Needless to say, we’re in the midst of peak snow season and with it comes the spreading of salt, sand and all sorts of other minerals that get flung all over the ground in order to prevent ice from freezing, snow from accumulating and the like. All in all, this is a good thing – but it’s also worth noting that these substances can do a real job on your trees. This week’s blog lets you know what to look for and how to protect against this kind of damage.
Scientists have known for a long time just how important soil organics can be to the plants they support. From what nutrients are available and water holding capacity to disease control and resistance – managing a plant’s soil and the things we supplement it with can have an enormous impact on the micro-ecosystems they support.