Soil & Roots

Trees use their roots to draw nutrients from the surrounding soil, so monitoring the condition of your trees’ soil and roots is vital to ensuring their longevity. These articles provide tips for identifying common soil and root defects, and recommend prevention and treatment options to help your trees thrive.

Soil and Roots FAQs

February 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Q: What does healthy soil look like? In general, a healthy soil is free of crusts, compaction, pesticides and other toxins, salt buildup and excessive erosion, and contains (Read more...)

What’s Wrong with My Soil?

January 16, 2015 // 2 Comments

Soil quality, or lack thereof, can drastically impact the health of your landscape. Healthy soil efficiently regulates water, filters pollutions, and produces vital nutrients (Read more...)

Nutrition for Trees

January 16, 2015 // 1 Comment

Effective nutrient management for trees begins with an understanding of their natural habitat and how trees obtain their mineral nutrients. Built to thrive in nature, trees (Read more...)

What’s Wrong with My Roots?

September 16, 2014 // 1 Comment

A healthy root system is essential for a healthy tree. Roots transport and store water and minerals, and safely anchor the tree to the ground. As such, it is important for (Read more...)

Daily Root Care

June 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Root systems may be the least visible part of the tree, but it definitely isn’t the least important part – especially when it comes to overall tree health! Roots (Read more...)

Soil Dos & Don’ts

April 16, 2014 // 1 Comment

Soil provides nourishment for the tree’s root system, so healthy soil is essential for a healthy tree! Check out these quick “Dos and Don’ts” to make sure you’re (Read more...)