Mulching a newly planted tree is a must. What does mulching do? Several very important things. It helps retain moisture. It keeps mower decks and weed whips away from the tender bark of a tree (one of the biggest causes of death in young trees) and it prevents competition from weeds and grass.
The tornadoes of September 20th, 2018, forever changed the landscape at our home and woods located near the Cannon River Wilderness Park.
This spring has seen the cleanup of the yard and a start on the woods. We have replanted many trees - some just small little seedlings - some a little larger and we have … Continue Reading ››
Father's Day is almost here, and at Knecht's Nurseries, we have thousands of trees in stock and ready to plant. The long days of early to mid-summer are an excellent time for newly planted trees to grow lots of … Continue Reading ››
For property owners who suffered devastating tree losses in the September 20th tornadoes, there is a path forward to a satisfying recovery. Hard work on the cleanup of broken trees and a reasonable phased plan for replanting over several years can produce a satisfying, successful and great looking recovery for … Continue Reading ››
The widespread storm damage that occurred on September 20th has resulted in the loss of huge numbers of trees for several thousand families and businesses. Cleanup efforts are well underway, but for many months and even years of hard work lie ahead to return devastated properties … Continue Reading ››