Tips to Avoid Winter Salt Damage to Trees and Shrubs
Melting snow and ice that have been treated with salt or icemelt products can lead to problems (and even death) for your plants. Commonly known as salt damage, it looks very similar to water stress. Learn how to recognize, treat, and prevent it.Read More
Why Don’t Trees Freeze & Burst In Winter?
Water expands as it freezes, so why don’t trees expand (and burst) in winter? Here are 4 ways trees protect themselves from freezing temperatures (although some DO burst!).Read More
Winter Tree Care Tips for Dayton
Winter is an excellent time to catch up on your tree care. In fact, many tasks are better done during dormancy than during the summer growing season. Read on for winter tree care tips to keep your trees healthy, thriving, and ready for spring.Read More
Why Leaves On Some Deciduous Trees Stay On Through Winter
Why do your deciduous tree’s leaves sometimes hang on long after fall is over? Should you worry about leaves that stay on throughout the winter? We look at why deciduous leaves normally drop in fall, why some don’t, and what you should (or shouldn’t) do when tree leaves stay put until spring.Read More
Why Do Trees Make Loud Cracking Noises in Winter?
If you hear a loud cracking noise on a cold night, it often means a tree has been damaged by a “frost crack”. Learn what it is, what to look for, and what to do afterward.Read More
Why Do Tree Leaves Change Color In Fall?
What causes tree leaves to change color in fall? Why are they yellow, orange, red or purple? What are the best conditions for colorful leaves? We answer those questions and more!Read More