Keep Trees Hydrated During Summer Heat

In this story on The Money Pit, Davey provides tips on how to properly water trees. 

Published Aug. 3, 2013.

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The start of August often means the arrival of two other things: heat and drought. These can make landscape care more challenging, but just as you’d keep yourself hydrated in the heat, you also have to make sure trees are getting the water they need.

To deliver proper tree hydration without wasting water, the experts at Davey Treerecommend the following:

  1. Water trees in the morning, when cooler ground and air temperatures allow water to soak through to tree roots. In warmer temperatures, part of the water will be wasted through evaporation.

For the full story, visit The Money Pit website.

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