How to Help Your Trees in a Drought

One way to do deep root watering

Trees need deep root watering. So during water restrictions, when you are allowed, give them a good long drink. And then mulch, mulch, mulch, to slow evaporation and keep the ground cool.

Minimize or stop pruning or trimming to avoid scorching your shrubs.

For best results, avoid […]

Is it OK to plant a tree in August?

Well, yes and no. It depends.

Are you purchasing a tree that is in a pot, or a tree whose roots are balled and burlapped?

If the tree is pot bound, wait until it drops its leaves in the fall, then fix the roots as described here.

If not pot-bound, container plants can be planted […]