Winter Is Finally Here: How To Protect Your Trees From Cold-Weather Damage

Winter is finally here, which means the cold weather has settled in. While you may be enjoying the cold weather and the snow, your trees may be having a hard time. This is particularly true if you live in a region that experiences significantly harsher winters than the rest of the country. To make sure the harsh winter weather doesn’t damage your trees, here are four simple steps you can take.

4 Tips to Help You Remove a Stump Without Chemicals

There are a number of chemical preparations, most of which are either pure potassium nitrate or a mixture containing this compound, that can be used to help disintegrate and remove tree stumps. However, if you’re trying to remove your stump in the most eco-friendly manner possible, you may wish to use more natural means. Leave the stump alone for about a decade, and it will slowly rot away. If you don’t have ten or more years to wait, however, you can use these tips to naturally get rid of the stump a lot faster.

Spring Tree And Shrub Care: Will Root Fertilizing Keep Them Healthier?

Most soils in the Midwest supply enough macronutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus and micronutrients such as iron to help landscaping trees and shrubs stay healthy. But sometimes you need extra fertilization in the spring as well as insecticide to keep your trees and shrubs beautiful and bug-free. Each landscape has unique nutritional needs after the spring thaw through the May growth season. Trees and shrubs often need the extra nutrients at the right time to prosper.