Keeping your trees healthy throughout the year is difficult as a homeowner with minimal time. Tending to the garden, keeping the lawn healthy, and other outdoor needs can be pressing to. Fortunately, keeping your trees healthy is fairly simple. Here’s a few quick tips to improve the longevity of your trees lifespan.
What keeps a tree healthy?
Of course, getting the right nutrients is the necessary first step. Sunlight, water, soil, etc. Aside from those essential ingredients, tree growth also heavily depends on the ecosystem that surrounds it.
Tracking the trees seasonal growth – This is relatively easy to spot. If the tree is growing well through each season, and being affected respectively by fall, spring, winter, and summer, then it’s likely healthy overall. You can observe small places where damage has occurred after a storm or similar event, but often enough this is insignificant.
Roots and their impact – Tree root growth is a major factor. Sometimes roots can overgrow and damage the area surrounding. This can be through damage to the foundation of the home, corrupting other plants’ growth, etc. Tending to this is very difficult for home owners, which is why professional assistance is often recommended.
If you are concerned about the health of your tree or how it’s impacting the area surrounding it, we are here to help. Give us a call today and we’ll assess how your tree’s growth has been, as well as any necessary action. We’re really looking forward to speaking with you!