Posts Tagged ‘tubex’
Tree Tube Lessons – A tree rises from the grave
Tree Tube Lessons - A tree rises from the grave

I was out yesterday checking my dove field and while walking the field edge I was also checking on a line of trees that are in tree tubes that I performed some spring maintenance on May 26th, 2013.  All the trees were doing great and were covered with bright green new flushes of growth, but [...]

Glow in the Dark Tree Tubes
Glow in the Dark Tree Tubes

So yes, I am a total tree tube dork.  I love all things tree tubes and I almost came out of my chair when I stumbled upon these pictures taken by a gentlemen named Jeremy Jordan in Whiteley England.  I contacted Jeremy and he graciously sent me his pictures showing the sun setting and the [...]

You can recycle your tree tubes for a second use

Most companies would think we are crazy for even suggesting and even crazier for showing you how to get up to two uses out of our products, but we here at Tree Protection Supply firmly believe in making your dollar go further and our customers getting the most use out of their tree tubes.  Technically [...]

Which end is up on my tree tubes??

We do get calls from customers asking which end is up on my tree tubes??  Please see our answer below and hopefully this will assist you in your planting project.  Its understandable that if you have never installed a tree tube, then how would one know? &nbsp

Tree Tubes for Eagle Scout Project
Tree Tubes for Eagle Scout Project

Tree Protection Supply recently supplied 400 Tubex tree tubes and pvc stakes for an Eagle Project in Ridgefield Park, NJ for Nicholas Gerken.  Both partners here at TPS are eagle scouts and we are pleased to see young men still striving to gain such an honorable award and especially by improving their community through planting trees [...]

Deer browsing the tops of your trees? We can fix that.

I would like to introduce our new product that can take any tube height and increase it by 2 feet.  The Tubextender is easily installed on any tree tube with a pvc stake in less than a minute and will ultimately allow for you to keep those trees growing upward with all its energy.  Once [...]

Tree Tube Height – Why we choose the height that we do

I take a lot of phone calls asking what height of tree tube should someone use and I have always advised that you buy the height of the tube based on what you are trying to protect the planting from causing harm. This primarily relates to deer and we always classify it as either low [...]

Verbing A Word

Certain nouns or names become so well known and popular they get turned into verbs in common usage.  One such word is Tubex, as in Tubex Tree Tubes. A great product for protecting seedling trees from deer browse and other damage has become, in the minds of many professional foresters, a verb for protecting their [...]

Tree Tubes + PVC Stake + Acorns = Trees

Fall is officially upon us and the ever recognizable sound of acorns falling and pinging off metal roofs and car hoods can be heard throughout the neighborhoods.  Everyone is familiar with acorns dropping each year, but most don’t think much beyond seeing them sitting there on the ground.  Every acorn represents a potential new oak [...]

Growth from Pruning

Here is the second installment of our informational series of videos clearly showing the benefits of pruning your planting stock at the time of planting.  Our previous video showed how excess growth, tree tube crowding, leaf shade out, and low CO2 transfer could hamper the all around performance of a tree when it is not [...]

Tubex Quality at Tree Protection Supply pricing!

When it comes to treeshelters, the Tubex name has long been the “gold standard” for quality & ease of installation. Unfortunately, in the US market the Tubex name has also been synonymous with “expensive,” leaving tree planters working on a budget (and what tree planter isn’t working on a budget?) to look for tubes that [...]

Our Newest Product!

Tree Protection Supply is the only United States source and lowest price for the Tubex Combitube!!!!! Tree Protection Supply prides itself in providing the newest, most innovative treeshelter products on the market today. Since Tubex treeshelters are already the best selling tube for the rest of the world, why shouldn’t we in the US not [...]

Our new blog!

Tree Protection Supply has moved our blog to coincide with our website www.treeprotectionsupply.com.  Here we plan to discuss the differences between tree tubes, tree shelters, treeshelters, grow tubes, or what ever you want to call them.  The bottom line is there is way more technical reasons behind the design of each one, different prices, etc [...]