Timely Tips Spring 2017

Spring/Summer 2016


Tips From The Top

If you think of tree preservation as a recent concept, you may be surprised to learn that in Sweden it can be traced back to the rule of King Gustav Vasa in 1658.

Crosstown Tree Service Merges with SavATree

SavATree, a leading provider of quality tree, shrub and lawn care services, is pleased to announce a merger with Crosstown Tree Service of Chicago, Illinois. This further expands SavATree’s presence in the Midwest.

Invasive Plants in your Lawn

Invasive plant species can pose quite a challenge. Because they grow aggressively and displace native plants, invasives can upset the balance of existing ecosystems. They are difficult to control and tend to dominate whole areas, making them highly undesirable.

News from DeerTech

DeerTech is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the next generation of ultrasound devices to deter deer feeding! Our new device draws on over a decade of experience as well as the latest technological advancements to help keep your landscape looking its best year round.

Landscape Architects Share Their Favorite Tree, Shrub and Groundcover

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

Tree Preservation on a College Campus

The University of Connecticut (UConn) was the first college in Connecticut to be named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for effectively managing their campus trees. To obtain this distinction, UConn’s Office of Environmental Policy, in conjunction with the Office of University Planning, the campus tree warden, the Arboretum Committee and Facilities Operations developed a comprehensive campus tree care plan.

The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) recognized SavATree with two safety awards at their Winter Management Conference held earlier this year.

Landscape Care Calendar

See what the schedule is from March through August!
Mulching is one of the very best things you can do to protect and enhance your landscape.

Fun Page

It’s time for color.

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Invasive plants in your lawn: Japanese Stiltgrass and Bull Thistle

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