By Gorilla Web | July 8, 2013 | Featured News
Despite all the rain, summer has arrived and the heat is expected to rise greatly in the next few weeks. To prepare your trees for the coming summer, we have prepared for you a quick checklist to help keep your trees happy and healthy!
It may seem strange to water your trees, but during the summer months, with high heat, trees require A LOT of water to keep healthy! Most trees need water every couple of days or so, so if 4 or 5 day go by with high heat and without rain, you should water around the base of your trees with a garden hose. New young trees especially should be watered every other day or so.
Placing mulch around the base of your trees will help them retain water much better and will also provide key nutrients for your tree to stay healthy. Mulching around your tree’s base will also help protect shallow roots from damaging sunlight and temperatures.
• Inspect Your Trees for Bugs
During the summer months, bugs and insects that can damage your trees become the most prevalent. You should check your tress every week or so for visible bugs or other strange spots and growths. Don’t know what to look for? Contact us and we would love to help!
• Tree Pruning and Maintenance
Keep your trees happy and healthy with regular cleaning and maintenance. With hurricane season approaching quickly, inspect your trees for potential hazards to protect your trees, home, property, and family!
By taking these 4 easy steps, you will be on your way to keeping your trees happy, healthy and beautiful!
Please feel free to contact us at any time to find out what we can do to help! At New England Tree Works, we hope you and your trees have a fun, safe, and enjoyable summer!