Garden and Tree Care During Spring

Spring has arrived, and with it comes a burst of colour, warmth, and growth. It’s the perfect time to revive your garden and trees after the winter slumber and create a haven of beauty. We’re thrilled to share valuable tips and insights on how to care for your garden and trees during this season of renewal.

1. Prepare the Soil: The Foundation of Success

Before embarking on any planting endeavours, ensure your soil is well-prepared. Test the soil’s pH levels and enrich it with compost or organic matter to promote healthy growth. Loosen the soil to encourage proper drainage and root development.

2. Pruning for Perfection

Remember those branches you’ve been eyeing all winter? Now’s the time to carefully trim away any dead, diseased, or overgrown limbs. This not only improves the tree’s appearance but also encourages healthier growth.

3. Planting and Transplanting

Spring is the time to introduce new plants and transplant existing ones. Choose native or well-adapted species to ensure a successful transition. Keep an eye on weather forecasts.

4. Mulching Magic

A layer of mulch around your trees works wonders. It conserves moisture, suppresses weeds, and keeps those tree roots comfy. Just make sure not to pile it up against the trunk; give your trees some breathing space!

5. Irrigation Wisdom

Proper watering is crucial during the growing season. Water deeply and less frequently to encourage strong root development.

6. Pest and Disease Patrol

Spring is a prime time for pests and diseases to make an appearance. Regularly inspect your plants for signs of infestation or illness. Integrate natural pest control methods, like introducing beneficial insects or using neem oil, to keep unwanted visitors at bay.

7. Feeding Frenzy

Give your garden a nutritious boost by applying a balanced fertilizer. Choose options with a higher phosphorus content to encourage flower and fruit development.

8. Observation and Enjoyment

Amidst all the care and hard work, remember to take time to appreciate the beauty and wonder of your garden. Sit back, relax, and watch as your efforts blossom.

At The Highveld Tree Fellers, our skilled team is always at your service. With years of experience under our belts and a genuine passion for trees, we’re here to address your tree concerns, from pruning to preservation.

Have any question? Don’t hesitate to reach out – we’re all ears and ready to assist.

Happy gardening!
The Highveld Tree Fellers