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Tag Archives: drought
Here’s How to Help Your Sickly Oak Trees
The following guidance was developed by Arlington, Alexandria, and Falls Church urban foresters with participation by Tree Stewards of Arlington and Alexandria and Arlington Regional Master Naturalists.
Posted in Tree Care Tagged damage, drought, mulch, Oak decline, Pests, research, sample testing, storms, stress, water, wood chips Comments Off on Here’s How to Help Your Sickly Oak Trees
Oak Decline in Virginia article.pdf – Google Drive
Oak Decline in Virginia article.pdf – Google Drive — Read on drive.google.com/file/d/19qdo-uDScON9H6Jel1Gi1vPr62_R7VgX/view
Posted in Canopy Loss, Mature Trees Are Valuable, Pests, Tree Care Tagged arborist, certified arborist, drought, invasive, Oak decline, planting, species, tree care, tree diseases, tree maintenance, tree preservation, Virginia Comments Off on Oak Decline in Virginia article.pdf – Google Drive
Watering Trees Using Soaker Hoses
One watering method for trees is using soaker hoses. TreeSteward Steve Campbell shares his experiences below. I’ve installed 100′ lengths of soaker hose under a layer of mulch, snaking it around plants in planting beds. I bring a regular hose over and … Continue reading
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Rain Won’t Help Thirsty Trees
Trees need extra water to stay healthy when rain is insufficient. TreeStewards recommend watering your trees deeply and regularly during summer or during extended periods of drought. Channel 9 News video features TreeStewards President, Nora Palmatier, as she spreads the … Continue reading