SavATree Merges with Thrive

Bedford Hills, NY — May 11, 2017 — SavATree, a leading provider of quality tree, shrub and lawn care services, today announced a merger with Sterling, Virginia based Thrive, Plant Health Care Solutions, further expanding SavATree’s presence in Virginia. SavATree has been caring for properties throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Midwest and Western regions for over…

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The Dangers of Over-Mulching

When it comes to the practice of mulching, property owners should take a page from Hippocrates’ book: First, do no harm. How Mulching Can Help The benefits of mulching are many. The proper application of mulch will suppress weeds, help soil retain moisture, lower soil temperatures during periods of extreme heat, and slowly add nutrients…

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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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