Davey Tree Flipbooks

Fall 2016 Issue: Growing Together

The Davey Tree Expert Company provides residential and commercial tree service and landscape service throughout North America. Read our Flipbooks for helpful tips and information on proper tree and lawn care.

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If you're like most people, you want your newly planted trees to be healthy and robust from the start. But did you know there's a lot more to your fall tree planting project than you may think? From choosing the right species, to picking the best location, to giving good aftercare, our arborists also recommend this: PLANT AT THE PROPER DEPTH. Because tree roots require plenty of water, oxygen and softer soil, it's important to plant new trees properly. In fact, planting right can help prevent 80 percent of tree problems, including premature death. The secret to proper planting? Plant trees so that the root flare (where the trunk starts to bulge at the bottom) is level with, or slightly above, soil surface. This helps ensure a healthy root system with plenty of oxygenation. Learn more about proper planting. Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional arborist. (Do This.) WANT HEALTHIER TREE TRANSPLANTS? planting depth

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