Trees Need Extra Care, Especially During Drought
California is experiencing a severe drought. As we all work together to conserve water, remember to take special care of your trees. Lawn can recover, but trees can be lost forever when the weather stays dry for extended periods.
Here are some of our favorite resources for helping your trees survive the drought.
Tip Sheet: We Need Trees, and Trees Need Water from the Sacramento Tree Foundation
Tip Sheet: Tips for Tree Care During Drought from the Sacramento Tree Foundation
Infographic: Help Your Trees Survive the Drought from the California Urban Forests Council
Video: How to Use the “Bucket Method” to give young trees the water they need from the Regional Water Authority and Sacramento Tree Foundation
Tip Sheet: Tree Watering Guidelines – The bucket method from the Sacramento Tree Foundation
Video: How to Help Mature Trees Survive the Dry Months from the Regional Water Authority and Sacramento Tree Foundation
UC Master Gardeners of Placer County Drought Advice