5 Spring Tree Care Tips

Spring is the perfect time of the year to care for your trees after winter. Learn how to prepare them for the next months ahead to ensure their healthy growth. 

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After a long, cold and wet winter, the sun begins to shine, and flowers start to bloom. Your garden slowly becomes alive with warmer and longer days which influences the growth of leaves. 

It is essential to know how to prepare your trees and plants for Spring and making sure they don’t break or fall over and keep them healthy during summer. 

Read our spring tree care tips below to get started!

1. Potential Tree Damage

Strong winter and spring winds can affect the health and appearance of your trees. In addition, heavy branches can detach or break off, causing damages to your property, home and public areas. Also, dead rotting branches can spread throughout the tree like an infection. It can also attract pests which can impact the health of your tree. 

By contacting Marc Doyle Treework, you will ensure little, or no deadwood will be left to fall.

2. Assessing Your Trees

It is essential to look out for any pests or diseases in your garden. Performing proper care and maintenance, all-year-round will reduce the risk of tree removal. If you are concerned about any problems, contact our team of arborists for help and advice.

3. Pruning

Did you know that proper pruning stimulates growth, increases flower and fruit production, improves plants health and improves a tree’s structure? Pruning allows your trees to thrive! We recommend you let an expert do any pruning to ensure your safety and great results. 

4. Mulch

Tree mulching has many benefits for your trees. The mulch helps them grow, conserves soil moisture, prevent weed growth and regulates root temperature. However, too much mulch can damage your tree. Contact our team for expert advice and solutions.

5. Fertilising

Fertilising helps maintain the existing growth and health of your trees. It gives them the essentials nutrients and helps reduce the risks of diseases and pests. Overall, using a fertiliser can have a positive effect on the other plants in your garden. 

Finally, spring is the best time to get out in your garden and prepare for the summer months ahead. Caring for your trees will help your natural space thrive, flourish and reach its full potential. 

If you require pruning work or advice for any concerns, this is the time of the year to contact our team of experienced arborists. 

What are you waiting for? Let’s get gardening! 

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