What To Do with Trees with Split Tree Trunk

What To Do with Trees with Split Tree Trunk

There are many reasons why a tree trunk can split. Strong winds or extreme temperatures can damage trees, or pest infestations or diseases can weaken them. While a split tree trunk is not necessarily a death sentence for a tree, it can be challenging to repair the...
How to Care for a New Tree: Best Practices

How to Care for a New Tree: Best Practices

Young trees and shrubs can be challenging to care for, but you can ensure that your new tree thrives with the right set of guidelines and a little TLC. No two trees are exactly alike, and a combination of factors may contribute to their care. In this article, we...
Tree Topping: Is it a Good Idea?

Tree Topping: Is it a Good Idea?

What is Tree Topping? Tree topping is a form of pruning that entails the removal of the top parts of a tree, mainly the central stem and its upper branches. While many people do it for aesthetic purposes, tree topping may damage or kill a tree. After tree topping, a...
Tree Trunk Splitting: Causes and What to Do

Tree Trunk Splitting: Causes and What to Do

Like all plants, trees are susceptible to damage caused by poor weather and disease. Symptoms of both are normally present, as a disease may cause discoloration while severe temperature changes can cause a split in the trunk.  When examining a tree for a potential...
Girdling Roots: What You Should Do

Girdling Roots: What You Should Do

Girdling roots can feel like a death sentence for your tree. As the roots encircle the trunk of your tree, they essentially strangle it, depleting it of water and nutrients. To treat this condition, you have to first understand why it happens in the first place. At...
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