Spring/Summer 2015


Tips From The Top

Mitakuye Oyasin. We chose it as our company wide theme, influencing each of our meetings and conferences throughout the year. More importantly, Mitakuye Oyasin serves as a guiding principle for SavATree. But what does it mean? And why does it matter?

A Greener, More Sustainable Lawn

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could have “greener” lawns, in both senses of the word? The good news is there are several simple practices that will benefit your lawn as well as the environment, especially in areas where rainfall is in short supply.

Landscape Architects Share Their Favorite Tree, Shrub and Groundcover

Three prominent landscape architects discuss their favorite trees, shrubs and groundcovers.

What’s Happening in Your Neck of the Woods: Zimmerman Pine Moth, Spruce Needle Rust and Needlecast

Spruce rust and needlecast are diseases caused by various fungi. Although rarely fatal, they make trees unattractive, ineffective for screening and more susceptible to other stresses.

Urban Trees

As part of park restorations, SavATree arborists provided professional pruning around the cascades, tree preservation, vertical mulching and tree planting services.

Company Update

For the past ten years, SavATree has implemented a biannual survey which provides us with invaluable customer feedback. More than 3,900 responses reveal what SavATree customers value most: results, quality and service from their arborist and field team, and their knowledge and professionalism. We are pleased to see that our customer ratings get better each year, and excited that the vast majority of participants are completely satisfied, so much so that they recommend us to their friends and neighbors. We take great pride in customer referrals and consider them the highest measure of satisfaction.

Landscape Care Calendar

See what the schedule is from March through August!

Treat Your Garden To Organic Mulch

Mulching is one of the best things you can do for your garden. Mulch benefits all types of plants, from flowers and vegetables to trees and shrubs.

Interview with Professor Pricklethorn

Professor Pricklethorn talks about cycling for trees and what’s most important when planting trees.
Find all of the words.

Top Stories…

Tips From the Top

A Greener, More Sustainable Lawn

Your Neck of The Woods

Urban Trees