Deer Deterrents that Work!

Got Deer? SavATree’s Winter Protection Treatment is applied once in the fall or early winter to protect evergreens and other plants that retain their foliage from deer damage. Hungry deer can cause irreparable damage to your landscape. With winter feeding, plants are often disfigured, stressed and in some cases damaged beyond repair. Our options can…

Antidesiccant Treatment

Stressed and dehydrated trees and shrubs are at greater risk of decline during the harsh, cold winter. ArborGuard, our clear polymer antidesiccant, creates a thin barrier over the surface of the leaves, locking in moisture. In addition to reducing water loss, it prevents sunscald and windburn to minimize browning of foliage. Patrick Parker, Director of…

Mitigating the Effects of Drought on Trees

By Patrick Parker, RCA #514, PHC Program Director, SavATree, Bedford Hills, NY INTRODUCTION As I write this the northeast U.S. is experiencing one of the worst droughts it has seen in over a decade. The U.S. Drought Monitor (http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/) has classified parts of New England in its second worst category of Severe Drought and all…

Drought Relief For Your Trees

Recover • Protect • Defend After a difficult growing season, fall provides your landscape the opportunity to recover and defend against the harsh winter ahead. Your SavATree arborist will design a program to protect against storm damage, address structural issues and provide critical nutrients. How can we help: • Recover – Our exclusive sea kelp…

Grazing in the Grass

Republished with permission from Frank S. Rossi, Associate Professor and Extension Turfgrass Specialist, Cornell University Turfgrass Program http://turf.cals.cornell.edu If there is adequate soil moisture in the soil surface to allow turf green-up (maybe growth) than renovation programs, fertilization, weed control, seeding and sodding can occur and expect at least moderate to good success from these…

SavATree Honors Fallen Veterans on Day of Service

SavATree is proud to be an official sponsor and partner of Saluting Branches: Arborists United for Veteran Remembrance, a national day of service charity dedicated to recognizing and honoring our fallen veterans. SavATree stood united, alongside tree care professionals from across the nation, to volunteer professional tree and landscape services at the final resting sites…

Fall Lawn

So far September has averaged 9 degrees warmer than September is expected to be. This additional heat, following our below normal rainfall for most of our operating area, has presented challenges in performing our seeding and core aeration services. Each of our branches has a specific plan for meeting the turf needs within their geography,…