Davey Tree Service Blog: Tree Care Tips & Checklists

  • A Day in the Life of a Red Maple Leaf

    This is my time to shine.

    I've been pumped with chlorophyll and have been using the sun's energy to make simple sugars from water and carbon dioxide all spring and summer long. These carbohydrates have helped me and my siblings grow and survive windy days on these branches that we call home. This is a good thing, too, since some of us can get a little leery of heights until we feel strong enough.

    It's been one of my better years. Mother Nature has been good to me and I've had a long and wonderful summer.

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  • "Fall" ing for Red Maples

    Golden branches bursting in front of deep, dense evergreen spikes as if circled in sun-kissed halos.

    Lacy masses of celadon shining amidst dark grayish-brown trunks.

    Leaves in the freshest shades of carrot and deepest shades of pumpkin turning heads as much for their ginger sparkle as their soft rustling in the wind.

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  • Trucks, Trees and Bears, Oh My!

    One can't think of Yellowstone National Park without thinking about bears.

    But not the soft, fuzzy, cuddly variety my daughter loves. We're talking full-grown bears that can stand 6 feet tall and top 600 pounds.

    Luckily, their favorite foods are nuts from white bark pine cones - not Davey arborists.

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  • The Return of Indiana Dave

    Indiana Dave and the Hurricanes at Fort Jackson.

    It was hot. Really hot in southern Louisiana in August.

    The heat index read 115. I had to bring a lot of bottled water with me on this journey to stay hydrated and cool.

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