How to tell if a tree is dead or dying

How to tell if a tree is dead or dying

 Noel Kirkpatrick

A sick tree can infect the other trees in your yard. (Photo: Jannarong/Shutterstock)

 A dying tree in a forest is nature simply running its course and eventually giving back to its ecosystem. A dying tree in a well-landscaped yard, however, can pose problems for other trees and everything else around it.

If you have trees near your home, it’s a good idea to keep an eye on their health and to take action if you think a tree is dying or dead…