Winter can be a tough time for plants — especially when the winds are strong and the temperatures fall below freezing. When these conditions occur, plants can experience a browning of their leaves. This is known as ‘desiccation’. Evergreen trees and shrubs are especially prone to winter desiccation.
Winter can be a tough time for plants--especially when the winds are strong and the temperatures get below freezing. When these conditions occur, plants can experience a browning of their leaves. This is known as ‘Desiccation’. And evergreen trees and shrubs are especially prone to winter desiccation.
Ryan Lawn & Tree,
Ask Dr Rodney,
Rodney St John,
It is going to get cold this weekend and the biggest question people have been asking is, ‘What can I do to protect my irrigation system if it hasn’t been winterized yet?’ If your system has already been winterized, you can stop reading, you’re done. But if you haven’t winterized your system yet, let me give you some tips.
Ryan Lawn and Tree,
Trees are people, too!
Well not really. They can’t vote or legally own a car or anything like that. But like humans, they are vulnerable to injury and illness, and possess complex immune systems to combat infection and foreign bacteria. However — like humans — sometimes their immune systems aren’t strong enough to effectively fight off disease or heal a severe injury. Here’s a list of a few simple steps that will allow you to properly nurse sick or damaged trees back to health:
If you watch any major sport in America — football, baseball, or soccer — you’re likely familiar with the two different types of fields athletes play on: natural grass and synthetic turf. Most people probably don’t think much about either field, assuming it’s just the preference of the home team. However, both options have advantages and disadvantages that are taken in serious consideration when selecting which field type to use.