Talking Trees with Davey Tree

The Davey Tree Expert Company

Your trees and landscapes require year-round care, and The Davey Tree Expert Company is here to help provide you with expert advice. Join our professional Davey arborists and gardening-expert host Doug Oster to learn all about caring for your properties. We'll talk about introduced pests, seasonal tree care, tree diseases, arborists' favorite trees, how to help your trees thrive and everything in between. Tune in every Thursday because here at the Talking Trees Podcast, we know trees are the answer.

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All About Mulch with Davey's Mulch Expert
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All About Mulch with Davey's Mulch Expert
Nate Conn, district manager at Davey's North Central Wood Products office in Lombard, Ill., discusses all things mulch and biochar, including how Davey is producing both. In this episode we cover:  What is North Central Wood Products? (:44)Forms mulch comes in (1:25)How is mulch processed? (2:12) (3:04)Can you use any biomass to make mulch? (4:14)How do tress and other biomass end up looking like much? (4:49)Different types of mulch and their functions (6:16) (8:15) (9:46)Premium mulch and plant health benefits (10:55)Volcano mulch and its risks (12:16)Do landscapers take note of the risks of volcano mulch? (13:38) (14:29)Are colored mulches okay for trees? (16:32)Most popular mulch colors (18:46)How Nate got into his role (19:26)Benefits of using biochar (20:05)How Nate is creating biochar (23:23)What is a Pyrolysis rotational drum (PRD)? (24:27)What does biochar look like? (27:49)To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.  To see Davey's North Central Wood Products office in action, watch our YouTube video, Davey Commercial Premium Mulch Production & Delivery Services.To learn more about mulch and biochar, read our blogs, What Type of Mulch to Choose: Mulch Selection Guide and Davey SoilCare®: How to Improve Soil Health with Biochar.To learn more about mulching around trees, watch our YouTube video, Tips on How to Mulch Around Trees & Common Mistakes.Connect with Davey Tree on social media:Twitter: @DaveyTreeFacebook: @DaveyTreeInstagram: @daveytreeYouTube: The Davey Tree Expert CompanyLinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!
A Look into Davey's Annual Training Program D.I.T.S.
Feb 22 2024
A Look into Davey's Annual Training Program D.I.T.S.
Hear from three students attending the Davey Institute of Tree Sciences (D.I.T.S.) program, Davey's annual flagship training program in biological sciences, safety, tree and plant care and management techniques. Philip Bauerle from Davey's North Pittsburgh office, Izzy Christmann from Davey's Portland office and Max Hackney from Davey's health and safety department talk about their experience in the four-week program, including what they're learning, how they got there and what they're excited to take back home. In this episode we cover:  What D.I.T.S. means to students  (1:20)What's taught at D.I.T.S. (2:00)How students will use what they learned (2:21)Staying in Kent, Ohio, for a month (3:00)Service line-focused training (4:30)D.I.T.S. application process (6:09)Hardest part about D.I.T.S. (6:52)Most fun part about D.I.T.S. (8:02)What students take back to their office (9:04)How the students found Davey Tree (10:36)Weather safety in Florida (12:30)Takeaways from D.I.T.S. (13:33)To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.  To learn more about careers at Davey, visit Davey.com/Careers.To learn more about training at Davey, visit Davey.com/Training. Connect with Davey Tree on social media:Twitter: @DaveyTreeFacebook: @DaveyTreeInstagram: @daveytreeYouTube: The Davey Tree Expert CompanyLinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!