Spring is time to take care of those valuable trees

Should trees be pruned in the spring? How deep must fertilizer be applied to reach the roots of trees? Which species of trees should be topped to keep them from falling on a house?

Most homeowners treasure the trees on their property but know little about how to care for them. Much of what people hear about tree care is incorrect, based on myths and misconceptions. Here are the top nine myths of tree care.

•When a tree is planted, it
should be securely staked to ensure

the developm...

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