HomesteadingHow To Remove Ivy From A Homestead Tree

How To Remove Ivy From A Homestead Tree

This helpful tutorial of how to remove ivy from a homestead tree is a life saving act for your valuable trees. Trees need our help to stay healthy by removing invasive ivy vines, protect a tree’s critical root zone, don’t over fertilize and mulch around the base of the trunk.  Ivy vines are parasites to a tree, it  competes with the tree for nutrients and water.

Trees are an important asset to any homestead by:
Reduce pollution by recycling carbon dioxide and monoxide
Creates natural wind breaks
Habitat for wildlife
Lower energy costs by shading a home
Increases the value of your property
Absorb and block noise

Did you know that one large tree can supply a day’s supply of oxygen for four people ?

Please remember – Once cut, leave ivy on the tree. Do not pull it off because that could harm the tree. Ivy will gradually blend into the tree bark after it is cut.

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How To Remove Ivy From A Homestead Tree
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Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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