Oak Galls–“Curiouser and curiouser!”

Oak Galls—“Curiouser and curiouser!” By Bill SeamanLike Lewis Carroll’s character, Alice, I too “quite forgot how to speak good English” when first researching the strange world of plant galls.  The … [Read more...]

The History of Reverchon Park and the Iris Bowl

Dallas’ Reverchon Park and Iris Bowl History By Steve Houser Website Editor's Note:  This article was written by Steve Houser for the July/August 2013 issue of IRISES-The Bulletin of the … [Read more...]

Tree Climbers to Gather in Plano for 2013 Texas Tree Climbing Championship

Every spring, since 1990, Texas tree climbers from throughout the state have gathered to display their climbing and safety skills and determine who the year’s Texas tree climbing champion is.  This … [Read more...]

Tree Species Profiles – Bur Oak

Tree Species Profiles—Top Rated Shade TreesBur Oak, Quercus macrocarpaBy Steve HouserWhen French botanist André Michaux (1746-1802) garnered the botanical naming rights for bur oaks, he went for the … [Read more...]

Dallas Mavericks Team with Arborilogical Services and Volunteers to Establish “Trees for Threes”

 Late in the summer of 2009, the Dallas Mavericks organization chose to participate in the recently announced NBA Green Week.  In doing so, the Mavs contacted Steve Houser, president of Arborilogical … [Read more...]