Guidelines and recommendations for pruning practices pertaining to oak wilt prevention have changed several times since the early ’80’s. The original suggestion was Continue reading Tree Pruning & Oak Wilt Prevention: TFS/ISAT Official Recommendation
Today a customer asked me this question, “We will want the trimming done, but don’t have a date yet. It depends on the progress with the construction. What are the ideal dates for trimming?”
What are the ideal dates for trimming?”
You should water your trees. Watering your tree can be the best treatment for improving tree health. But, watering improperly will provide zero or negative help to your trees and waste a valuable resource. The complicated part of knowing how much to water is recognizing that different trees have different needs and different planting sites will have different drainage and water holding characteristics. This blog isn’t about learning to be a hydrologist, but here are a few general tips to point you in the right direction for properly hydrating your tree.
Continue reading Water Your Trees, How Much and When
“When is the best time to prune trees?” This is one of the most common questions I get asked. The truth is there aren’t many timing concerns for tree pruning in the Austin area.
Continue reading Tree Pruning: volume 4, When to Prune Trees