With the recent storms still fresh in our memory here are some tips to save your precious trees after they've been damaged by the wind.
1. Assessing the damage. After the wind has died down it's time to inspect your trees, be careful when underneath broken branches as they can come crashing down at any moment. Check for splits or cracks in the main trunk or root uplift, as well as smaller broken branches.
DIY advice for lifestylers, written by Kiwi Cattle Yards owner, Euan Seymour.