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Pruning Young Tree
Trimming & Pruning
How to Prune or Trim Young Trees for Structure and Form
Wondering if you should prune your young tree? Find out how and when to prune your trees.
Does Tapping Damage Maple Trees Davey Tree
Property Maintenance & Landscaping
Tapping Doesn’t Seriously Damage Maple Trees (But Don't Plug Holes)
Tapping doesn't seriously damage maple trees - if you do it right! First, learn if your maple tree is big enough to tap (and if so many taps you can make per maple tree). Then, at the end of the season, you shouldn't be plugging maple tap holes. Trees will grow over that tiny hole in no time!
How To Protect Trees From Cold Weather
Tree Planting & Transplanting
How To Protect Newly Planted Trees In Winter
Did you recently plant a new tree this season? Here’s what you need to know about how to properly care for newly planted trees from the harsh winter weather conditions. You will also find details on how to protect newly planted fruit trees from frost.
Best Time To Prune Evergreens
Trimming & Pruning
When to Trim Evergreens
Different evergreen species have different pruning requirements compared to others and trimming timeframes. Be careful to not over prune the plant and cause additional challenges like inviting diseases or pests.
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Insect & Disease Issues
Are All Ash Trees Susceptible to Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)?
A Davey blog reader reached out to ask if all ash tree species were susceptible to this pest and if the borer prefers younger trees or more mature ones. If you think your trees are vulnerable to EAB, continue reading to learn about the signs and how to control this pest.
Planting Trees Shrubs And Flowers Near Septic Tank Davey Tree
Tree Selection Guide
What Trees Are Safe to Plant Near a Septic Tank?
Want to cover up your yard's pesky septic tank? Flowers and grass are probably your best bet. But a tree or shrub could work if you pick the right one. Just know...
Overwatered Trees
Plant Health Care
Signs Of Underwatering Trees Or Overwatering Trees
Learn the difference between overwatering and underwatering a tree including signs of overwatering, signs of underwatering trees and how to fix an overwatered tree.
Orange Balls Rust On Juniper Tree Davey Tree
Insect & Disease Issues
Treatment for Orange Balls on Cedar & Juniper Trees (Rust Fungus)
Have you noticed orange balls on your trees? Some people think they look like slimy worms or octopus tentacles. Learn what they are, how they happen and why they may affect your crabapple or apple tree next!
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