2017 STIHL Tour des Trees

SavATree is a proud supporting partner for the fun and fundraising STIHL Tour des Trees — a week-long, 500 to 600-mile (rain or shine!) cycling tour. This Sunday, July 30th, cyclists will saddle up at National Harbor, Maryland to kick off the Tour’s 25th Anniversary event. Each of the full-Tour riders commits to raising a…

Grand Opening of Lasdon Conservatory

SavATree and the Lasdon Arboretum maintain a close relationship and share a passion for trees and caring for them properly. So it is no surprise that SavATree jumped at the opportunity to sponsor the Arboretum’s first conservatory exhibit, “The Rainforest: Tropical Treasures.” The Grand Opening for the conservatory took place on Wednesday evening and offered…

Boys and Girls Club 2017 Humanitarian Awards Dinner

The Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester held their Annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner on June 2.  Proceeds from the event provide Club scholarships to those youth most at risk, as well as funding for programs in character and leadership development, academic support, physical fitness, swimming, nutrition, arts and career training.  Over 500 kids visit the Club each day to participate in…

My Favorite Tree, Shrub, and Groundcover

My Favorite Tree: Red Horsechestnut (Aesculus x carnea) Yes, plant a tree, and gain the substantial benefits of its long life. But, instead of planting the same old red maple (Acer rubrum) found on every corner, please consider exceptional alternatives such as native oaks and black gums, or less common trees such as yellowwood or…

The Benefits of Air Spade Treatments

I recently visited a client and noticed that his maple looked like a pole running into the ground and had no protection from the mowers. I recommended an air spade allowing us to expose the root flare and cut any girdling roots. Cutting the girdling roots will prevent the tree from strangling itself in the…

Tips From The Top: What Our Customers Are Saying

by Daniel van Starrenburg, President Every two years, our company undertakes a comprehensive customer survey. The feedback we receive is instructive: it sheds light on what our customers value most, why they choose SavATree and possible ways for us to get even better! So what have we learned? First and foremost, nothing matters more than…