Donna Tatting Chisago County Master Gardener The long dry spell has me spending lots of time watering. The most noticeable drought effect is with birch trees. All of my river birch and white spire are well-established, at least 15 years old, but several are covered with yellow leaves. Severe drought stress can cause branch dieback, [...]
With soil moisture levels at an all-time low, the DNR is urging people to discontinue drawing water from underground sources for irrigation.