All things trees! (part 2) Pruning and Solving Tree Problems, Plus Frost Cracks, White Oak and Wood Chips

Forester Greg Jordan joins Emma and Nate for part 2 of a 2-part episode on trees, focusing on pruning and tree problems, with bonus segments on frost cracking and wood chips with white oak as the episode’s featured plant.

When you see something out of the ordinary with a tree, how do you know if it’s really a problem or just something to shrug off? In part 2 of this 2-part episode on trees, Greg Jordan, Emma Erler and Nate Bernitz talk about pruning a bit to start and then focus most of the episode on a wide array of scenarios and what to do about them (if anything!). If you haven’t listened to part 1 yet, go back and listen to that first. 
  • Featured Question: How to prevent frost cracking? 
  • Featured Plant: White oak (Quercus alba) 
  • Closing Tip: Using Wood Chips 
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Transcript by Otter.ai 
2021