Davey Tree Service Blog: Tree Care Tips & Checklists

  • What to Put in Compost to Start

    You’ve whipped up an incredible meal for your family. Naturally, you have some vegetable or bread scraps you didn’t use. You don’t want to throw them in the garbage. Then a thought enters your mind - COMPOSTING!

    Did you know 40 percent of food in the United States today goes uneaten? This means we throw out about $165 billion of food each year!

    Read on for ways to start your compost pile at home and put your food waste to good use!

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  • What to Do with a Dead Tree in Your Yard

    We’re so sorry to hear your formerly beautiful tree appears to be dead. Seeing a tree deteriorate and ultimately die is heartbreaking!

    Learn what you should do with a dead tree in your yard.

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  • Does Cutting Off Dead Branches Help a Tree?

    When an arborist prunes your trees, you reduce the chance that they break while helping trees look and grow better!

    More detail on why you should prune your tree on a regular basis below.

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  • 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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  • 10 Types of Common Live Christmas Trees and Their Advantages

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year–and our favorite part of the season! The hunt for the perfect tree will go much smoother if you already know the type of tree you want.

    Without further ado, here are the pros and cons of the top 10 most common live Christmas tree types.

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