Established trees on your property may not look like they need as much care as their newer counterparts, but looks can be deceiving. Keep an eye on older trees to make sure they remain healthy and don’t become a danger to your home or other trees in your yard. Here are some tips for caring for mature trees and when you’ll need to do a tree removal.
Caring for Mature Trees
The first thing you want to do with older trees is inspect them for problems such as fungus, diseases or insect invasion. You can do this by checking the new growth and the look of the leaves and upper branches. If anything looks drastically different than last year, call a specialist. You should also have a professional look at your trees every 1-2 years for an expert opinion. [Read more…]