Beneath the Trees: A Tree Care Website

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Beneath the Trees: A Tree Care Website

Have you ever visited a yard where the trees were bright green, magnificent, and oh-so lush? Did you find yourself wishing that your trees could look the same way? They can. They simply need the proper care. On this website, you will learn what that proper care entails. A lot of it comes down to proper trimming, but certain trees also thrive with fertilizer, extra water, or some wood mulch around their base. You'll also learn a bit about tree care companies and the services they provide, which will come in handy if you don't have the skills or equipment to do your own tree care.



It Doesn't Take A Storm To Take Down A Tree

Pictures of downed trees and collapsed branches after strong storms are forever linked in popular culture; if you hear about someone's tree collapsing, you automatically wonder if a storm blew through. But storms aren't the only things that can cause trees to drop branches and die. Recognizing what else can take down a tree is vital because, if you spot signs that these issues might be happening, you can contact a tree service for an inspection and potential emergency tree removal. 

Drought and Heat Can Kill Branches

Drought and heat can kill a lot of plants; established trees tend to fare a little better, but excessive heat and drought can still stress a tree to the point where it drops branches. This is a form of self-preservation because dropping the branches allows the tree to conserve moisture and nutrients. Unfortunately, dropping branches is dangerous for you and everyone around you. If it's been very hot and dry for an extended period of time, you may want to have the tree inspected and the dead branches removed. Even if it isn't the right time of the year for pruning, emergency tree pruning and removals can be done whenever they're needed.

The Tree May Be in Worse Shape Than You Thought

Trees often give outward clues that they are on the verge of dying, such as having certain fungi grow out of their trunks. But some don't give any clues, and that can be dangerous. It's a very good idea to get the trees on your property inspected regularly to keep tabs on how the trees are doing. Old, dying trees can still look OK, but they need to be removed quickly so that they don't fall and destroy anything.

Maybe the Drainage Around the Tree Wasn't That Great

Most plants need the surrounding soil to have good drainage. While some species love soggy soil, most want some moisture but not enough to drown the roots. When you have a lot of rain, the natural drainage of the soil can be overwhelmed by the amount of water and stay very soggy for a while. The soil may be drying out, but if it doesn't dry out fast enough, it may not be able to hold up the tree if the tree's roots are very shallow. If you've noticed that the tree seems to be leaning, even a little, have a tree service take a look. The tree might be ready to fall over, and that is definitely a call for emergency tree removal.

Reach out to a company that performs tree removals to learn more.