Nothing compares to a beautiful landscape where some stunning mature trees set the scene and make for a perfect setting. Choosing and then nurturing your trees in their early life and beyond, is a challenge that involves gaining some useful knowledge on how to care for and maintain your trees.
This infographic provides some valuable information and tips on how to care for your Eastern White Pine, Red Maple, Flowering Dogwood or any other tree species that is found in your region.
Choosing the right species of tree and where to plant it are two critical factors that will ultimately influence how your specimen grows and thrives once it has become established. Soil conditions, drainage and using the right amount of mulch are other things that need to be taken into consideration.
You can also get some tips and advice on how to water your newly planted tree, which is certainly important when you consider that its survival is strongly influenced and affected by the frequency and level of watering you provide.
It also makes good sense to learn how to spot the warning signs that indicate your tree might be struggling to survive and could be in need of some urgent care and attention.
Cracked trunks and signs of rot in the roots and stem branches are just two warning indicators that shouldn’t be ignored if you want your new tree to survive and grow into a fine specimen.
Good tree care is rewarded with fantastic mature trees that enrich your garden space, so it would be well worth taking the time to see just how to get the most out of your investment.
Infographic Credit: Growing earth