Chances are that you’ve been busy cleaning up your yard since Hurricane Irma left town. And you have a large pile of palm fronds, tree branches, coconuts and other brown matter at your curb.
But if you want the trees that are left to flourish in the days and years to come, your work doesn’t end with debris removal. How you manage the trees remaining in your yard during the next few days will have long-lasting consequences for their futures.
In case you need guidance on what to do next, The Coastal Star is providing these links to information provided by the University of Florida IFAS Extension program. Now go save your trees.
— Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley