Tag: Snow Damage

  • Repairing and Preventing Snow Damage in the Landscape

    Repairing and Preventing Snow Damage in the Landscape

    Split bark, broken branches, and winter burned foliage – it’s enough to make any gardener long to take refuge in a warmer climate. However, a little knowledge can go a long way towards preventing and repairing storm damage. By treating your plants properly in summer and fall, you can help plants harden off and become immune […]

  • Garden Q&A: Snow-Loading on Arborvitae

    Garden Q&A: Snow-Loading on Arborvitae

    A timely question from Jennifer about sprawling Arborvitae: I have several 8-10 ft arborvitae that are bent over to various degrees from the weight of the heavy snowfall. Will these branches bounce back on their own or should I try to tie them to the main trunk to straighten them back up?