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Why You Should Fertilize Flowering Trees?
Fertilizing flowering trees can enhance your landscape aesthetics. By using a slow-release fertilizer it encourages blooms while increasing healthy growth. Fertilization strengthens trees by promoting a healthy root system, learn more.
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Tree Selection Guide
Best Small Flowering Trees for Your Landscape
Here are some of the best small flowering trees that require little maintenance and give your landscape a pop of color. You will also learn which ones you should stay away from, and how to properly care for your trees during spring.
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Leaf & Needle Problems
Why Are My Trees Shedding or Losing Leaves in Spring?
For some trees, spring leaf drop is perfectly normal, But if you don’t have a tree that naturally loses its leaves in spring and your tree leaves appear curled, spotted, or brown, your tree could have an infection called anthracnose. Learn more about spring leaf drop and how to manage anthracnose.
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Plant Health Care
What Is the Best Fertilizer for Palm Trees – and When to Fertilize
What kind of fertilizer do you use on a palm tree? A slow-release fertilizer made for palm trees is best. Homemade palm fertilizers don't provide enough nutrients, but you can fertilize with Epsom salts if they have lack magnesium. Also, learn when to fertilize palms, even in Florida.
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Tree Selection Guide
Fast Growing Trees That Deer Likely Won’t Damage
Read about what to do if you’re looking for a quick-growing tree that deer won’t chow down.
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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!
Winterizing Cedar Trees
Property Maintenance & Landscaping
How To Protect Cedar Trees In Winter
Get all details here! How to best care for your cedar tree during cold, winter months with these tips on watering (how much and how often), when to wrap and unwrap cedar trees, and how to tell if your cedar tree is dying.
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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.
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