Spring and summer come and go, and one may look at their landscape with despair since they never accomplished what they intended with the tree care. However, fall is the best time of giving the trees extra tender, loving and care as well as preparing them for the coming winter which usually takes five or six months. Winter can be hard for both the delicious and the evergreen plants. The tree center also offers insightful information on the best trees for each season and purpose.
the following are few activities which help in paying high dividends for creating structurally sound and more vigorous trees:
Trees Care Tips You Should Know
Identifying all risks:
You should make a list of your trees’ potential health issues and needs. This is an active way of approaching plant health care before any problem has risen. It also helps individuals in prioritizing their activities. Understanding and knowing one’s limits with tree care and pruning. Consult with a qualified arborist who can identify as well as manage the needs for mature and large trees.
A four-to-six inch layer of organic wood chip mulch should be spread around the base of the trees. The mulch should then be taken to the edge of the drip line of smaller trees or as far as one can from the larger trees. If the soil is poorly drained or if they are compacted, it should be aerated. However, one should always be careful enough not to get close to the tree and damage their roots.
Removing declined and damaged twigs and branches using a proper pruning tool helps in keeping lateral branches healthy. One should always use a paper tree wrap on recently planted and young trees which have not developed protective bark. Tree guards or the tree tubes should be used in protecting young trees from animal and mechanical damage.
During the dry winter and fall season, watering is crucial, particularly for newly established or planted trees. They say water is life so the life of your plants rely heavily on the amount of water you provide to them.
Fertilizer should not be applied unless the soil has a known nutrient deficiency. Using fertilizers to trees unnecessary may harm the trees by promoting vegetative growth which attracts insects. Yard debris and leaves are the necessary component of the living soil and also excellent sources of nutrients, reuse, recycle and re-purpose by using them for double grinding, mulching or filling up the manure heap.