Bedford Hills, NY — April 19, 2017 — SavATree, a leading provider of quality tree, shrub and lawn care services continues its growth with the announcement of a recent merger with Lakewood, CO based Mountain High Tree, Lawn & Landscape. This partnership expands SavATree’s presence into the Colorado market. SavATree has been caring for properties…Details
Hudson Valley ecologists are predicting areas of the Northeast will see an increase in Lyme disease this summer. The reason: a proliferation of white-footed mice in the region last year. Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, and is spread to humans through the bite of an infected blacklegged tick, known to most…Details
This interesting creature is the spore bearing structure produced by the cedar-apple rust fungus on junipers. In the spring these galls swell up when it rains and release spores which are carried by wind and rain to the developing leaves of apples and crabapples. The spores germinate and infect the apple and crabapple leaves causing…Details
I know what you’re thinking. Will the unseasonably warm winter and early spring temperatures in the Northeast affect the bug* activity on your property this spring? The answer: It depends. Some insects that over-winter above ground might have fared easier in the mild temperatures. However, the absence of snow cover on the ground for most…Details
Nonnative invasive plant species have been a ongoing problem here at the Croton Aqueduct Trail. These plant species can spread very quickly, choking out all of the different types of native plants that are important to this delicate ecosystem. Annually, SavATree and other volunteers join forces to fight the battle in order to help preserve…Details
Our clients have many talents! Here are a few photos from one in Sterling Virginia who does tree carvings.
Tom Tiddens of Chicago Botanic Garden has written an excellent piece on Boxwood Blight, republished here with permission. You can find the original article here: Plant Disease Alert: Boxwood Blight. We hope you find it helpful, and we are appreciative of Chicago Botanic Garden allowing us to share it with our readers. …Details
Today, a Massachusetts SavATree crew is working at 19 1/2 Washington Square in Salem, where the Salem Witch Museum is located.
Snow mold is a fungal disease that can rear its ugly head when snow melts in early spring. It’s a common occurrence on lawn turf in years when early winter snows cover an unfrozen ground or when ground conditions are unseasonably wet. Since homeowners in many SavATree service areas just experienced a couple of very…Details