This photograph, taken on a Greenwich, CT property, is a perfect example of the consequences of repeated winter salt accumulation in the soils of landscape plantings. This row of White Pine (Pinus strobus) in our client’s back yard is planted directly against a busy parking lot. The pavement has a slight slope making the salty…Details
In over 20 years, I had never encountered bagworm in the Boston area. This pest is more common to the Mid-Atlantic and coastal regions as far north as Cape Cod. However, I found it in several locations this summer – including in a public parking lot in Watertown, as seen in these photos. These are…Details
Bedford Hills, NY – September 18, 2018 – Lawn professionals are frequently asked “when is the best time to seed a lawn?” While many think that spring would seem an ideal time, the fact is that early autumn is the optimal season for seeding—and this year the conditions couldn’t be better for seed to germinate…Details
Our Safety Program includes more than 25 specific initiatives designed to keep our team and our clients’ properties safe, some of which you can see in this picture. It is great to see our team members wearing Hi-Viz Shirts, Class E Hard Hats, Eye Protection, Ear Protection and using our green Critical Drop Zone Cones.…Details
SavATree is a proud to be an official sponsor and partner of Saluting Branches: Arborists United for Veteran Remembrance, a national day of service charity dedicated to honoring our fallen veterans. In 2017, SavATree’s volunteer tree and landscape services took place at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in South Minneapolis, Minnesota.Details
This unique maple tree was spotted in Lake Zurich Illinois. The tree grows at a very fast rate and exhibits pressure cracks. Sap that flows from these cracks can be misconstrued as a major health issue, but is not a cause for concern.
The fall season reminds me of the quote from Michelangelo: “Every block of stone has a statue inside it; it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.” The leaves of trees and shrubs have had their wonderful riots of color all along. It just takes the triggers of autumn’s changing light, temperatures, and…Details
Linda is a new arborist assistant in Barrington, Illinois. Branch leader Dan Heth took Linda for a ride-along to learn first-hand how SavATree arborists care for client properties. Linda enjoyed experiencing a day in the life of a SavATree arborist!Details