In Moscow, spoke about the care of trees during the heat

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in photobacteria on Tverskaya street in Moscow. Archival photoIn Moscow, spoke about the care of trees during the heat© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

Work to care for trees planted within the city’s improvement program, continued in Moscow during the heat wave, reported the press service of the Moscow Department for major housing repairs.

«In hot weather it is especially important to provide the growing in trees and shrubs comfortable. The basic works on maintenance of parks and gardens at this time – watering. Watering is carried out as necessary up to several times a week – depending on the breed, age and condition of trees and shrubs,» — said the press service on Tuesday.

They explained that the specialists of the urban center weekly to check the moisture of the soil during the summer months, each tree receives from 10 to 60 liters of water. Watering is done at night, because at night less moisture evaporates, and the equipment does not interfere with the movement of vehicles.

«In addition, the number of required treatments include sprinkling the crown with a solution of green soap, which are held in July and early August at least once a week. This allows you to wash away leaves the dust of the road and to prevent the development of aphid. Under trees and shrubs adds nutrients to the soil, is weeding tree trunks and forming holes for easy watering,» — said in the Department.

Also in late July – early August is moulding trim crowns of lindens and maples. «This year’s crop will be about two thousand trees on the Garden ring and inbound groups and outbound routes», – said the press service.

As of mid-summer, the young lindens, decorative Apple trees and elms provide the active growth of shoots on skeletal branches will be shortened under the main tree form. This is done to ensure that new shoots had become stronger by the fall and did not suffer from the cold in the winter. Trees will be cleared from the small dry branches and remove weak shoots, said the Agency.