property? Many tree owners probably notice tree holes. Shocking right? Like many tree owners, you may feel that the things that you are noticing may be concerning. Several trees may develop hollows (also known as holes) due to natural events […]

7 Reasons You Need More Trees in Your Yard

Trees not only generate oxygen but also perform a variety of other functions, which is why tree planting is important. They’re like huge, sticky sponges that absorb CO2 from the air and draw water down into the ground. Their vast root systems allow trees in forests to communicate hundreds of miles apart, and they provide […]

Why You Should Hire a Professional for Tree Care

Quality Tree Care Service with Professional Touch Think twice before taking on tree care alone. Trees require an insane amount of routine maintenance during the year. You may be noticing as months go by that the sunlight just isn’t reaching the places in your backyard as they normally do. You notice that the limbs are […]

Beginners Guide to Spotting a Dying or Dead Tree 

Spotting a dying tree or one that is already dead can be a very tricky and challenging thing. many people think that the signs may be super obvious but let’s shed light on some of the challenges that you may face. Because removal should always be the last resort, there are many things that you […]

What Are The Benefits of Shade Trees & Why Are They Important

We all know that nature is beautiful and oftentimes soothing. But most people don’t realize that shade trees show off the beauty of nature the best.

How to Tell If a Tree Is Sick: Signs and Solutions

Have you thought to yourself, What does a tree look like when it gets sick? Is this an actual thing? Well Friend, It sure is a thing. Trees are a lot like low-maintenance animals. Trees live fifty to hundreds of years and most people don’t think about a tree’s overall health once they have matured into the beauties that they are. There are a ton of things that can make trees sick just like there are plenty of things that cause us, humans, to become sick.