Lightning Damage to Trees


A big lightning storm just passed through and I can't imagine that landscape trees didn't get hit. If you are one of the unlucky ones in any part of the country, I have tips on what do do after a strike. Good news: it's not always fatal!
See http://www.walterreeves.com/gardening-q-and-a/lightning-damage/
damage to pine
closeup of lightning damage
bark scored with razor knife
healing begins

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  • Sharron W
    on Aug 10, 2012

    Thanks Walter, That's exactly what I needed to know!

  • Mandi Gubler
    on Aug 10, 2012

    Cool post! The trees at our cabin have been overtaken by pine beetles and had to be cut down, it makes me so sad!!

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