Stained Palm Tree

Last spring, we watched as palm trees around Baton Rouge and New Orleans were showing the effects of hard freeze conditions. At the time, we recommended that tree owners either have their trees inspected immediately, or choose the option of sitting tight and seeing whether or not their trees recovered before removing them. Now that

It seems like just yesterday we were dealing with arctic freezes in southern Louisiana. And somehow, it’s now August and we’re thinking about hurricane prep. In recent months, the news has reported several instances of people being injured by falling trees. Now, people are starting to wonder if this year’s crazy weather means more tree

Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were all dealing with south Louisiana snow? And then all of a sudden, the pollen is everywhere and green is sprouting all around. Time to assess the damage from the cold snaps and start treating our trees for the spring. Here are the 3 most important issues to address

It’s been a cold winter… by south Louisiana standards. We’ve had several bouts of long, hard freezes and the extreme cold is taking a severe toll on our local palm tree population. As people venture outside, they’re seeing their palms with brown fronts and droopy spears. That is prompting a lot of questions about whether

Happy Holidays! Bayou Tree Service will be closed from December 23rd through January 1st Our whole team will be enjoying the season with their loved ones after all their hard work this year. We’ll be back January 2nd with our regular hours. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

Everywhere we look, ornamental trees are under attack here in southern Louisiana. It’s quite concerning to say the least. Over the last five years, we have witnessed the large majority of our prized Canary palms dying in the New Orleans Mid-City area from Texas Palm Decline. Then this summer, we noticed that Crepe myrtles are

At Bayou Tree Service, we are often contacted by concerned tree owners when they notice something different or “off” about their trees. That’s where regular tree maintenance comes in! One of the most common trees that we get questions about this time of year are actually Crepe Myrtles!  Crepe Myrtles are among the most popular

It’s June here in southern Louisiana and most of us know the drill. ✓ Listen to hurricane gurus guess wrong about the number of storms. ✓ Check battery stockpiles. ✓ Grab some extra nonperishable food & water supplies. ✓ Put your hands on important documents…insurance, wills, photographs, etc. ✓ Get extra gas in the spare cans for the generator. ✓ Inspect

If you drive around metro New Orleans or Baton Rouge, or if you have palm trees in your yard, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed our local palm trees don’t look so hot.Their leaves (or frond as we call them) are brown and droopy. Their crowns are often flat seem to have no life.That’s because

Living in southern Louisiana is truly a gift. Mild winters. Red beans on Mondays. The Saints. LSU.But sometimes living here is frustrating. Hurricanes. Tropical heat. Termites.This time of year termites are EVERYWHERE in southern Louisiana! They’re swarming around lights at night. Splattering on your windshield during the day. Getting whisked out of your pool in