Importance of Proper Planting

Proper planting is the foundation to strong healthy plants. So many issues can be avoided if the tree is planted at the appropriate height, and as much of the twine and burlap and cage is removed as possible. Poor planting can be rectified through airspade investigation and intervention afterwards, but sometimes the damage is already…

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Spring Has Sprung In New England

Spring has sprung in New England.  As many have heard, the Gypsy moth is going to be a problem in the metro west section of Massachusetts.  This photo was taken in a park in Sherborn, Massachusetts, and it shows newly hatched Gypsy moth larvae. As you can see, they are just emerging from the egg casings and…

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Company Update – Spring 2017

SavATree Supports Boys & Girls Clubs SavATree received three communications awards and a safety award at a recent Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) management conference. One award was for SavATree’s Community Service Program, a collaboration with the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester. As SavATree’s corporate charity, Boys and Girls Clubs throughout our service…

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Celebrating Arbor Day!

It was great celebrating Arbor day with the Pre-Kindergarten class at Trinity Academy located in Hudson, Wisconsin,  to talk to them about the importance of trees. We went through the reasons why trees are important, what they provide for us and conducted a fun art project for the kids to complete. The children also went…

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Client Spotlight: Martha Stewart

We visited with our long time client and friend Martha Stewart on her bucolic 153 acre farm, located in Bedford, New York just a few miles up the road from SavATree’s corporate office. The breadth and depth of Martha’s knowledge of her landscape is remarkable and inspirational. Please enjoy these photos and excerpts from our…

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Your Urban Garden: Let The Sunshine In!

Urban dwellers are all too familiar with the challenges of cultivating a garden in the city. Plant selection is limited by space constraints, drainage can be an issue and sunlight is often blocked by buildings and other structures. While we can’t offer you more outdoor space, we can help provide additional sunlight by placing your…

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The Importance of Nitrogen for Plant Health

Nitrogen is considered the most important component for supporting life – especially plant life. Nitrogen is a component of chlorophyll, and therefore essential for photosynthesis. It is also a significant component of nucleic acids such as DNA, the genetic material that allows plant cells to grow and reproduce, and of amino acids, the building blocks…

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Earth Day at Hawthorne Elementary

The best way to help the future of our environment is through education. Savatree and Hawthorne Elementary school team up annually to teach our young generation about the importance of trees and the environment. These young kids left earth day with an understanding of terms like “photosynthesis” and “phototropism”. But it doesn’t end there. These kids…

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