Terran's Tips

Proper Mulching Techniques

Mulches are materials placed over the soil surface to maintain moisture and improve soil conditions. Mulching is one of the most beneficial things a home owner can do for the health of a tree. Mulch can reduce water loss from the soil, minimize weed competition, and improve soil structure. Properly applied, mulch can give landscapes a handsome, well-groomed appearance. Mulch must be applied properly; if it is too deep or if the wrong material is used, it can actually cause significant harm... Read More
Posted by Mark Allen at 5/3/19

Winter Cold and Your Trees

Spring is right around the corner, but winter weather still poses a threat to trees and ornamental plants in the mid-south landscape. Extreme cold, drying winds, bright sunlight, and large temperature swings are common causes of winter injury. Actions can be taken to reduce the chance of winter injury and to help trees and ornamental plants recover from damage.  Winter Sunscald This time of year, with bright sunlight during the day and low overnight temperatures, winter sunscald is... Read More
at 1/4/18

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