Did You Know Salt Can Damage Your Property? Here's How to Stop it

Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Jan 25 2024 • 17 mins

Cindy Grady, regional business developer in Minnesota, talks about the affect salt can have on your landscape and plants and possible alternatives available to property owners.

In this episode we cover:

  • Smart Salting Certification from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (0:52)
  • Salt's impact on water sources (2:03)
  • Alternatives to salt (3:09), (13:52)
  • Salt's impact on plants (5:13)
  • How properties can responsibly use salt (5:47)
  • How to remediate the impacts of salting your landscape (9:27)
  • Gypsum applications (10:57)
  • Client perspectives on smart salting (12:44)
  • Cindy's work with sustainability (15:28)

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.

To learn more about the way salt can hurt your landscape, check out our blog, How Rock Salt May Be Affecting Your Lawn.

To learn more about ways to protect your plants from salting read our blog, How to Protect Trees from Winter Salt or Rock Salt Damage.

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