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Tree Selection Guide
Best Trees To Plant On Hillsides & Slopes (Evergreen & Shade)
Wondering what to plant on a slope to prevent erosion? Find the best evergreen and shade trees to plant on hillsides and steep slopes.
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Soil Care & Mulching
Should I Mulch Around Trees Or Not? Yes, And Here’s Why
Do you have to mulch around trees? Should you mulch around your trees? YES. Here's five reasons science proves why you should put mulch around trees.
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Property Maintenance & Landscaping
5 Smart Steps for a Winter-Ready Landscape
Preparing Garden Soil
Soil Care & Mulching
How To Prepare Your Soil For Spring Gardening
Learn how to improve soil quality in your home landscape with important soil preparation steps, including how to conduct a soil test and how to prepare your soil for spring.
How To Attract Birds To Your Yard
Tree Selection Guide
Best Trees and Plants for Bird Lovers
Learn how to attract birds to your yard by planting trees, flowers or shrubs that are native to your area. In this post, we share the best trees and flowers to consider that are bird-friendly. As well as flowers that attract hummingbirds.
Overwintering Pests
Insect & Disease Issues
What Are Overwintering Pests and How To Prevent Them
Scale insects and Aphids are just a couple overwintering bugs that hide away on trees and shrubs during the winter season. Here’s what you need to know about scale and aphids, how to prevent them and treatment options.
Rocky Soil Plants
Property Maintenance & Landscaping
Landscaping in Rocky Soil
Planting in rocky soil is possible but takes a little extra prep work. Follow this step-by-step guide on how to prepare rocky soil for planting grass seed and trees.
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Davey Knowledge
Benefits Of Hiring A Professional Certified Arborist 
Hiring a professional certified arborist to maintain your trees comes with many benefits, including longer tree life, continued curb appeal, and increased value.
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