Prevent Winter Burn: Cold wind can suck the moisture from the leaves and needles on your evergreens. Azaleas, hollies and rhododendron are most susceptible but pines, hemlocks and yews can also be affected. Ask your arborist to apply an antidescicant to protect your evergreens.
Pruning is tremendous for your trees, and Fall is a great time to trim! As we prepare to head into the colder months, your trees need special attention. Pruning should definitely be at the top of your list. The experts at Giroud share 4 reasons why you should have your trees pruned now before winter hits.
Do you have a neighbor whose tree is invading your yard? It’s a common problem, and an encroaching tree can lead to major disputes. Although you may be tempted to prune or remove a tree hanging over your property line, it’s always important to get your neighbor’s permission before taking any action. The experts at Giroud Tree & Lawn share tips on how to handle these tricky situations.
If you are planning any kind of construction on your property, you need an Arborist Before Construction! Prized trees often decline and die within a few years after construction. Why? Soil compaction from heavy equipment; root damage from utility installation; and, changing the original grade are just some of the many abuses trees face during construction. (pictured right: Bark stripped from tree roots during construction has caused root damage and hazardous conditions)