At Leaf & Limb, we talk a lot about summer tree care tasks like watering, mulching, and pest management. However, there are also important things that need to happen during fall and winter (otherwise known as the dormant season). In this video we’ll cover what is most important to focus on during the dormant season including feeding your soil, planting new trees, and larger pruning jobs.

It’s also a great time of year to have your local Treecologist inspect the health of your larger trees.

We’ve created a handy Fall & Winter Tree Care Checklist for you to download:

Read more about why it’s important to leave your leaves here:

Read more about how to leave your leaves here:


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