What is it?
Elms are synonymous with New England and New Hampshire. Sadly, these trees have been dying off at an almost unthinkable rate over the past 100 years or so. The deep decline in population is due to a disease called Dutch Elm Disease that is spread by a specific kind of beetle – and has proven incredibly difficult to contain. It’s a disease that can be headed off at the pass (with proper maintenance) – but still presents a massive threat to our elm population.
What is it?
Winter is coming and if the Farmer’s Almanac has anything to say about it – this one is going to be cold and snowy. We got off a little easy last year here in the Seacoast region – and as such, it’s important to give ourselves a little refresher on taking care of your trees in the winter.
As we’ve mentioned in previous blogs, it’s important to make sure that every winter you find some sort of insulation for the trees that matter the most to you. Mulch has been brought up several times – and summarily will be discussed a little bit later on, but there are some other forms of insulation you can use to help your tree thrive through the harsh next few months.
Let’s jump right in!
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