Davey Blog

Whether you're picking out a tree for your landscape or making a list for this season's to-dos, we have your tree care questions answered.

Search Davey Blog
{{appliedFilter.terms}}
Filters
Category
Seasons
Newly Planted Tree Care
Tree Planting & Transplanting
How to Take Care of a Newly Planted Tree (5 Easy Steps)
Caring for a newly planted tree should be comprehensive, but it doesn’t have to be complicated! With the five quick tips below, you can get your new tree off to a great start.
Tree Fertilization Resize
Plant Health Care
What, When And Why: The Best Way To Fertilize Trees
Learn when your tree needs to be fertilized, the best tree fertilizer and the best time to fertilize your trees...
Tree Planting Spacing Guide
Tree Selection Guide
Guide on How to Choose A Tree to Plant: Planning & Selecting
Here’s your ultimate guide when it comes to picking a tree for your yard. In this post, we outline tips and things to consider, as well as the best tree options for blocking wind, privacy, shade, small spaces, and more!
How To Tell If A Tree Is Dying 2
Plant Health Care
Is My Tree Dying or Dead? Here’s How to Tell and What You Can Do
It’s important to know the difference between a dead and declining tree. Follow these steps on how to identify if a tree is dead, if a tree is dying and how to save a dying tree.
Tree Stakes
Tree Planting & Transplanting
How To Stake A Tree Properly (And How Long To Keep It Staked)
Learn how to stake a tree properly - including how long should you keep a tree staked and tree staking methods for staking a new tree for support.
Bracing
Tree Safety, Storm Prep & Recovery
Does Cabling a Tree Really Work?
Tree cabling and bracing is a proactive and preventative technique to support a tree with a poor or weak structure. Protecting your tree and giving it some support where necessary can help it withstand harsh storms.
Do Deer Eat Leyland Cypress
Tree Selection Guide
Fast Growing Tree for Privacy: Leyland Cypress
A leyland cypress should be planted in hardiness zones 6-10, and the tree needs at least 6 full hours of sunlight every day. It can grow to a height of 50 to 70 feet and should be planted in fall or spring. The most important thing is to avoid planting this evergreen in the heat of summer.
Tree Transplanting (1)
Tree Planting & Transplanting
How to Fix a Tree Planted Too Deep
Did you make the most common tree planting mistake? Check that you didn’t plant your tree too deep. See if you planted your new tree too deeply and learn how to fix the problem.
{{post.firstCategory}}
{{post.headline}}
{{post.summary}}
No Results

No results were found matching that query.

Sign Up For Free Tree & Landscaping Tips! 

Subscribe to the "The Sapling," the Davey Blog's email newsletter, for the latest tips to keep your outdoor space in tip-top shape throughout the year.

Plus, receive a free instant download of our landscape seasonal checklists when you sign up!

Get In Touch With Us!

We pride ourselves at Davey Tree on providing prompt, professional and personalized service from certified arborists that live, work and engage in your community. Contact one of our Davey Tree specialists for your residential, commercial, utility, or environmental needs.

Let's Find What
You're Looking For!

Davey uses cookies to make your experience a great one by providing us analytics so we can offer you the most relevant content. By continuing to use this site, you accept our use of cookies. View our Privacy Policy for more information.