Christie works out of SavATree’s Sterling, VA office and provides expert tree service and lawn care to clients in the McLean, VA area. Some popular services offered by Christie and the team include tree pruning and trimming, tree removal, tree and lawn fertilization, lawn and tree disease prevention, diagnosis and management, shrub services including fertilization, disease management and removal, organic lawn care and other organic treatment options, lawn aeration, lawn seeding, deer repellents including our popular and effective DeerTech program and pest mangement including organic mosquito and tick control. If you are interested in any services to keep your property healthy, safe and beautiful, then get in contact with Christie and our Springfield, VA team as soon as possible to set up your free consultation!
Phone: (571) 282-2500
Christie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Delaware Valley University.
Christie has worked in the green industry since 2012.
Christie grew up in Maryland and now calls Ashburn, VA home. She enjoys spending time with her family and travelling.
“I became an arborist to merge my love of people and plants.”
“Giving customers the best service is what I strive for.”
November 12, 2019 – Happy autumn! This nandina is definitely season ready!
Spider Mites in McLean, VA
September 9, 2019 – It seems like spider mite populations have exploded overnight in McLean, Virginia. If you see this tell-tale sign of stippling, contact us so that we can put together a plan to protect your property from these harmful critters!
July 18, 2019 – Seeing what looks like white fluff on your plants? Planthoppers are out and about. Although unsightly, they are more of a nuisance than pest when in small numbers. They are able to vector disease between hosts. In large populations, these can severely damage plants with their feeding. If either of these two things are happening with your plants, contact SavATree!
This is a great example of the easy to identify Powdery Mildew. It is a fungal disease that is caused by many different species of fungi and it affects a wide range of plants. If you spot this fungus on your trees and shrubs contact SavATree, we can help.
May 17, 2019 – This is an extreme example of Sapsucker damage. Sapsuckers, which are a species of Woodpecker, are usually harmless. However, in some cases, these birds have been documented as causing tree mortality. If you notice damage like this, contact SavATree and we can put together a plan to reduce stress to the tree.
May 10, 2019 – This is Cottony Camellia Scale. Don’t let the name fool you, it can also affect hollies, yews, euonymus, sweetbox, and maple trees. These are the egg masses typically found on the underside of the leaves. Adults, which are tan and 1/8-inch long, will feed on the infected plants and produce a sticky substance called honeydew. This outbreak had it dripping from the leaves. As the honeydew sticks to the leaves, sooty mold will begin to grow. This will cover the leaves and can cause a decrease in photosynthesis. If you see cottony camellia scale, contact your SavATree arborist right away!
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