Magnolias are known for their big, beautiful blooms. They can become covered with flowers seemingly overnight in the early springtime. However, in order to bloom to the max, magnolias do need to be trimmed properly. Here are some tips to follow when trimming your magnolias in order to encourage healthy flowering.
Prune after they bloom.
There are many trees that benefit from a good, early springtime blooming. Magnolias, however, are not among them!
Winter is generally the time of year when outdoor tasks get shelved and people prefer to spend time inside where it is warm and cozy. But, when it comes to the removal of a tree from your garden, winter is the ideal time for this task to be tackled. If you have a dead tree in your yard that needs to go, here are three benefits of doing so during winter so that you do not feel like you must wait until spring.
It's frustrating when a tree is growing in an unwanted location, such as too close to the foundation of your home. It's especially troublesome if the tree is healthy. The good news is that there are options for removing a tree without killing it. You can then replant it in an area that is better suited for it. The following are the basic steps the tree service must take to remove the tree without killing it.
Allowing a tree stump to rot is one of the ways of getting rid of a tree stump without causing too much damage to the environment. Unfortunately, natural decay can take a long time to get rid of a stump. The following tips can help you accelerate the process.
Trim the Stump
The first step is to trim off as much of the tree material as possible. For example, you can use a chainsaw to trim the stump so that it is as close to the ground as possible.
Emerald ash borer are small beetles that were first discovered in the United States in Michigan in the summer of 2002. Since that time, the exotic beetle, believed to have originated in Asia, has been confirmed in 35 states and continues to spread throughout Canada and the United States. While the adult beetle doesn't do a ton of damage to ash trees, the larvae get into the bark and destroy the tree from the inside.