Fall Prep: Getting Trees Ready for the Changing Season

August 12, 2023
Wes Rivers



Fall Prep

As the long, hot summer gradually gives way to cooler days and shorter daylight hours, it’s the perfect time to explore the art of tree pruning. In this comprehensive video, ISA Certified Arborists Wes Rivers and Cory Herpel talk about your fall prep by debunking the myth that pruning should be restricted to a specific season. The truth is, there’s never a bad time to do good pruning, and we reveal the secrets to achieving excellent results throughout the year.

Join our expert arborists as they explain the numerous benefits of fall pruning. By this time, the growth rate of trees naturally slows down, allowing for a more sustainable shaping and cleaning process. Trimming during this period leads to longer-lasting results, as the dormant trees won’t sprout back immediately after the pruning is complete, unlike when pruning in spring.

Evergreen species, such as live oaks, demand special attention during the fall months. With ice storms looming in January and February, certain branches tend to overextend, causing potential damage during harsh weather conditions. By undertaking proper pruning in autumn or early winter, we can effectively reduce overextension and safeguard the trees from added stress during winter storms.

Moreover, fall pruning presents an excellent opportunity to combat specific diseases that might afflict our trees. Addressing potential diseases in autumn ensures that we tackle the problem before it escalates with the arrival of spring, preventing further spread and protecting the overall health of our garden.

Our team emphasizes responsible and informed tree care, highlighting the significance of pruning during fall as a strategic approach to fostering healthy, resilient trees year-round.

Discover more reasons why working with an arborist can safeguard the future of your trees!

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Are you looking for a sustainable Dallas-Fort Worth tree care company that prioritizes the health and longevity of your North Texas trees and landscapes? Look no further than TreeNewal, your trusted partner in tree care.

Our team of ISA Certified Arborists is dedicated to providing comprehensive tree services that ensure the vitality of your trees. From maintaining and reviving newly planted and established trees to diagnosing and treating tree diseases, fungi, and pests, we have you covered.

We specialize in proper tree diagnosis and offer tailored maintenance and treatment plans to keep your trees thriving. Our experts apply top-quality fertilizer and soil conditioning products to enhance tree health from the roots up.

At TreeNewal, we understand that many trees suffer from improper planting practices. That’s why we offer specialized techniques such as air spading, root collar excavation, and vertical mulching to improve the longevity of your trees. Our goal is to create sustainable landscapes that stand the test of time.

We also provide tree surveys and mitigation services to assist homeowners, developers, and commercial clients in meeting local city tree preservation requirements. With our expertise, you can ensure compliance while preserving the natural beauty of your surroundings.

Call TreeNewal today to schedule a consultation with our knowledgeable team. Let us be your partners in preserving the beauty and longevity of your beloved trees.

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