Tree Fertilization

& Soil Building

Why Fertilize Your Trees?

Proper fertilization of your trees and shrubs can greatly improve their health and vitality. Studies have shown that with the right fertilization, plants and trees are more resistant to disease and insects.

Trees are especially vulnerable in spring so we typically recommend a spring fertilizer application to set them up for maximum success over the upcoming growing season. That's then followed with both a summer and fall application for optimal health.

Would your trees or shrubs benefit from spring fertilization? Find out here >>


Choosing the Right Fertilizer

Fertilizing your trees isn't as simple as buying a bag of "balanced fertilizer" from the store and dumping it on the ground around the tree. In fact, you can do more harm than good with this method.


Because you don't know what nutrients your tree really needs, and which it doesn't.

In the end, it's all about the soil - your trees are only as healthy as the soil they're growing in.

We use a specially developed organic fertilizer so there are no toxic chemicals to worry about - it's good for the tree, the soil and the environment.

Is your soil healthy? Learn how to evaluate it and why soil health matters >>


How To Most Effectively Fertilize Trees

To get the nutrients to the tree in the most efficient and effective way possible, we use a special tool to inject the fertilizer right into the soil around your trees. From there, tree roots can quickly absorb what they need.

Find out how deep root fertilization helps struggling trees >>


When to Fertilize Trees

Spring and fall are the best times to fertilize your trees and landscape. We also do a summer fertilizer application to ensure plants have enough nutrients available to them throughout the growing season.

We can't fertilize trees when the ground is frozen so the last call for fall fertilization is October 31, and we generally start spring fertilization in March or April (book early!).


If you notice leaves dropping earlier than usual, yellowing leaves, or the tree canopy looking a little "thin," give us a call!

We'll do a thorough soil test to see what the tree needs and then give it the "boost" it needs for added vigor and health.

Call us at 440-564-1374 to schedule a spring or fall fertilization or use the online forms below.

Request a Free Quote

Give us a call at 440-564-1374 or click below to set up a time for us to inspect your trees for a free estimate.

Independent Tree crew member applying fall fertilizer with PHC truck in background


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