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Remembering Loved Ones

Remembering Loved Ones

By on 11 June, 2015 in Carole King, Outdoors with 0 Comments

This time of year there are lots of rites-of-passage events happening: graduations, weddings, Father’s Day, and Mother’s Day. Our mailboxes are full of invitations and announcements. But trying to come up with the “perfect” gift can be difficult and stressful. Montgomery Trees has initiated one of the kindest ways to commemorate someone special through its […]

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Neighborhood Heroes

Neighborhood Heroes

One of my fellow agents on July 4th sent me a copy of the Declaration of Independence, which I had not read in a long, long time. And apparently I had never before read — really read — the final sentence: And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection […]

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Our Tree

Our Tree

Living in Midtown means living in the shadows of the enormous trees in the yards of the  historic homes. We’ve got pines, magnolias, various species of oak, and lots of others that would be obvious to those more well-versed in arboriculture than myself. For virtually every day out of the year, this brings with it […]

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Tree Growth Regulators

Tree Growth Regulators

When we returned from a recent business trip, we found a note hanging on our doorknob informing us that something called a “tree growth regulator (TGR)” was going to be applied to the beautiful live oaks in our front yard. The note, left by something called Edko Vegetation Managers, explained: A tree growth regulator (TGR) […]

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Sources of Sounds of Silence

Sources of Sounds of Silence

By on 13 October, 2010 in City services, Mark Montoya with 0 Comments

Can anyone tell me how much unwanted noise we have to hear in a day? I have become so accustomed to traffic noise, appliances, television and so forth, that I just recently learned how rare it is to hear nothing. On Sunday,  silence awakened me. As I awoke, all I could hear was the occasional […]

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