Identifying Flood Injury Over these last few months, the Kansas City area has experienced heavy rain and serious flooding. Although some people may believe that all of this extra moisture is helping our landscape, it could be surprising to know that it is literally drowning the plants and trees. Too much water can be just … Continue reading Rescue Your Drowning Trees
Month: February 2012
Winter Ice Storms & Spring Wind Storms can cause extensive damage or even loss of your trees and shrubs. Get your dormant pruning service scheduled now! Pruning trees and shrubs during their dormant season helps prepare the plant’s branches from breakage during heavy ice loads and from spring thunderstorms. An unexpected winter ice storm can … Continue reading Dormant Pruning: The Best Time!
Fall is an excellent time to improve your trees growing environment. Did you know that there are at least 20 different elements that are essential to trees and plants? Although each element is beneficial in a specific way, the most important elements are often recognized as nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K). Very often … Continue reading Tree Health Care: Soil Care & Tree Nutrition
Boring Insects and Their Harmful Effects on Your Landscape. The crackle of a campfire and the smell of roasted marshmallows always seem to bring about a familiar summer feeling. As you select the next log to throw into the fire, you may find peculiar evidence of serpentine tunnels or large holes just beneath the brittle … Continue reading Bored to Death? Boring Insects and Their Harmful Effects on Your Landscape