Trees are part of landscaping that can beautify a lawn or community. A tree-lined avenue can truly improve the look of a road. However, these trees can overgrow or become damaged, resulting in a negative appearance for the neighborhood. Luckily, there is a way to deal with this problem. Below are tips for how to kill a tree without cutting it down.
Some people find themselves between a rock and a hard place with their neighborhood trees. They want to get rid of certain trees, but they don’t want to pay for the process of getting it cut down. By killing it first they can get around the financial burden because the city will remove any dead trees for free.
There are a couple different options for people to pursue to kill trees without cutting them down. The easiest is to cut a thick ring around the bark at the base of the tree trunk. You can chip the bark off in a wide circle to be extra sure that this will work. This process works because it exposes the inner tree to the elements and to disease. It also scars the trunk so that it cannot absorb nutrients properly and then the tree begins to die from lack of sustenance.
You can also try to pour gasoline around the base of the tree so that the roots will absorb it. This toxic substance will also speed the killing process. If you want to move on to another option you can drill holes into the trunk of the tree. Remove the bark where you want to drill and using a power drill and biggest drill bit to take out a deep hole from the base. Fill this area with a mixture of diesel and roundup for the tree to absorb. Superglue the bark back into place to hold everything in. Repeat this process around the entire base and this should kill the tree within six months.
If you have more questions about what you can do to kill a tree without cutting it down, you should try to talk to a professional so that you can get the best help possible. The easiest fastest way to get in contact with reliable local landscaping service businesses is to use TalkLocal. Just put in your problem and availability and let them do all the work. Within minutes you will be connected to someone who should be able to help you out.