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Master Gardener: Recognizing hazardous trees before the storm
Michelle Le Strange • Master Gardener • October 1, 2009
As we enter October we hope that the rainy season will soon begin. But are your older trees ready for a big storm? Every year we hear about trees falling into power lines or smashing into the roof of a house.
Are you concerned about a tree falling over, or a large limb crashing down on your house or car? It is during the season of rainy and windy weather when trees that have become hazardous make their presence known.
But how can you tell if you have a hazardous tree before the branch lands on your house?