arrival_experience_banner.jpg

How to Straighten a Damaged Ornamental Tree

How to Straighten a Damaged Tree

In the wake of Hurricane Irene, The Garden Continuum has been cleaning up tons of tree damage. While Irene did destroy many shrubs and trees, she also left us with the wounded. This week, TGC shows you how to straighten trees that have been blown over by strong winds.

 

tree-straighten-hurricane irene-damage

We use the Deere to help reposition the tree

duckbill-anchor-tree-support

Once in place, we use duckbills or earth anchors to secure the tree in place

deere-tree-straighten

Once straight, we can set the anchors and attach the arbor tie

adding-duckbills-arbor-tie

Pounding in the duckbills 

leaning-tree-damaged-wind-hurricane

Before

damaged-tree-ready-to-lift-

During

tree-upright-secure

After

The Insider's Guide to Landscape Design

Topics: Home Landscape Ideas Building A Better Landscape Business Landscape and Garden Maintenance