Davey Tree Service Blog: Tree Care Tips & Checklists

  • Does a Late Spring Frost or Snowfall Damage Trees?

    One of our blog readers, Kathy from Ohio, she asked, “My leaf buds got frosted this spring and died. We had very early temperatures in the 70s then it got seasonably cold. Can the tree be saved?”

    Keep reading to learn the answer to Kathy’s question and care tips for trees affected by a sudden freeze.


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  • Can a Tree Freeze to Death in Winter?

    It’s hard to imagine how trees keep themselves comfortable with the same layer of bark all year.

    Should you worry about your tree freezing to death? Read on to find out how trees survive winter.

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  • 5 Steps for Handling Snow Bent Tree Branches

    Bill noticed his spruce branches stacked with snow and bending straight down. He asked, “Should I shake the trees or otherwise try to remove the snow from the branches?”

    Click to find out.

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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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