In this article with the Republican Journal, Davey Tree tells readers what they can do for their landscapes to have a great start in the new year.
Posted: Dec. 30, 2016
By Lynette Walther
It’s been a rough year in more ways than we can shake a stick at. Drought took its toll on our gardens last summer, and wild swings in the weather have continued to keep gardeners guessing. As we face whatever Old Man Winter is set to throw our way, it might be a good time to take stock. The new year is traditionally and realistically a time for reflection, and planning, too.
According to the folks from Davey Tree, from staying healthy to managing stress, we may be surprised at how some of our most common resolutions are similar to what our trees want in the New Year.
• Resolution: Plan for the new year
As we map out the year, evaluating the landscape is important to include on the to-do list. Take the time to determine the current state the landscape is in, and what the goals are for its future. Winter offers the perfect conditions to study the “bones” when foliage or the distraction of blooming plants that can mask any shortcomings are cleared away.
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