Tag Archive: Tree

Apr 24 2012

Master gardeners meeting slated

 The Gregg County Master Gardeners, “Learn at Lunch” program, will be Wednesday, May 9.  Daniel Duncum, with the Texas Forest Service, will present a power presentation on identifying trees.  Following his program, there will be time for questions.  The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. Marshall in Longview, noon …

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Apr 24 2012

Pine Tree to celebrate Arbor Day

Pine Tree ISD is proud to host the annual Arbor Day Event sponsored by Keep Longview Beautiful, with a tree planting in the Pine Tree Primary School playground on Friday, April 27, 2012.  The public is invited to attend.  Arbor Day is a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care …

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Feb 21 2012

Drought: Millions of shade trees dead

By Hugh Soape An estimated 5.6 million trees that once shaded homes, streets and parks in communities across Texas now are dead as a result of last year’s unrelenting drought.  The finding comes from a study conducted by Texas Forest Service urban foresters, who spent the last month surveying tree mortality in cities and towns …

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Dec 21 2011

Recyle your Christmas tree

Rather than send trees to the landfill after the holiday, the City of Longview encourages residents to give their real Christmas trees new purpose as compost or fish habitats. Residents may drop off Christmas trees at three locations from Monday, December 26 through Friday, January 8. The drop-off locations are McWhorter Park, 1000 Toler Road; …

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Jul 13 2011

Living green when everything is turning brown: tips to help your trees survive a drought

By Holly Huffman You’ve listened to the experts, taken classes and done everything from mulching to spraying to soaking to standing on your head. You might have even done a rain dance. And still, your tree — your pride and joy — looks like it might just be on its last leaf. Drought can truly …

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Jul 07 2011

Taking care of your landscape trees

By Dennis Smith Trees in home landscapes are large investment.  A healthy tree increases in value with age; paying big dividends, increasing property values, beautifying our surroundings, purifying our air, saving energy by providing cooling shade from summer’s heat and protection from winters wind. No doubt the toughest question county agents, foresters and landscape managers …

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Apr 07 2011

Tree planting ceremony kicks off

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Tyler ISD Stewart Middle School cheerleaders, PTA President and Principal joined Mayor Barbara Bass and her team of helpers to kick off the Tyler Initiative Tree Planting ceremony with a cheer.

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Mar 17 2011

City seeking volunteers to help plant trees this Saturday

The City of Tyler and Mayor Barbara Bass are seeking volunteers to help plant more than 300 trees on Tree Tyler Day, Saturday, March 19, 2011. Residents interested in volunteering are asked to meet at Harvey Convention Center, 2000 W. Front St., at 9 a.m. and enjoy free bagels before everyone teams up to plant …

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