Trees and Weather

Cindy Sullivan Video

Cindy Sullivan Video

Bob Ray Winter tree care video with Cindy Sullivan on winter tree care.

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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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Trees and Weather

Trees and Weather Does the serious violent weather from the previous years have you looking up at your trees in fear? It is an understandable concern. A large storm like we had in the spring could destroy the tree in a flash — and send a 500 lb.branch crashing down onto your roof. Nonetheless, before you chip a favorite tree into mulch, think about this: It might be contributing 8% to 10% to your home’s value, based on the Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers. Here’s how you can keep your leafy assets from transforming into a liability. Schedule normal upkeep Have your...

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