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How to Maintain Your Land this Summer

Summer is finally here, and hopefully, your land is flourishing. Whether you have a quarter of an acre or ten, maintaining your land is crucial for a variety of reasons, especially if you want to use it and keep it looking beautiful.

Why you need to maintain your land

Regardless of the size of your land, neglecting it will cause a variety of problems. Some of these include:

  • Soil erosion and loss of fertile land
  • Disease and mold can damage plants and trees
  • Weeds and invasive plants will choke out vegetation you actually want
  • Drainage issues can lead to waterlogging and drought conditions

And more.

Maintaining forest land

Forest land comes with different challenges. They will thrive under the right conditions. However, it’s important to clear away diseased trees and invasive species as well as keep it well-maintained to avoid:

  • Disease spreading to healthy trees and vegetation
  • Pests and invasive species that will deteriorate the health of your forest land
  • Wildfires that are hard to contain and can lead to total devastation

All of these issues and more can be prevented with regular inspection and maintenance! Without proper care of your land, your beautiful grove could quickly turn into a graveyard.

Land management tips

While we don’t have the answers to all of your potential problems, we do have a few tips for managing your land so it will continue (or begin) thriving. Some of these tips include:

  • Regular inspections:look for any of the above-listed problems and anything else that might be off
  • Regularly test the health of your soil: The sooner you catch a problem, the easier it will be to stop
  • Tree management: Clear out what you don’t need, especially if they’re dead/dying, diseased, or overcrowded
  • Keep debris cleaned up: This includes things like branches, leaves, garbage, etc.
  • Regular maintenance: Mowing, fertilizing, pest control

Work with Up North Land Clearing

Need help managing your land? We have a variety of services available to help with just that! Some of these include mulching, ditching, mowing, tree removal, brush cutting, demolition, and hunting land work.

Give us a call today to get started! (218) 304-7591