In this GardenSMART story, Matt Haro of Davey's Las Vegas, Nevada, office shares what you need to know about watering your trees during summer's hottest days. He pinpoints how to check if your trees need water, how to water and other ways to boost your trees' health in the heat.
Posted: August 17, 2018
With summer heating up, it's essential to seek the shade, and there's no better place to find it than under a tree's cool canopy.
While our trees work hard to keep us cool, they need protection from the hot sun, too.
"Recent dry conditions and abnormally high temperatures leave trees parched," says Matt Haro, a certified arborist at Davey Tree's Las Vegas, Nevada, office. "But well-hydrated trees cope better with the heat."