Caring for Your Established Shade Trees

Author(s): E.R. Hasselkus

Losing a large shade tree can be a downer. This fact sheet will tell you how to minimize chances that a big old friend will come crashing down—including how to prune it, treat its wounds, fertilize it, and reduce the deleterious effects of ice, snow, salt, rodents, deer, drought, and soil compaction (6 pages, 1993).

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Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest

University of Wisconsin-Extension