Building Roots – Episodes – Season One

Common Diseases for Cypress Trees and How We Treat Them

Common Diseases for Cypress Trees and How We Treat Them

Join us as we delve into the world of canker diseases affecting cypress trees. In this informative video, we explore the specific challenges faced by Leyland and Italian cypress trees, shedding light on the causes, symptoms, and best practices for prevention. Our expert discusses how drought stress plays a significant role in the…

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What Are Common Diseases In North Texas?

Common Tree Diseases: In this informative video, we delve into the world of seasonal plant diseases and how they affect various trees and shrubs. Our ISA Certified Arborist expert, Wes Rivers, provides valuable insights into the occurrence, symptoms, and management of prevalent diseases that emerge throughout the year. Starting with Entomosporium leaf spot, commonly found…

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Summer Insect Pests to Look Out For

Summer Insects: In this informative video, join Emmett and Wes Rivers as they discuss common tree pests that can wreak havoc on your trees during the summer months. Discover valuable insights on bagworms, wood borers, and spider mites, and learn effective pest management strategies to protect your trees and maintain their health. Emmett shares his…

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When is the Best Time to Consider a Growth Regulator for Your Landscape?

Growth Regulator: In this episode of the Building Roots podcast with TreeNewal, host Wes is joined by Emmett Munich from ArborJet to discuss the fascinating topic of growth regulators, focusing on Paclobutrazol. Emmett explains how growth regulators work and their role in plant management. Unlike other plant healthcare methods that affect the external…

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The Great Texas Freeze

ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers sits down with Kimberlee Peterson to discuss the ‘great Texas freeze’. In recent years, we have witnessed a series of extreme weather events that have taken a toll on our trees. From severe winter storms to prolonged periods of drought and heavy rain, these conditions have led to significant environmental…

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Root Rot Unraveled: Causes, Symptoms, and Solutions

In this informative conversation between Wesley Rivers and Cory Herpel, both ISA certified arborists from TreeNewal, they delve into the critical topic of root rot and its impact on urban trees. They begin by explaining that root rot is often a hidden problem, affecting trees long before visible symptoms emerge. Root rot is primarily…

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How to Identify Oak Wilt in North Texas

In this insightful video, join Wes Rivers with TreeNewal as he teams up with Kimberlee Peterson to delve into the crucial topic of oak wilt in North Texas. They discuss the prevalence of oak wilt in various regions, especially in central Texas and the Dallas and Tarrant County areas. Homeowners and property owners…

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Got a Healthcare IT Renovation Project? We Have a DIY Book for You!
May 20, 2024

Given the rise of digital transformation demands and the persistent challenges of cybersecurity, a healthcare IT renovation project can be pivotal as industry leaders actively seek guidance on navigating these complex waters. Why now? What makes the current landscape ripe for a Healthcare IT Renovation Project, and how does one tackle such a monumental…

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Retail Marketing Gamification Experts Talk
Retail Marketing Gamification is the Battleground for Customer Loyalty and Attention. How Do Retailers Win?
May 17, 2024

Retail marketing is undergoing a transformation driven by the experience economy, pushing brands to innovate with engaging and interactive customer experiences. Gamification is at the forefront of this movement, offering a dynamic way to enhance customer loyalty and drive revenue. As brands explore unique loyalty programs, immersive on-site marketing, and in-store pop-up experiences, the question…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Preserving Tree Health During Construction Tips for Residential and Commercial Projects
July 28, 2023

Preserving Urban Tree Health Join Wesley and Corey, arborists from TreeNewal, as they discuss the critical topic of preserving urban tree health. In this informative video, they emphasize the importance of pre-construction planning and collaboration between contractors, homeowners, and arborists to ensure the survival and health of trees in urban environments. Discover valuable insights into…

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Best Practices for Managing Common Tree Diseases in DFW
July 27, 2023

In this informative video, join Wesley and Corey Herpel, an ISA certified arborist from TreeNewal, as they delve into the topic of disease management for trees. They discuss common diseases in the DFW area, including root rot and oak wilt, and shed light on their causes, symptoms, and potential treatment options. Corey emphasizes the importance…

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What Causes Urban Stress?
July 26, 2023

In this informative video, Wes Rivers and James Allen from TreeNewal engage in an enlightening discussion about urban tree stress. They delve into the common problems affecting trees in urban areas, such as DFW. They discuss topics including issues related to soil quality, heat stress, water scarcity, and the detrimental effects of construction activities….

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Combatting Urban Tree Stress: Steps to Restore Health and Vitality
July 21, 2023

In This Video Wesley and James from TreeNewal discuss the major causes of urban tree stress and provide practical solutions to alleviate these issues. They emphasize the importance of proactive measures to ensure the health and vitality of trees in urban environments. The experts delve into the concept of soil conditioning, highlighting how the addition…

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Optimizing Tree Selection for New Developments in North Texas
May 23, 2023

Importance Of Tree Selection And Planting Argyle Councilman Ron Schmidt joins the latest installment of Building Roots by TreeNewal. Host Wes Rivers sheds light on the importance of tree selection and planting in Argyle, and its impact on creating sustainable community development. Rivers and Schmidt discuss how it’s extremely important to consider several factors…

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Understanding the Role of Tree Education in Tree Preservation
May 9, 2023

On this installment of Building Roots by TreeNewal, host Wes Rivers sits down with newly elected Councilman Ron Schmidt from the town of Argyle to talk about their role in tree education and preservation in the community. Argyle has created a tree committee, revised ordinances, and implemented Arbor Day to emphasize the importance of trees….

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The Strength of Cooperation: How Municipalities and Arborists Can Work Together
April 24, 2023

Municipalities and Arborists In this episode of Building Roots, Wesley Rivers sits down with Ron Schmidt, councilman for the City of Argyle, to discuss municipalities and arborists can work together to preserve tree canopy amidst development and growth. With 31% of the area covered by trees, Argyle is a small town with a big heart…

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The Most Common Questions Customers Have for Arborists
April 17, 2023

On this episode of Building Roots, ISA Certified Arborists James Allen and Cory Herpel welcome listeners to delve into the world of tree maintenance with two certified arborists. The duo discuss the most common questions they receive: when to prune trees, when to fertilize trees, and why professional arborists should be hired instead of landscapers….

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Making Your Trees Sustainable: Strategies and Tips
April 10, 2023

Making Your Trees Sustainable On this episode of Building Roots, host Wes Rivers is joined by James Allen, an ISA Certified Arborist with TreeNewal, to discuss making your trees sustainable in any landscape. Whether it’s a homeowner’s backyard or a large HOA property, proper irrigation, regular assessments by certified arborists, and a few other…

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