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Why Do Tree Diseases Occur?

Why Do Tree Diseases Occur?

In this informative video, we dive into the fascinating world of disease management in landscaping and explore the crucial role of environmental factors. Join our knowledgeable experts TreeNewal’s Wes Rivers and ArborJet’s Emmett Muennink as they discuss the disease triangle concept, which highlights the interplay between plant hosts, pathogens, and favorable environmental conditions…

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What Does Powdery Mildew Look Like?

In this informative video, we delve into the common issues that can plague crape myrtle plants: crape myrtle bark scales and powdery mildew. Join us as we explore the signs to watch out for. Learn effective strategies to tackle these problems. Ensure your crape myrtle thrives and maintains its stunning appearance. Our expert…

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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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Why Regular Inspection Is Vital

In this informative video, ISA Certified Arborists Wes Rivers and Cory Herpel discuss the importance of conducting health checkups for trees during the winter season, just like we do for ourselves. Trees may not be actively growing during this time, but they can still get sick and face hidden issues that require proactive attention….

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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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Skip the Sprinklers: The Benefits of Spring Rain for Your Landscape

Skip the sprinklers: In this informative video, ISA Certified Arborists Wes Rivers and Cory Herpel share valuable insights on spring irrigation practices to ensure the health of your trees and plants. As the weather warms up, many people rush to turn on their sprinklers, but Cory cautions against this common mistake. He explains…

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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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Breaking the Cycle and Inspiring Others
July 23, 2024

Nowadays, the traditional path to education is being questioned more than ever and there are numerous stories that provide a beacon of hope for those considering alternative routes. As the number of adults without a high school diploma reaches nearly 22 million in the United States, the importance of understanding and embracing non-traditional education…

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Approaching Safety and Regulatory Compliance with Intent and Purpose
July 23, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Carrie Mockler, the Vice President of Operations at PublicSchoolWORKS, a Raptor Technologies company. PublicSchoolWORKS is a fully automated, all-in-one learning management system for online training for school staff and a comprehensive risk management program. Key Takeaways: •…

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The Power of Self-Compassion in Leadership and Cognitive Diversity Can Transform Workplaces
July 23, 2024

Mental health and a sense of belonging are critical issues in today’s workplaces. So much that it is essential to practice self-compassion and form a better understanding of cognitive diversity. Leaders today must navigate the complexities of fostering connection and reducing isolation among their teams. Recent studies indicate that 40 percent of employees feel…

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Passion, Nature, and Fine Art Photography with Knox Kronenberg
July 23, 2024

In the ever-evolving world of fine art photography, capturing the intersection of the old and the new is both a challenge and an art form in itself. Knox Kronenberg, a prominent photographer based in Austin, Texas, embodies this intersection through his work, which uniquely blends historical elements with modern contexts. As technology advances and…

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Mastering Irrigation for Post Oaks’ Vitality
October 22, 2023

Welcome to this insightful video where ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers addresses a common question: how should I irrigate my post oak trees? Many people have irrigation systems installed in their landscapes, but these systems are typically designed to water the grass, shrubs, and shallow-rooted species around the yard. However, post oaks require a different…

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Saving Your Trees: Signs of Dying Trees
October 22, 2023

Indications of Dying Trees: ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers guides us through the fascinating signs that trees exhibit when they are experiencing stress and need our attention and care. As we venture up into the tree canopy, a vital indicator comes to light—a subtle but noticeable thinning of the foliage, with blue skies peeking…

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Taking Down Mistletoe: Preserving Tree Vitality and Strength
October 22, 2023

In this highly educational and insightful video, expert arborists Wes Rivers and Cory Herpel delve into the intriguing world of mistletoe and its impact on trees during the winter season. As the trees shed their leaves, they reveal a telltale sign – green growth inside the canopy, which could indicate the presence of mistletoe….

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Rubbing Limbs and Trimming: Essential Techniques for Tree Care and Maintenance
October 20, 2023

Rubbing Limbs: In this informative video, ISA Certifed Arborist Wes Rivers delves into the intricate world of trees and the potential hazards of rubbing limbs. As we explore a specific scenario involving a small elm tree and a larger post oak tree, we uncover how seemingly harmless interactions between branches. It can result in…

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Post Oaks: Managing Stress for Healthy Growth
October 19, 2023

In this enlightening video, ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers delves into the world of trees and their remarkable ability to communicate their well-being to us. Wes observes and deciphers the signs of stress exhibited by trees. As the camera pans up through the canopy, we’re greeted by an unexpected sight—patches of blue sky…

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The Power Of TNP On Established Trees
October 19, 2023

TNP: In this insightful video, ISA Certified Arborist James Allen delves into an environment brimming with potential for a groundbreaking process. The surroundings are marked by diverse environments. One stands out as an ideal candidate for the innovative TreeNewal Process (TNP), owing to its distinct soil conditions and environmental factors. The scene unfolds…

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The Latest Tree Heat Stress Scenario in DFW: A Comprehensive Update
October 18, 2023

A Comprehensive Update: In this vividly described scene, ISA Certified Arborist Cory Herpel takes us on a drive through the DFW area, where the landscape is marked by signs of extreme stress. The environment is dominated by a bleak palette of browns and crisped foliage. Cory points out the distressing sight of dead trees…

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The Dangers of High Dirt Surround
October 18, 2023

High Dirt Surround: In this informative video, ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers delves into the common practices of the landscape industry regarding tree planting and their potential drawbacks. The video sheds light on the adverse effects of high dirt surrounds, emphasizing how they can impact the overall health of trees. Through a detailed…

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Removing Smaller Trees For Larger Trees’ Sake
October 18, 2023

Removing Smaller Trees: ISA Certified Arborist James Allen delves into effective tree management strategies within a densely wooded area. James focuses on a cluster of trees surrounding a prominent mature tree. The discussion centers on the necessity of removing smaller trees. The rationale behind this recommendation is rooted in the concept of resource…

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