Tree care during extended periods of dry weather can prevent drought stress. A stressed tree will begin to decline from lack of water, which will make it more susceptible to pests and disease. Your tree service can help you implement the following so your trees are able to survive the drought.
1. Remove Competition
Weeds, ornamental plants, and lawn grass compete with the tree for water. Removing these plants so they aren't growing right over the root zone around the trunk can help the tree have access to the water it needs.