How to Save Your Trees Before Starting Backyard Construction Projects

Talking Trees with Davey Tree

May 23 2024 • 20 mins

Taylor Judd, sales arborist with Davey's East Denver office, talks about the importance of tree care and preservation before beginning backyard construction projects.

In this episode we cover:

  • Late spring Colorado snow (:40)
  • How construction projects affect trees (1:55)
  • Handling neighbor disputes with trees and construction projects (3:49)
  • Dealing with astroturf on trees' roots (6:19) (8:33)
  • Brick wall construction and tree roots (10:59)
  • Using Phosphonate for tree care (13:38)
  • How do Colorado residents take care of their trees (14:58) (16:04)

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

To learn more about how you can take care of your trees, check out our blog, Tree Care Checklist: How To Keep Trees Healthy This Summer.

To learn more about knowing who owns trees along property lines, watch our YouTube video, Who Owns This Tree.

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