Basic Tree Maintenance

What do trees need?

Trees need regular maintenance to ensure their long-term health and safety in our landscapes. The urban environment is the source of many stressors on trees; from asphalt reflecting excess heat, to the salt we put down in the winter time. Trees do not usually encounter these stresses in their natural environment and they can often lead to poor growth or even death of the tree if they aren’t properly addressed. To help our urban trees grow large and live long productive lives, there are many things that we can do to help out.


Keep your trees healthy and learn more about basic tree maintenance on these pages (coming soon):

  • Mulching
  • Watering 
  • Pruning


Seasonal Maintenance:

  • Winter Maintenance
  • Spring Maintenance
  • Summer Maintenance
  • Autumn Maintenance
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