The trees on your property are not only beautiful but can be functional as well. If you have a gorgeous specimen next to your driveway, you might park your car underneath it, using its foliage to shade your vehicle to keep it cool. Chances are that any visitors to your home are doing the same. This is not a great idea. But why? Compacted Soil, Compressed Roots The average weight of a small car is around 1354 kilos.
If you live in an old house, you might find that some of the trees in your yard are as old, or older, than your house. Trees are a great link to the past of the house, but as they get older, like any living thing, they need a little more tender loving care! I help homeowners restore and maintain the trees at their house so that they look beautiful and healthy again. If you are the proud owner of an older tree and want to make sure it retains its natural glory, keep reading for my hints and tips.