15 Dec 2014

Fall is a Good Time to Fertilize Trees

Fall is here and it’s a good time to fertilize trees and shrubs to ensure they are healthy and strong in the spring.  In unplanned landscapes, trees are naturally fertilized at this time of year, as leaves fall to the ground and decaying plant matter enriches the soil below. These nutrients “fertilize” the trees which help keep them healthy and vigorous. Tree in landscaped settings don’t always have this advantage. Often times they are planted in turf

2 Dec 2014

Should you Plant New Trees and Shrubs in the Fall?

Most people think of planting trees and shrubs in the spring. Fall can also be a good time to plant due to cooler temperatures and ample rainfall. Trees and shrubs planted in fall may require extra attention. It’s important to note that plants need enough time to establish a good root system before winter hits. Planting the right type of plants and providing them with ample water and proper fertilizer is key to getting a good start

Fall Tree Care Checklist

The days are getting shorter and cooler – sure signs that fall is on its way. Don’t forget the basics of fall tree care like watering and mulching. Fall is a great time to prune trees in preparation for winter and  fertilize them one last time to ensure good tree health before colder weather arrives. Check out this handy fall tree care checklist from the certified arborists at Tree Tech, a leading tree service company serving Massachusetts and Rhode Island.   Tree