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Cutting Dead Branches Davey Tree
Trimming & Pruning
Does Cutting Off Dead Branches Help a Tree?
Yes - cutting off dead branches does help a tree! Here's three science-backed reasons why, and as a bonus, learn if cut tree branches can grow back!
Why Is Bark Peeling On Tree Davey Tree
Plant Health Care
Why is Bark Falling off My Tree (Oak, Pine, Ash, Maple)?
Why is your tree losing its bark? Should you be concerned? Click here to learn why bark is falling off your tree - including pine, oak and ash trees.
House On Hill
Tree Selection Guide
Best Trees to Plant on Hillsides and Slopes (Evergreen, Shade and Fruit)
Wondering what to plant on a slope to prevent erosion? Find the best fruit, evergreen and shade trees to plant on hillsides and steep slopes.
Mowed Grass
Lawn Care & Maintenance
Best Way to Get Rid of Grass Clippings? Compost! Here’s How.
Compost is the best way to get rid of grass clippings after mowing. Learn how to compost grass clippings and how long it takes for grass clippings to decompose.
Pressure Washer On Tree Davey Tree
Property Maintenance & Landscaping
Can I Use a Pressure Washer to Clean or Spray Trees?
How can I spray tall trees with a pressure washer to clean it? Or would you recommend spraying insecticide with a power washer? Learn more about pressure washing trees.
Tree Removal Cost Davey Tree
Tree Removal
How Much is the Cost of Tree Removal?
How much does tree removal really cost? Click here to find out the cost of tree removal per tree. And yes, that includes fallen tree removal costs, too!
Wind Break Trees
Tree Selection Guide
The Best Trees for Blocking Wind and Windbreak (By Zone)
Discover the best windbreak trees in zones 5 through zone 9. Then, learn proper spacing for windbreak trees and how to plant trees for energy efficiency.
Compost Leaves
Property Maintenance & Landscaping
Compost Shredded, Dry Leaves to Get These Leaf Compost Benefits
Learn how to compost leaves quickly including how to compost dry leaves, make leaf mold in garbage bags (leaf mulch) and how long it takes to compost leaves.
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