Fall Tree Care

Planting a Tree in the Fall

Planting the Tree in the Fall The perfect time to plant trees and shrubs is throughout the dormant season and in the fall right after leaf drop (which is right now) or early spring prior to budbreak. Climate conditions are cool and permit plants to create roots in the new area just before spring rains or winter snow. Nonetheless, trees planted in the fall and correctly cared for in the nursery or garden center, AND provided the proper care in the course of transport, could be planted throughout the growing season. In tropical and subtropical climates trees develop year round, any time...

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Fall Pruning

Pruning Trees. There is some thing relating to this time of the year that tends to make individuals crave pruning. With fall garden cleanup in complete swing, perhaps it is all of the raking and mulching which has individuals going crazy with the shears and chain saws. But before you begin hacking at your trees and bushes, take a tip from a certified Arborist. Prune absolutely nothing in the fall!  That goes for shrubs and plants also as trees. Here are some pruning fundamentals, to become used when it is a safer time to trim back trees and shrubs: Understand why fall is not prime time for...

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Fall Tree Care

Fall Tree Care Why do trees change color. As if to make up for the long, gray winter, Mother Nature treats us to her most amzing color display in the fall.  How does she do it? What causes leaves to alter color? It has to do with chlorophyll. All through spring and summer time, chlorophyll, which is green, is the dominant pigment in most leaves. As trees get prepared to drop their leaves in the fall, they break down chlorophyll to recycle it. Because the quantity of chlorophyll declines, the other pigments become dominant, giving leaves their autumn colors. This knowledge helps you...

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Fall Lawn Care

Fall Lawn Care The actions you take during your fall lawn care plan are among the most essential. Fall lawn care, such as winterizing your lawn, sets the stage for how your lawn will weather winter harm. Adhere to these lawn care suggestions to assist your lawn’s defenses against winter stresses. Additionally, you’ll discover methods to repair wear and tear from spring and summer time. The following lawn care suggestions may be helpful. Fall Lawn Care Tip #1: Test Your Soil Before you start any fall lawn care procedures, certainly one of the most essential components of a fall lawn...

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Fall Tree Care and Watering

Fall Tree Care With the emphasis on water conservation, a lot of people forget to water their trees and the drought of the late summer time months can be particularly difficult. Enter Autumn’s 1st rains, wind storms and 1st freezes and all of a sudden home owners and gardeners have got a formula for problems. In fall, trees go dormant and deciduous trees shed their leaves. This means active root development ends, although trees will continue to soak up water and nutrients. If a homeowner’s tree is displaying brown or any indicators of drought, give the tree a drink of water. Most...

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Fall Fertilization

Fertilizing in the Fall Fall can also be an excellent time to fertilize shrubs and trees. In our opinion, all trees and shrubs require fertilizer, simply because the majority of them are situated in mulch beds that use up nitrogen as they decompose. Additionally, each and every fall we rake leaves off these beds, starving plants of the nutritional requirements that decomposing leaves would traditionally release. To compensate, we suggest applying one to 3 pounds of slow-release nitrogen per 1,000 square feet of bed and cultivating lightly. To determine the precise quantity of fertilizer you...

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