Today’s tip: Water trees to prepare them for winter

This has been a very dry summer, and drought conditions can lead to tree decline, pest problems and permanent damage. Water is critical to the health of newly planted trees, but even mature trees need watering during dry spells.

Watering trees now will help protect trees winter damage. Here are some watering tips from the University of Minnesota Extension Service.

Additional watering tips and information about seasonal tree care can be found at http://www.myminnesotawoods.umn.edu/2008/04/seasonal-care-for-trees-and-shrubs-in-northern-u-s-climates-2/.

Published Sep 12, 2012