The Importance of Nitrogen for Plant Health

Nitrogen is considered the most important component for supporting life – especially plant life. Nitrogen is a component of chlorophyll, and therefore essential for photosynthesis. It is also a significant component of nucleic acids such as DNA, the genetic material that allows plant cells to grow and reproduce, and of amino acids, the building blocks…

Caring For Young Trees From The Beginning

The first five years are critical for long-term tree health and a well-established tree can mean substantially lower maintenance costs in the future. Here are some fundamentals to help you get your new tree off to a good start. Right tree, right place The soil texture, depth, and drainage on your property are important factors…

SavATree Announces Management Team Promotions

SavATree, a leading provider of quality tree, shrub and lawn care services, is proud to announce numerous promotions throughout the organization. The company is especially pleased to tap internal talent in filling these key management positions. Keith Schumpf – District Manager, Long Island Region, NY: Keith has been a part of SavATree – Southampton for…

SavATree Merges with Colorado Company

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…

Potential Increase in Lyme Disease Summer 2017

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…

SavATree Controls Invasive Species

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…