Davey Tree Flipbooks

Plant Health Care Guide

The Davey Tree Expert Company provides residential and commercial tree service and landscape service throughout North America. Read our Flipbooks for helpful tips and information on proper tree and lawn care.

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WATeR Watering is critical, ParticUlarly WitH yoUnger, less establisHed trees. M ost of a tree's active roots are within the top 18 inches of soil, so watering is critical, particularly with younger, less established trees. Coiling a drip hose underneath the dripline of the tree (width of the tree's canopy) and letting it run for several hours is a good option. Young trees may require as much as 2 inches of rainfall per week to grow healthy and strong. Monitor your trees dur- ing hot summer months or times of drought to ensure your trees are get- ting the water they need to thrive. 22 Read online @ www.davey.com/guide

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