What winter tree service do you need? What should you do to prepare your trees for winter? In the Southlake, Frisco and general North Texas area, winter can mean 70 degrees or 20 degrees. The difference in temperature can be extreme and the needs for your trees can vary. If we have a mild winter, your trees may need some pruning or trimming and not much more, other than water. If we have a harsh winter and we get in to February where ice is extreme, you trees may need more than tree trimming to survive.
Preparing Your Trees for Winter
1. Prune and Trim – Prune and trim trees that overhang your home, cars, garage or sidewalk. Trimming these trees helps prevent breakage. Winter stress can easily cause diseased or dead limbs to break and fall. A good pruning of any diseased or dead limbs helps protect your property from potential damage.
2. Mulch and Hydrate – Mulching and watering your trees are important in the winter months. The mulch helps provide moisture to the root system around the tree. Water from your irrigation system, rain or snow will be absorbed in to the mulch and and provide hydration for a longer period of time for the tree. Fertilizer can also be used on trees in your winter tree service. Trees need nutrients, just like your lawn.
3. Check Your Trees – As we go through winter, check your trees for new limbs that may need to be pruned. If they don’t need to be pruned you want to be aware of any damaged limbs or diseases limbs that have developed.
Winter Tree Service can vary for the area of Southlake and Frisco. Since the winter here can vary greatly, we recommend preparing for the colder icy weather. If that never unfolds, your trees are still benefiting from the trimming, fertilization and extra moisture they receive.
If you have any tree service needs, we’re ready and willing to help you with our experienced crews and certified arborists. Call 214-445-8319