Winter Gives the Tree Time to Acclimate
It’s winter and a great time to plant trees! It’s best to plant trees when they have enough time to establish roots before they’re exposed to stressors like high heat.
Winter gives a tree the chance to acclimatize itself to your soil. So in the spring, it bursts forth with leaves and flowers.
What’s great about Alabama is we have mild winters and that gives trees enough growing time to establish root systems that will survive in hot summers.
Landscaping in Birmingham – Well-Positioned Trees Can Save You Money!
Here’s a little trivia, did you know that a good “shade tree” can hugely impact a home’s air conditioning requirements by blocking direct sunlight in the summer?
The American Power Association estimates that strategic landscaping can reduce a home cooling bill by 50%!
In winter months well-positioned trees (especially Evergreens) can help block the wind, this cuts heating cost by 20 to 50%.
Other benefits of a tree-lined property include keeping erosion in check by virtue of trees’ extensive roots and they’re also great for privacy.
A lot of work goes into a strategically planned landscape. We are experts in this area and would be delighted to offer our services; you can call us at 205-702-4426 or click here to email us. We would love to hear your ideas and work with you to bring them to life.