Protecting Your Trees from Lightning Strikes

General Overview Though rare, lightning strikes are certainly a very real occurrence and strike trees actually more often than one would think. Trees, in fact, are struck by lightning far more than humans or most other objects. The reason is because of the water that...

How to Care for Your Trees During a Drought

General overview If you live in an environment in which the probability of a drought occurring is quite high, such as in certain parts of California, you may be wondering how to best care for your trees during one. Caring for your trees during a drought is not as hard...

The Best Way to Mulch Your Trees

General Overview If you haven’t had your trees mulched yet, you really should do so. The benefits of tree mulching done properly is that it ensures that the tree is better able to retain water, helps to regulate the temperature of the soil, fights off harmful...

When Should You Prune Your Trees?

General Overview Knowing when to prune your trees is extremely important if you want to make sure that they remain healthy and grow the way you want them to grow. While you can’t entirely shape a tree’s health or its growth pattern, properly pruning it can...

What to Do if Your Tree is Planted Too Deep

General Overview It’s a problem not often thought about, but in some circumstances, you may be dealing with the issue of having a tree that is planted too deep. Depending on how old the tree is, it may be an easily-fixable problem. Here’s an overview of...