1. Can My Tree Be Saved?

    Homeowners love their trees. They provide shade for guests; they provide a space to build a tree fort or a tire swing for the tykes; they make a property picturesque. So, it’s natural to want to save a tree, even if it is damaged in some way. Fortunately, in many cases, with proper tree care, a tree can be saved; even if it has seen better days. But how can you tell whether or not a tree can be …Read More

  2. Caring for Your New Tree

    A newly planted sapling requires special care to ensure that it thrives in its new home. Transplanting a tree can be shocking for the tree. It may lose leaves, its roots will change, and it may be affected by temperature swings and other factors. But with proper care, your tree will have a good chance of survival. That’s why we’re taking a moment today to talk about care that you can take to e…Read More

  3. Our Tree Care Tools

    Here at JRP Services, we’re proud to be your trusted Houston-based tree care experts. We strive to provide efficient, safe tree care services, including tree trimming and stump grinding. When it comes to cutting trees, whether it be a complete tree felling or simply a few branches, the tools we use count. We rely on a variety of tools to ensure that your landscape is pristine, your trees are hea…Read More

  4. How We Plant a Sapling

    When it comes to planting a sapling (a young tree), it’s crucial to be prepared and properly plant the tree to ensure that it has the best odds of surviving. Initially, planting a tree can be hard on the health of a tree. Roots are cut, leaves can be lost, and without proper precaution, the tree can be bent, dented, or broken. That’s why we take great care to plant every tree with planning and…Read More

  5. When Is Your Tree a Danger?

    Most of the time, we don’t think of trees as dangerous. After all, they’re about the most docile lifeforms out there. However, trees can cause major damage. Branches can break and fall, impaling cars, shattering windows, collapsing roofs, and injuring people. A dead branch can be a major concern, and a completely dead tree can cause even more damage. Let’s take a look at some of the signs th…Read More

  6. Is It Time to Demolish Your Driveway?

    When is it time to get rid of that old driveway? Well, if your driveway is cracked into more that just a few chunks, it may be time to replace it with a new pour. Take a good examination of your driveway, and ask yourself these questions: Is the driveway badly cracked? Is your driveway bumpy and difficult to drive over? Does your driveway appear eroded? Are the cracks in your driveway several inch…Read More

  7. Great Shade Trees for the Houston Heat Part IV

    As a Texan, you’re used to the sun. You know how to endure the rays of high noon, and you know how to beat the heat. Our list of fast-growing shade trees is here to help you do just that: Escape from the sun. Let’s take a look at our favorite Texas shade trees, as provided by JRP Services, your connection to tree services throughout the Houston area. Sycamore Trees The sycamore is large, and i…Read More

  8. Great Shade Trees for the Houston Heat Part III

    The Texas sun is unrelenting. On hot days, it can leave you overheated, dehydrated, and sunburnt. Fortunately, there are a variety of trees that can keep you from overexposure to the sun. That’s the topic of today’s article, and that’s what we’ve been disgusting in past blogs. Today, to continue the theme of our tree service blog, we’re going to point out a few more tree species you can …Read More

  9. Great Shade Trees for the Houston Heat Part II

    In our previous blog, we began discussing some of the best shade trees that thrive here in Houston. We started our list with a few varieties of elm trees and oak trees. Today, we’re continuing that theme by delving into details surrounding the Walnut, Sissoo, and Loblolly trees of Texas. As your Houston source for tree services, we’re ecstatic to keep our neighbors informed about all things tr…Read More

  10. Make Room for Your New Eco-Friendly Pool

    In places like Houston, where the heat is tangible in the air, it is important to have ways to keep cool--especially during the summer months. What better place to cool down and relax than in a blue and glimmering pool? A pool is almost an essential to beat the heat this summer. But old pools can be an eyesore. What’s more, old pools can also be taxing upon the environment in ways that can be av…Read More