Sterling Tree Service and Lawn Care Expert Says Deep Root Feeding Can Save Stressed Trees after Long Island's Soaring Temperatures

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Sterling Tree Service and Lawn Care's Expert Arborist Says Long Island Trees Are Often Under Stress Following a Very Hot Summer and Need Deep Root Feeding to Replenish Lost Nutrients.

Because of abnormal temperatures on East Long Island, many of the trees are in a state of stress and have possibly gone into a downward spiral of decline. Some symptoms appear immediately but others won’t appear until after 2 or 3 years go by. According to Sterling Churgin, a certified arborist and owner of Sterling Tree Service and Lawn Care, this is why deep root feeding for trees and shrubs should be a routine part of any Long Island tree care and lawn care maintenance.

"Caring for trees and shrubs after an extreme summer is important for many reasons," says Churgin, an expert in the areas of Long Island lawn care and tree care. "When tall pines and maples go into decline the root structure starts to decay. This creates a danger on residential properties where many of the recreational areas such as the pool or swingset, are surrounded by these tall trees." Another consideration is the unnecessary financial burden that is created by replacing or removing trees. Heavy machinery has to get into inaccessible areas, doing damage to the lawn, compacting soil which can kill other trees and often sprinkler lines or electrical lighting get ripped up. Not to mention the headache of contractors working for months and the unsightly holes all over the landscape. Just increasing water is not going to save these trees. It is important to replace nutrients and minerals that are being depleted.

Sterling Tree Services and Lawn Care has over 25 years of experience servicing East Long Island, including Southampton, Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor, Montauk and Watermill. Sterling Churgin, the owner, is a Board Certified Master Arborist, the highest certification available in the industry. Churgin knows exactly what each species of tree and shrub need in every season throughout the year. One of the beautiful things about working with Sterling Tree Services and Lawn Care is that they have a good eye when identifying a problem. They can tell if there is infestation, damaged roots or improper planting. There is a difference in working with an expert in the field.

Preventive landscape treatment will guarantee a healthy look all year round. Trees and shrubs don’t just need water and sun. It's about how much and how little and supplementing what they need when it is not found naturally. Deep root feeding will ensure a trees longevity and proper blooming of shrubs next spring.

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