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  • Growing Together: Summer 16 Issue

    Growing Together: Summer 16 Issue

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  • Tree Service Tips: Preparing Your Home - and Landscape - for Sale4:02

    Tree Service Tips: Preparing Your Home - and Landscape - for Sale

    Curb appeal matters! Check out a few ways to enhance your green space in advance of a sale. Hosted by ISA Board Certified Master Arborist Steve Nagy.

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  • Why is Bark Falling off My Tree (Oak, Pine, Ash, Maple)?

    Why is Bark Falling off My Tree (Oak, Pine, Ash, Maple)?

    Full canopies, plump fruit, thick bark—all these things describe a healthy tree. But what if you spot peeling bark on your tree? Help it out by learning about the causes—and solutions—below.

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  • Best Trees to Plant on Hillsides and Slopes (Evergreen, Shade and Fruit)

    Best Trees to Plant on Hillsides and Slopes (Evergreen, Shade and Fruit)

    We can help our trees help us is by picking the right tree for the right place! Then, trees do a better job of saving us money, providing shade and even reducing noise. To do that, you first need...

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  • Best Way to Get Rid of Grass Clippings? Compost! Here’s How.

    Best Way to Get Rid of Grass Clippings? Compost! Here’s How.

    But did you know you can put your grass clippings to work? If you use them right, they can save you time and money while also creating a healthier lawn. Plus, it’s super easy to do! So, if you’ve...

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  • Vertical mulching technology can address tree stress due to compaction issues.1:49

    Vertical mulching technology can address tree stress due to compaction issues.

    Professional arborist tip: vertical mulching technology can help reduce the effects of soil compaction and address root issues without damaging the tree.

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  • Applying Dormant Oils Can Help Protect Your Trees From Parasitic Insects2:21

    Applying Dormant Oils Can Help Protect Your Trees From Parasitic Insects

    Learn why applying dormant oil can help to keep your trees and shrubs healthy and give you a head start on insect management in the spring.

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  • Can I Use a Pressure Washer to Clean or Spray Trees?

    Can I Use a Pressure Washer to Clean or Spray Trees?

    Tim said, “I’ve been noticing more people in my area using power washers to ‘clean’ their tree trunks.” He wanted to know if we recommended washing trees with power washers. And we often get...

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  • How Much Should I Pay for Tree Removal?

    How Much Should I Pay for Tree Removal?

    If you’re 100% sure it’s time to remove your tree, then the next step is to make it happen. At Davey, we work with you to make the process as smooth as possible. But first thing’s first, let’s...

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  • The Best Trees for Blocking Wind and Windbreak (By Zone)

    The Best Trees for Blocking Wind and Windbreak (By Zone)

    One of the many ways trees work hard to keep us happy is by warming our landscapes in winter. Read on to find out the best windbreak trees for your area trees for your area and tips on how to...

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  • The Best Trees for Blocking Wind and Windbreak (By Zone)

    The Best Trees for Blocking Wind and Windbreak (By Zone)

    One of the many ways trees work hard to keep us happy is by warming our landscapes in winter. Read on to find out the best windbreak trees for your area trees for your area and tips on how to...

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  • When Grass Stops Growing, It's the Last Mow of the Season!

    When Grass Stops Growing, It's the Last Mow of the Season!

    Mowing at the end of the fall season is one of the best ways to bring your hardy, green grass back for another great year. Don’t have a pre-winter plan for your lawn yet? No problem! Here’s...

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  • Compost Shredded, Dry Leaves to Get These Leaf Compost Benefits

    Compost Shredded, Dry Leaves to Get These Leaf Compost Benefits

    Tidying up your yard in fall can easily turn into a day-long job. After all that hard work, put your leaves to good use. Compost is the best way to do that. Its many benefits make your lengthy...

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  • The Best Way to Clean Up Leaves (Even in a Large Yard)

    The Best Way to Clean Up Leaves (Even in a Large Yard)

    Remember how excited you were to see leaves fall when you were a kid? Now, seeing leaves cascade into the yard reminds you that you’re the one who has to clean them up. Leaf removal can feel like...

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  • Is My Tree Dying or Dead? Here’s How to Tell and What You Can Do

    Is My Tree Dying or Dead? Here’s How to Tell and What You Can Do

    Bryan, a Davey blog reader from British Columbia was “concerned that some of our trees might be dying or in danger of falling on our house or other buildings,” and wanted to know some dying tree...

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  • Signs and Symptoms of Tree Stress (Plus Treatment)

    Signs and Symptoms of Tree Stress (Plus Treatment)

    While wandering the yard, did you spot something that looked a bit unusual? Perhaps a bare branch that’s usually bursting with leaves? Keep reading to find out if what you spotted is a serious or...

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  • Grass Turning Yellow After Fertilizing? Here’s How to Repair.

    Grass Turning Yellow After Fertilizing? Here’s How to Repair.

    Did you recently fertilize and now spot yellow grass, brown spots or streaking? You may have over fertilized your lawn. Look for these symptoms of fertilizer burn, then learn how to repair your turf.

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  • What Month Do Leaves Change Color and Fall Off Trees?

    What Month Do Leaves Change Color and Fall Off Trees?

    Now that you’ve survived the last hot day of summer, you’re looking forward to the next big thing: fall's leaf change! Learn what month your tree leaves will likely change color and fall this autumn.

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  • Best Time to Overseed Lawn (Midwest, Northeast, South, West)

    Best Time to Overseed Lawn (Midwest, Northeast, South, West)

    When you look out into your yard to admire its lush, green lawn, the last thing you want to see is stringy weeds, brown patches or bald spots. Overseeding is an effective remedy for those pesky...

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  • Step-by-Step: How to Clean Up the Yard and Trees After a Storm

    Step-by-Step: How to Clean Up the Yard and Trees After a Storm

    Puddles across the landscape, downed tree branches, defoliated plants–what needs your attention, and what will rebound on its own?  Learn exactly how to help your landscape recover after a big...

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  • Do Arborvitae Branches Grow Back After Deer or Storm Damage?

    Do Arborvitae Branches Grow Back After Deer or Storm Damage?

    If your arborvitae branches are bent, broken, or bare, will the tree branches grow back? There are a few simple things you can do to help arborvitaes recover.

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  • Why Are There Brown or Black Spots on My Maple Leaves?

    Why Are There Brown or Black Spots on My Maple Leaves?

    What if your maple leaves develop unsightly brown or black spots in summer? Is your tree in trouble–or even a goner? While those spots look worrisome, it’s just tar spot–a fungal disease that...

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