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Removing Tree Stakes | Determining When it is Safe to Remove Tree Stakes

Removing Tree Stakes

You may be wondering how to determine the best time for removing tree stakes. If you have recently planted trees in your yard, chances are you have installed tree stakes to support your seedlings or young trees. Most newly planted trees require tree stakes and guy wires to keep them healthy and upright until they take hold in their new home. This is especially true in certain planting conditions. These scenarios include: a tree that has a small root ball relative to its overall size, trees that are planted in windy climates, and young trees that may have heavy foliage. Read more

The Dangers of Using Metal Tree Stakes

metal tree stakes

We see Metal Tree Stakes in use every day, and are often oblivious to the dangers they may create. When replanting young trees, Metal Tree Stakes are frequently used to support the undeveloped trees until they have become established in their new environment. Read more

Steel T-Posts vs Metal Stakes What is the Difference

Steel T-Posts

Are Metal Stakes and Steel T-Posts the same thing?

While many people refer to Steel T-Posts simply as metal posts or steel stakes, there are many other variations of metal stakes and posts that are not necessarily T-Shaped but equally as dangerous. Of course, traditional Steel T-Posts are easily identified by looking at the stake from the top or end of the stake and observing the “T” shape. If you were to take the time to cut a Steel T-Post in half with a saw, or better yet cut a thin ¼” slice; the cross section of the piece you cut off the stake would look just like the letter “T”. Okay, I agree that’s far too much information to simply state the obvious! Read more

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Welcome to the Stake-SAFE blog. We will use this blog to bring you the latest product news and share tips you can utilize to create your own beautiful landscape while keeping your family, pets, and wildlife safe. Read more