With summer fast approaching, many homeowners are turning their attention to the matters of the landscape. Lawn grass and flower gardens are usually top of the list in spring and summer, but many homeowners overlook the little things that ensure their tree trunks are healthy and look their best. The following guide can help you avoid this oversight.
Tip #1: Avoid root suffocation
Flower beds ringing the roots of trees are a relatively common landscape design method, particularly since this heavily shaded area is often bare of grass.
Some people living in a desert climate may be comfortable with not having any plant life on their property. But, you may have always loved the greenery that you find within landscapes. Although you may live in a desert, you may also be able to keep your plants healthy without a lot of trouble.
The main problem that you may run into is watering. The desert is a harsh climate, but you can make it easier to maintain your plants by hiring professionals to install an irrigation system.
Putting up your holiday décor early lets you avoid the ice and snow, but you usually don't have that choice when it comes time to take it down. Strings of lights and garlands wound around your trees and bushes can be difficult to move if snow has fallen. In addition to contacting your local tree services for guidance, the following tips can help you avoid major damage in your landscape when you decide to take down the holiday cheer.
Damaged bark on a tree can be a severe problem. Extensive damage leaves a tree open to disease and pest infestations. Bark also protects the tree's vascular system, as this lays in the outermost layer, right beneath the bark. When exposed, this layer is more prone to damage and may fail to work. This can also result in the death of the tree. The following tips can help you protect the the bark and remedy minor issues.
Removing a tree is inherently dangerous, so if you are going to approach it as a DIY task, you need to protect yourself from its various dangers. Apart from ensuring that you have the right skills for the job, you also need to have appropriate safety gear. Here is some of the safety gear you should have:
A helmet protects your head from falling things and also reduces the impact on your head if you fall.