We’re in the middle of hurricane season and even though there is no way to predict if a storm will strike, it is best to be safe than sorry. Taking the time to make your yard hurricane ready by identifying potential risk areas can save you a headache in the long run. It may be difficult to entirely protect your home and yard from the strong winds of a hurricane, but there are certain steps you can take to help minimize the damage. Here are a few landscape solutions to consider this hurricane season.
Choosing the right trees.
Before choosing new plants and trees for your yard, find out how wind resistant they are. For example, palms, live oak and sea grape all tolerate strong winds. However, there are others that are prone to more storm damage. Therefore, carefully consider the type of trees you plant in your yard. Consider … Read the rest