TIPS TO WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH A LANDSCAPE PROFESSIONAL
What the pros recommend
Acute stress occurs suddenly and causes almost immediate harm. Damage caused by flooding, drought, wind, and untimely frosts and freezes are examples of acute stress.
Chronic stress occurs over time and can be brought on by a nutritional imbalance, improper soil pH, or other factors that take a longer time to develop. Chronic stress is bad enough, but it can be compounded by disease and insects that prey on weakened trees.
Both forms of stress can weaken a tree and ultimately make it unsafe for nearby homes and other structures, parked vehicles, and passersby.
Here are a few things to look for when inspecting your trees for safety:
This list may be a good start if you’re looking to ensure your trees are healthy and safe. If you see any of the above signs, give your landscape professional or tree care expert a call. They can quickly determine if the symptom poses a real threat and needs to be addressed quickly.