5 Things to Put on Your Spring Tree Care Checklist

Are your trees more “eye sore” than “eye-catching”? Winter can be rough on the landscape, and gardeners know that beauty is more than bark deep. If your tree looks unkempt, it may have sustained winter damage that will negatively impact spring growth. Guarantee healthy plants with our spring maintenance checklist for trees.

5 Things to Put on Your Spring Tree Care Checklist

  1. squirrel climbing treeInspect. A visual inspection is the easiest way to determine whether your trees are damaged. Visual cues are an early sign that a tree is beset by injury, infestation, disease, or other damage. Walk around your property, looking for damaged or dangerous trees.
  2. Prune. You probably did your major pruning back in January, but it’s never the wrong time to trim away dead spots, diseased limbs, or branches damaged in storms. You can also prune spring-blooming trees after they’ve spent their blooms for the season.
  3. Plant. Planting new trees provides increases property value and curb appeal, provides countless environmental benefits, and improves quality of life. Dig in!
  4. Mulch. As the sun gets hotter and hotter, mulch provides crucial protection to tree roots. It helps conserve moisture in the soil, suppresses weeds, and looks great in the yard.
  5. Fertilize. Your plants are hungry. Give them the nutrients and supplements they need to have a healthy growing season.

Spring tree maintenance is quite an undertaking. If you lack the time or knowledge to restore spring trees to health, call Mr. Tree and Lawn Service. Our specialists have over 10 years of experience in tree trimming, tree removal, and residential tree maintenance.