Tree Care

Is Fall a Good Time to Plant Trees and Shrubs?

Fall planting

Would you like to plant trees and shrubs this fall?

It was such a pleasure to sink one’s hands into the warm earth, to feel at one’s fingertips the possibilities of the new season.” – Kate Morton

Gardening is one of those rare things that bring a feeling of something new every time. It reminds you that so many wonderful things are possible. This coming month is no different. September is perfect time to plant trees and shrubs.

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How to Protect Peach Trees from Peach Leaf Curl

Peach tree

Are there peach trees in your garden?

It didn’t occur to me that… that gardening, like music, could demand practice, patience, a willingness to make mistakes.” – Amy Stewart

Sometimes when gardening like in life, things do not always go the way we planned. That is why we at Rootwell Products Inc. want to help by offering information about gardening so that you know what to do when things don’t go the way you planned. In light of that, today we are sharing about how to prevent the peaches in your garden from getting diseases.

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How to Make Sure Your Crabapple Tree Grows Strong

How to Make Sure Your Crabapple Tree Grows Strong

Are you looking to add a little something extra to your landscape for next spring?

Would you like to an easy to grow tree that is worth growing?

Welcome to another Beginner Gardener Wednesday. We are running a series that is targeted towards our greener thumb community. Every Wednesday, we provide tips and tricks that make gardening easy. Whether you have been gardening your whole life or you’ve just started, this series is for you. Today, we will be taking a closer look the crabapple tree.

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How to Water Your Trees in August

August sun

Are you nervous your trees won’t make it through the summer?

Do hot temperatures have your trees looking sad?

Are the temperatures in your area heating up? Have you ever bought a tree at the beginning of summer and then around this time of year, you start to notice how almost sad the tree looks? This may have to do with how much water your tree is getting.

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Warning: How to Save Your Dying Trees

Warning: How to Save Your Dying Trees

Are the summer temperatures too much for your trees?

At a loss on why your trees keep dying?

Are you planning your weekend project? How are your trees doing? The summer temperatures are rising and often times that mean our trees are suffering and at risk for dying.

Did you know there are easy ways to prevent this from happening?

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How to Save Your Trees and Plants From Summer’s Hot Temperatures

High temps depicting how to save trees in drought

Do you remember the drought of 2012?

Picture this, you’ve finally done it. You have invested hours of time and money into your landscape. You sit back and admire how amazing your landscape looks and will continue to look for years on end.

A few weeks later, the temperatures are rising and that is when you notice that you are losing your first tree. Next, your shrubs look as though they never have been watered. You water and water with your watering can, but nothing seems to work.

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4 Ways to Keep Your Trees Healthy This Summer

4 Ways to Keep Your Trees Healthy This Summer

Are you looking to plant some new trees this year?

Picture this, you walk into the garden nursery and it’s standing there, the perfect tree. It has everything you wanted, good shade, beautiful color, and the price is just right. You buy it, bring it home, and plant it. A few weeks later as you are finishing the dinner dishes you suddenly notice that your perfect tree isn’t doing so well. Then you see it, your perfect tree, the tree you invested good time and money into is dying.

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West Michigan’s Freeze Could Leave Apple Crop Bare

Apple blossom

Do you love the smell of homemade apple sauce?

When you think of the fall, do you think of drinking apple cider?

Last year, the drought almost wiped out the apple crop. The grocery stores were forced to import apples from West Michigan and Washington. Our pockets felt the loss of the apple crop as well when the cider prices jumped to 10-13 dollars a gallon at some orchards.

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How To Save Your Trees and Your Money

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Do your trees keep dying on you?

Are you bleeding your wallet every year because of your trees?

We all love to look out at our back yard and see flourishing trees. While my iPhone’s weather app tells me that it is 1 degree outside, I know that it is time to get planning for spring. It may be cold, but before I know it, the weather report will have warmer forecasts and birds will be showing up on my back deck.

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How to Protect Your Trees From Heavy Snow

Trees with heavy snow

Has your area been hit with heavy snow?

Are you wondering what the best way to protect your trees from heavy snow is?

The other day, I was sitting in my warm home, drinking this amazing cup of coffee when I looked outside to see a heavy snow fall. My first thought was “what an amazing moment, I need to sit and enjoy because these moments don’t happen often”. I sat there for maybe 30 seconds when I noticed my tree and how they were actually drooping from all the snow!

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