Tree & Shrub

Drought and Landscape Trees: Effects, Signs, and Watering Guidelines

Alabama is in the midst of a drought with unusually warm fall weather and trees are beginning to exhibit signs of stress. Droughts, especially prolonged droughts, affect trees and other woody plants in serious ways. The effects are not always…

Drought May Cause Leaf Drop on Trees and Shrubs

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – More than 80 percent of Alabama is suffering some level of drought. Homeowners are wondering how these conditions are affecting their trees and shrubs.  Kerry Smith, with Alabama Extension’s Home Grounds team, said that although trees…