Good Guys Tree Service Blog

Texas Autumn – Time to Prepare for Winter

2017-10-20T15:47:54+00:00 October 11th, 2017|

  Don't Be Fooled by Pleasant Fall Weather. Winter is Coming Fall is a favorite time of the year for a good number of us here in Texas. Cooler weather, changing colors, football season, and the holidays just around the corner are just a few of the things that come to mind as reasons why

Tree Cabling and Bracing – Ensuring Your Tree Survives a Storm

2017-10-20T15:46:58+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|

While the city of Austin was lucky to avoid the worst of the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, the effects were still felt. One of the most notable examples of this is tree damage. With powerful winds and rains, many of the wonderful trees throughout Austin fell victim to Hurricane Harvey. From countless broken branches

Deep Root Fertilization For Your Trees and or Shrubs

2017-04-17T15:33:03+00:00 April 6th, 2017|

We here at Good Guys Tree Service thrive on honesty and quality customer service. The health of your trees and shrubs are a highly valuable element to your home landscape. Proper trimming and pruning boosts new bud formation and promotes durable upward growth patterns. What many homeowners don’t realize is how beneficial fertilizing is to

Lighting Up Your Trees for the Holidays?

2016-11-29T17:16:01+00:00 November 29th, 2016|

Have Them Pruned Up First If you plan to wrap your trees with Christmas lights this year, be sure to have them pruned prior to wrapping them with lights. It will save time wrapping the lights and your trees will look much cleaner when lit up at night. With the Holidays comes the task of

Be Prepared for Winter Storms This Year

2016-11-29T17:07:45+00:00 November 29th, 2016|

Don't let this happen to you this year... be prepared instead. Being proactive ahead of damaging winter storms by removing weak tree limbs can help prevent potentially dangerous and damaging results. Ice Storms Can Have Devastating Effects on Trees Winter in Central Texas can be hard on your trees. Especially when ice storms weigh down

Tree Care Checklist for Spring – How Prepared are You?

2016-05-09T09:32:09+00:00 May 9th, 2016|

Spring is in the air. The sun is beaming down on us, the days are longer and the nights shorter, we get to enjoy much brighter and warmer weather, and we can finally get to work on our gardens and landscapes. With winter now in the rear view mirror, it is time to get back

Tree Services – Planning Ahead for Early Spring

2016-02-26T10:25:48+00:00 February 26th, 2016|

The presence of trees in your outdoor living space can add an unrivaled sense of natural beauty. To ensure that trees remain both safe and attractive, it is important that you take a lot of care to maintain them throughout each season. This helps to keep the trees under control as they grow, as well

New Year’s Resolutions Your Trees Will Love

2016-01-29T09:49:43+00:00 January 29th, 2016|

Now that we're well into 2016, here's a question for you: Have you made any New Year's resolutions? Most people do – and generally speaking, those resolutions tend to be about staying healthier and making better lifestyle choices. So if you're looking to make some positive changes this year, consider your trees! Believe it or

Winter Tree Maintenance

2014-11-07T11:16:17+00:00 November 7th, 2014|

Our weather patterns are cyclical and therefore somewhat foreseeable. Weather stations and almanacs rely on these foreseeable aspects and build models based on past events....this is where our forecast comes from, the knowledge gained from past experiences from this area. We've been blessed to have milder winters than we all know we could have, but

Fall is for Planting: A Guide for Texas Planting

2014-10-07T10:36:35+00:00 October 7th, 2014|

Most homeowners think spring when thinking about planting trees and other woody shrubs and plants. Trees planted now get a head start on establishing roots before our brutal summers return.   Tree roots (as well as other larger plants) grow above 40 degrees. In mild winters, roots gain strength they need to deal with our particularly