When dry weather continues for an extended period, landscape trees depend on homeowners for water. It’s important to take care of surviving trees and nurture replacement trees with proper watering.
The amount of water a tree needs depends on many factors, including the age and species of the tree, the time of year, weather and soil type. As a rule, newly planted and young trees require more frequent watering than older, well-established trees. But during extended periods of drought, all trees benefit from supplemental