Winter Tree Watering Necessary During Drought Conditions

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo- Despite lots of snow falling in Colorado, much of the southwest area in the state is experiencing some level of drought. According to the Colorado State Forest Service, recently planted trees in lower elevations often require additional watering even during the winter.

Adding winter water to your trees can ensure their health for the spring season, while not watering your trees can result in long term consequences. The Colorado State Forest Service says dry trees become more likely to have roots and branches die, which can increase insect and disease problems on trees.

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