SavATree - Tree Service & Lawn Care

Treat Your Trees to Winter Pruning

Pruning trees is one of the most important aspects of landscape management and the winter is the perfect time to have this service performed. In addition to safeguarding your family, properly pruning overgrown trees and shrubs can restore structural integrity while improving overall plant health. In some cases, we may be able to install cabling…

SavATree - Tree Service & Lawn Care

Does Mulching Hurt Your Turfgrass?

In the last decade several studies have found and confirmed that the practice of mulching different types of deciduous tree leaves into turf does not reduce turf quality, does not significantly alter soil nutrient levels, does not increase fertilizer needs, and seems to suppress dandelions. All this said, changing this behavior, unlike late season fertilization…

Green infrastructure and resilience, urban heat island, and environmental equity in coastal Los Angeles

The Center for Urban Resilience at Loyola Marymount University retained the Consulting Group at SavATree with alliances the University of Vermont Spatial Analysis Lab and Dexter Locke to look at green infrastructure and its relationship to resilience, urban heat island, and environmental equity in coastal areas near Los Angeles, CA.  This week we had the…