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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 trees contain, which attracts lightning strikes that pass through the tree to the ground. If you live in an area that’s prone to lightning strikes or storms, and your property is surrounded by trees, the following is an overview of protecting your trees from lightning strikes:

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How to Care for Your Trees During a Drought

General overview

check tree leafesIf 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 as it seems, as it’s a matter of being proactive, adjusting to the conditions, and using prudent judgment. If you’re in need of some advice on how to care for your trees during a drought, the following tips will help you out:

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Dealing With Leaf Disease On Your Trees

General Overview

Dealing With Leaf DiseaseIt’s something that is often ignored, but have you ever looked at the leaves on your trees and noticed that some of them have some odd spots on them? Spotted leaves are a very common occurrence and are never a good sign. It’s actually, in all likelihood, a sign of leaf disease. More specifically, if you spot any brown or black spots on the leaves of your tree, that’s the direct result of fungus or bacteria. Here’s an overview of the situation and what you can do to preventĀ  or treat it: Read more