How to Paint Tree Trunks White?

Answer The bark of tree trunks are painted white to protect younger trees from sunburn and may deter insect boring infestation. The white paint can also make it easier to see if the bark of the tree is be... Read More »

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Why do people paint the bottom of tree trunks white?

MASTER GARDENER TO THE RESCUEThank You Ragin Karen from making me write it out again this week. Karen is 100% correct. It has NOTHING to do with controlling anything but sun and wind burn on soft... Read More »

Why do they paint the trunks on small fruit trees white?

MASTER GARDENER TO THE RESCUE.BOO! All wrong answers. No recess today. Think about it? It is something your mom did for you as a baby. No, not that. Think.... first trip to the beach after a... Read More »

Are petrified tree trunks fossils?

Petrified tree trunks are a kind of fossil. Current scientific theories hold that in order for wood to turn to stone, trees must be rapidly buried in the kind of sediment found in flooded areas. Ov... Read More »

How to Protect Young Tree Trunks from Lawn Care Damage?

Completed Protector, OpenAn easy way to protect young trees (1"-3" diameter) from string trimmer damage or lawn mower strikes is to construct a protective sleeve out of ribbed, black drainage pipe ... Read More »