Not your Normal Tree

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.

A Micro-burst with Major Consequences

Has there ever been a micro-burst in your area? These sudden, powerful air currents (usually downdrafts) can pack quite a punch! A recent micro-burst in Falls Church, Virginia took down three trees just on this one property. The client was so satisfied with our quick response and professional service that he also asked us to…

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Preventing Deer Damage to Your Plants

As we plan for Labor Day weekend, and do our back-to-school shopping, our thoughts are naturally turning to the approaching cool weather months. And for those of us involved in landscape health, our thoughts are turning to… deer. As temperatures drop, and accessible food sources in forested areas become scarce, those graceful animals will increasingly…

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Oh Deer!

It used to be that deer didn’t have much interest in spirea…. it seems as though the trend is now changing! You may want to speak with your arborist about Savatree’s deer solutions!

Landscape Calendar

Northeast / Mid-Atlantic / Midwest September • Slice seed, aerate and overseed bare spots in the lawn • Plant new evergreen trees and shrubs • Fertilize the lawn • Treat trees and shrubs for late season insect and mite pests • Arrange a storm damage prevention audit • Continue to water trees and shrubs suffering from summer…

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