Why is My Tree Growing Moss?

Growing a strong, healthy tree can be symbolic of raising a child.  They both require a lot of love, attention, nourishment and support.  As they grow older their roots and foundation will become more defined, pronounced and stronger.  With continual love both will grow into something astounding and mesmerizing.  They will always be your baby so it’s natural that you will always do what you can to see them healthy and strong. 

When you see signs of distress on your tree, or things that naturally shouldn’t be there, it’s a cause for alarm and you immediately look for ways to get rid of it.  So when you see a growth such as moss next to your tree, you’re naturally inclined to call your local arborist to come out and inspect the surrounding environment.  Is moss a bad thing?  Will it cause your tree to die?  Must it be killed off?  …