We have had an incredibly dry March and April, following on from a relatively dry winter.
Please water your trees and shrubs if they have been planted or transplanted in the past five years or if they are showing signs of stress.
This will need to continue until we have a substantial, lengthy period of rain. This is not forecast. Any rain showers etc will have minimal effect.
It is possible that this dry period will extend into the normal dry mid-late spring and summer, at which time watering of these trees will be needed.