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Plant Health Care
What is the Definition of Plant Health Care?
The best way to keep trees healthy? Plant health care. Learn what plant health care is and how it benefits your trees.
Tree Lichen Identification
Plant Health Care
What's This Green Stuff Growing On Trees And Rocks?
Lichen does not pose a threat to your tree’s health. It is completely harmless so there’s no real need to get rid of it. But if the sight of it bothers you, follow the steps in this post to remove it. We highly recommend to not use a pressure washer to remove lichen.
How Many Hours Is Full Sun
Property Maintenance & Landscaping
What is Considered "Full Sun?"
Full sun plants need a minimum of 6 hours of sunlight every day. Plants require different sun exposure to grow and thrive. Learn the different sun requirements and the best plants for full sun, partial shade, partial sun, and full shade.
Lawn Full Of Weeds How To Kill Or Get Rid Of Davey Tree
Lawn Care & Maintenance
How to Get Rid of a Lawn Full of Weeds
If you've been thinking, "My lawn is all weeds!", try the best way to get rid of weeds permanently. We'll share tips on how to kill them in the lawn without killing the grass and how to get rid of them naturally.
Benefits Of Shade Trees
Tree Planting & Transplanting
Why Are Shade Trees Important & The Benefits
Learn why shade trees are important and how you can maximize the many benefits of shade trees in your home landscape.
How To Identify Tree Borers
Insect & Disease Issues
Signs of Tree Boring Insects
Common tree borers include the Emerald Ash Borer, Locust Borer, Bronze Birch Borer, and Longhorned Beetles. Learn which types of trees are at risk, where you’ll find these tree borers, common tree symptoms, and how to get rid of the tree borer.
Can You Prune Or Cut Trees In Summer Davey Tree
Trimming & Pruning
Can You Prune or Cut Tree Limbs in Summer?
Wondering if you can prune trees in the summer? Usually, it’s best to prune trees in the dormant season when they don’t have any leaves. However, there are always exceptions. Learn more which trees you can cut in the summer - and the ones you shouldn't!
Fall Checklist
Insect & Disease Issues
Identifying Common Fall Tree Insects (Pests)
Davey identifies the signs and symptoms of common Fall pests.
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