Does a Late Spring Frost or Snowfall Damage Trees? March 14, 2018
One of our blog readers, Kathy from Ohio, she asked, “My leaf buds got frosted this spring and died. We had very early temperatures in the 70s then it got seasonably cold. Can the tree be saved?”
Keep reading to learn the answer to Kathy’s question and care tips for trees affected by a sudden freeze.
Protecting Trees From Snow and Ice Damage December 1, 2015
Winter scenery can be quite beautiful with bright, white snow covering our yards, and bare trees dusted with flakes. But as temperatures get cooler and snow gets heavier, Mother Nature’s decoration on our trees can end in a not-so-pretty result.
Snow and ice that packs on to tree branches can lead to stress and potential damage. Trees like evergreens and clump trees (such as birch and maple trees) tend to suffer the worst damage, while younger trees tend to survive better in ice storms.
Whatever type of tree you’re dealing with, being proactive before and after snowfall can help maintain tree health.Read More