Friday, February 22, 2008

Landscape - Remove Those Stakes and Wires

It may be necessary to use guy wires and stakes to keep trees and large shrubs from leaning with prevailing winds on exposed sites. However, many times wires and stakes are left on too long. The following are some pictures illustrating the problems when stakes and wires are not removed in time.

Picture from UMass Extension

Picture from Tracy Wootten, Extension Horticulture Agent, UD, Sussex County

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