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Partner Post: Top 5 Trees to Plant for Bees

Posted by The Davey Tree Company on Apr 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Did you know that bees pollinate 85 percent of the planet's flowers and more than a third of our fruits and vegetables? Without bees, our grocery stores would look shockingly sparse. 

As modern landscapes change, however, bees are fighting to survive. And they need our help.

Gardening for bees and other pollinators is easy. You’re probably envisioning colorful flowers bursting with blooms, but did you know trees are just as important to pollinators as flowers are?

In celebration of Arbor Day, April 28, create your very own pollinator garden! And bee sure to include some of these best trees for bees! Remember, the best time to plant trees is in either fall or spring. 

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Topics: House & Home

Partner Post: Prepare Your Trees for Spring in 4 Easy Steps

Posted by The Davey Tree Company on Mar 30, 2017 8:00:00 AM

New blooms, warm rain, and bright sunshine are just a few reasons to love spring. Sleeping plants slowly awaken and the birds sing with joy. A quick look around tells you it’s time to start working on your landscape.

Spring is a great time to give trees the extra TLC they need to make it through the rest of the year. Prepare your trees for warm, sunny days with this springtime checklist for quick reference and expanded explanations of each step to the left of it. 

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Topics: House & Home, House and Home

Partner Post: Do’s and Don’ts for Properly Pruned Trees

Posted by The Davey Tree Company on Dec 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM

As the fall leaves drop and the winter wind starts howling, tree limbs will be left barren, making this the perfect time to prune. Pruning makes for happy, healthy trees for years to come.

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Topics: House and Home

Partner Post: Fall Landscaping Checklist

Posted by The Davey Tree Company on Oct 21, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Davey Tree’s ultimate guide to prepping your yard for the cold

With fall upon us, we’re eagerly awaiting the transformation of bright green leaves to the buttery yellow, deep red and vibrant orange colors the season is best known for. The changing autumn colors really are the best part of the season.

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Topics: House & Home

Seeing Red Before Fall? Early Fall Color Can Be a Sign of Tree Stress

Posted by The Davey Tree Company on Aug 22, 2016 12:04:10 PM

Vibrant red, orange and gold leaves are one of the best parts of fall. Many cities across the country are known for their beautiful fall show. But, it’s a problem when trees show early signs of fall well before summer has ended.

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Topics: House & Home





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