Davey Tree Service Blog: Tree Care Tips & Checklists

  • Spring Tree Care Checklist: Prepare in 3 Phases

    Envision the moment when snow and ice slowly start to melt away from your landscape. The time sun peaks through after a stint of gloomy skies. Or, the day you can walk outside to soak up the fresh aroma of newly sprouted plants.

    We’ll bet you’re ready for spring. We know we are!

    Now is the time to make sure your trees are just as prepared. Follow the phases of spring tree care below to boost tree nutrients and strength for a healthy growing season.

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  • 4 Steps to Improve Landscape and Boost Curb Appeal by Spring

    Want your landscape to look its finest as soon as spring buds?

    The secret is to care for your trees and plants during the dormant season.

    Besides looking good, tending your trees and landscape increases curb appeal. Since spring is the most popular time to sell houses, a sleek outdoor space helps your home stand out. After all, your outdoor space is your home’s first impression.

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  • 5 steps to Help Trees Survive Winter with Little Damage

    Just like your sturdy snow boots keep you safe and warm throughout winter, your trees need the same treatment. As you may have guessed, you won’t find snow boots in their size.

    Instead, there’s a better way to keep your trees safe and strong this winter. With five, simple steps, your trees will stand sturdy in the heaviest winter storms.

    A bit of prep now keeps your trees shapely and healthy while avoiding damage from fallen tree limbs.  

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  • Protecting Trees From Snow and Ice Damage

    Winter scenery can be quite beautiful with bright, white snow covering our yards, and bare trees dusted with flakes. But as temperatures get cooler and snow gets heavier, Mother Nature’s decoration on our trees can end in a not-so-pretty result.

    Snow and ice that packs on to tree branches can lead to stress and potential damage. Trees like evergreens and clump trees (such as birch and maple trees) tend to suffer the worst damage, while younger trees tend to survive better in ice storms.

    Whatever type of tree you’re dealing with, being proactive before and after snowfall can help maintain tree health.

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