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The Basics of Caring for Trees

In this Still Growing podcast interview, Rex Bastian of the Davey Institute shares the basics you need to know about caring for trees. He talks about everything from tree planting to tree problems. Bastian also advises what warning signs to look for on your tree before winter.

Additionally, he fields questions from listeners about caring for unruly trees, wrapping tree bark in the winter, preventing winter burn and treating ash trees for emerald ash borer. Bastian also helps troubleshoot why a pine is shedding brown needles, why a maple and birch tree are dying, what those bumps are on oak tree leaves and why some oaks hang onto their leaves all winter.

Find the answer by listening to his interview below or read the highlights. 

Posted: November 9, 2017

Today’s guest Rex Bastian will share some insights and practical tips to get you started on the path toward better tree stewardship.

I learned so much from my chat with Rex. I wanted to give you a preview of five things I learned from Rex that I think are valuable insights to help you take better care of the trees in your garden.

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