The techniques or practices involved in taking care of a tree are trimming, pruning, mulching, and fertilizing. When trees are infected by soil compaction, exhaust fumes, road debris, drought, pests, and diseases, the best option is tree removal. There are risks attached to falling trees, especially in regions with limited space; risks like power lines, inadequate or outdated equipment, gravity and tree instability, it is vital to remove trees that pose a threat to the environment. However it is wise to replace a tree with two to enhance the functionality of trees and the benefits they provide to the human race and the earth.
Drought is caused mainly as a result of lack of water. Trees planted in places with little or no access to water are likely to die or be affected. Signs of a tree affected by drought include wilting and scorching of leaves, cracked or weakened tree tissue, vulnerability to pests and diseases, and stem dieback. To prevent your trees from being affected by drought, you need to understand the nature of your surroundings and the soil before planting trees. The health of a tree is solely dependent on the conditions of its environment. In places where water is not surplus, it is best to plant drought tolerant plants.
Pests and diseases
Pests and diseases are the major factors affecting the health, longevity and sustainability of trees. They vary depending on the type of tree and the environment it’s planted in. Some of the common diseases affecting trees include lethal yellow of palm, dogwood anthracnose, cedar rust, oak wilt, apple scab, pine wilt, thousand canker disease, eastern filbert blight, sudden oak death, Dutch elm disease and powdery mildew. While the pests that affect trees include bark beetles, common furniture beetle, gypsy moth, erinose mite, periodical cicada, giant wood moth, Asian long-horned beetle, emerald ash borer, hemlock wooly adelgid, and Japanese beetle. These pests and diseases can be treated if detected early, and if it is detected late, it might result in removal of the tree to save other trees in the region and the people around it.
When talking about tree removal, it is not as simple and basic as it sounds. The fact remains that you need professionals to carry out this process for the sake of safety and the health of the other trees and the tree owner. Tree removal involves root removal, stump removal or grinding, brush chipping and risk evaluation. To remove a tree, the first step is understanding the problem or condition of the tree. The processes are knowing the size of the tree, clearing of the area, finding the tilting angle of the tree, creating an escape route, and the last process which is the tree removal. After removing a tree, the stump will remain. You can remove a stump by grinding it into bits, allowing it to decompose naturally or with the application of chemicals, burning, removing it manually or hiring a tree removal service which we offer.