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Are your Trees Climate Change-Proof?

You’re probably familiar the effects of climate change—rising temperatures, larger storms, and heavier rain and snowfall chief among them. But what does climate change mean for your property, and what can you do to adapt in the meantime? As conditions become more extreme, it will come as no surprise that your trees are more at…

SavATree and the Chicago Botanic Garden

For more than a decade, SavATree has enjoyed a productive relationship with the Chicago Botanic Garden. As Principal Tree Health Care Partner and Sponsor, SavATree helps the Garden keep its vast collection of trees healthy through proper pruning, cabling and bracing. Crown thinning and hazard pruning help ensure the safety of visitors and their property,…

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5 Ways to Protect Your Yard from Ticks

Ticks are more than just a nuisance. They also spread diseases like Lyme and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Here are our top tips for keeping your yard free of ticks this season. Maximize sunlight. Ticks need damp, humid areas to survive. Try to address drainage issues on your property and trim your trees to allow…

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Helping to save trees across America

“Trees exhale for us so that we can inhale them to stay alive. Can we ever forget that? Let us love trees with every breath we take until we perish.” ― Munia Khan With a name like SavATree, you can imagine how committed we are to nurturing and protecting the thousands of trees we come…

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Gifting a tree plants hope

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese proverb As many homeowners will tell you, trees are a beautiful addition to any manicured property, but they’re not without their share of maintenance. There’s raking in the fall, dormant pruning in the winter and tree…

Solving the Moss Problem

Moss is a common problem in many home landscapes. The home gardener may spend many hours of time and a great deal of money in an attempt to control it. Unfortunately, the results are futile if the cultural conditions that favor moss are not understood.  There are many potential causes of moss invasions including thinning…

Tree Preservation at Hartford’s Bushnell Park

On Tuesday, April 10 Bruce Powell, an Arborist from SavATree’s Bloomfield, CT branch was a panelist at the New England Chapter-ISA Workshop on Maintenance & Preservation of Mature Trees at Bushnell Park. Joining Bruce on the panel were Hartford City Forester, Heather Dionne, Connecticut Urban Forestry Coordinator, Chris Donnelly and Dr. Richard Cowles. The event…

Storm Chasing

The seemingly non-stop succession of nor’easters hitting the east coast during March, 2018 has resulted in catastrophic damage from high winds and downed trees. With four storms in less than three weeks, thousands of residents along the eastern coastline have been left reeling with no power and no relief in sight. In the wake of…

Salt Accumulation

Salt accumulation can have serious consequences for your landscape.  This photograph taken on a Greenwich, CT property is a perfect example of the damage that can be inflicted by repeated winter salt accumulation in the soils of landscape plantings. This row of White Pine (Pinus strobus) in our clients back yard is planted directly against…