Arbor Day Tree Planting Q&A April 24, 2015
In honor of Arbor Day, Davey wants to help you plant a tree to last a lifetime. We asked our followers on social media to submit their tree planting questions using the hashtag #AskTheArborist. We’ve compiled all the questions with answers provided by our experts at the Davey Institute. Click here to view their responses. Happy planting!
If you're looking for more advice for planting new trees, contact your local, professionally trained Davey arborist for a free consultation.Read More
The Endless Ways Planting a Tree Can Benefit You March 30, 2015
It’s officially spring—‘tis the season to plant trees! Why plant a tree this season? Well, the reasons are endless. Trees provide beauty, shade and energy savings in every setting, from homes and neighborhoods to hospitals and businesses. No matter the location—trees make life better.
Here’s why planting, transplanting and replacing damaged and diseased trees is worth your time, money and effort.
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Champions for a Cause Part I: Plant a Tree, Honor the Gift of Life February 19, 2015
Read below for a heart-warming tree story about a Davey Tree foreman’s 14-year-old daughter’s road to recovery after heart transplant. When competitive cheerleader and dancer Katlyn Scott, the daughter of Davey Foreman Billy Scott, visited the doctor for a required heart screening, she discovered she had cardiomyopathy. Although the disease presents very few—if any—symptoms, it could cause heart failure at any time.
In an effort to prevent future complications, Katlyn received a heart transplant at the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Although it’s not necessarily common for organ transplant recipients to meet their donor or their donor’s family, the parents of Katlyn’s donor happened to be living nearby in an adjacent town.
Tree planting = thanks and appreciation.Read More
The 5 To-Do's to Mark Off Your Spring Tree Care Checklist February 18, 2015
When winter woes bring you down, think spring! Plan for a happy, healthy growing season using the five tips below.
Safeguarding the health of your trees means seasonally tending to your landscape. And, it never hurts to plan ahead.
Don’t wait until it’s too late! Start inspecting your trees now, then enjoy the benefits of your planning, hard work and dedication come spring.Read More