Saving Trees: After the Storm

Not all trees have to be removed when it is hit by a pretty strong storm. If you don’t want your storm damaged tree removed totally you can have a professional look and assess the damages. If you don’t know anyone you can search in the web tree surgeon near me. There should be results that would interest you. Be careful on hiring professional though because there aren’t many who knows how to take care of trees damage by storms.   

Saving Trees

Here are some ideas for trees to recover from a storm.  

  • Check the trees branches for any cracks. If there are any cut the damage part of the tree but only up to the next healthy undamaged branch. Unnecessarily cutting a tree will not help it grow healthy again as it will lose all the energy it needs to recover.
  • Make sure the cuts are smooth and not jagged. Also do not cut all the way to base of the branch where it attaches to the tree. Jagged cuts will take longer to heal for trees and if you cut all the way to the branch base it will be difficult to heal that particular branch.  
  • If a small tree is leaned on the wrong side then you can straighten it with a stake. A supporting stick until the tree is strong enough again.  
  • When you cut, remove branches that are hanging don’t prune the healthy woods or the branch the tree will need the energy from these branches to grow strong again. This is very important as cutting the healthy parts would just aggravate the situation.  
  • Make sure to water your trees and plants with plenty this is to flush out the salt water in the soil.  

One storm can’t kill a tree, trees are more sturdy and if given enough time they can even adapt on the nature of their environment. But taking care of the trees in your property is to also help your property to grow even stronger. It is also to help and avoid dangerous situations like trees damaging your property or other parts of your properties. So, take the time to call a professional to help you restore the health of your tree.  

However, there are times that a tree can’t be save after a storm. When trees are basically a danger risk it might be better to have it removed. An example of trees that can’t be save is when it is dangerously at risk of falling over, touching power lines. If the large tree is dangerously leaning over towards your house, your walkway or other areas where traffic is abundant. You’ll have to call the professional to take it down.   

Trees are important part of human life as they give us oxygen an essential component of the air we breath. That is why if we could save the trees we should go all out. If the tree cannot be saved then maybe you can plant a tree in a safer place in the planting season.    

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