Saint Paul Trees Need Your Help
The benefit of trees provide to society, particularly in densely populated and upwardly developed communities such as
Publicly owned trees which create
The city's forestry experts are offering a host of suggestions on how to water trees:
- Water trees in the early morning or evening.
- Smaller trees need to be watered every other day for 30 to 60 minutes; a slow trickle of water the tree's base is best.
- Larger trees need watering two to three per week for one to two hours; use a trickle or slow stream around the drip line. That's where water would drip during a rainfall.
City of St. Paul officials say that a tree that needs watering often has yellowed, drooping or wilting leaves, or a premature loss of leaves.
Rainfall for the year is 4.5 inches below normal. July was 1.77 inches short.