PODCAST

Talking Trees with Davey Tree

The Davey Tree Expert Company

Your trees and landscapes require care year round, and The Davey Tree Expert Company is here to help. Join our professional arborists and host Doug Oster every Thursday to learn all about caring for your trees and yards. We'll talk about introduced pests, seasonal tree care, deer damage, how to make your trees thrive and everything in between. So, what are you waiting for? Your trees need you!

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Jan 6 2021
36 seconds
Hardscaping – Why You Should Consider Your Trees When Building on Your YardHow Migratory Birds and Trees IntersectPruning After FloweringHow Climate Change is Changing Your LandscapeBest Spring Flowering Trees - Eastern U.S.Best Spring Flowering Trees - Western U.S.Mulch Madness - How to Mulch Correctly, Why You Need Mulch & MoreBest Small Trees for Small Space LandscapingWhen Do Tree Leaves Come Back in Spring?All About Spring! Spring Prep, Dormant Oil, Too Wet to Plant?All-Female Climbing Crew - International Women's DayEco-Friendly Landscape PracticesLet's Talk About Roots - Trees with Non-Invasive Roots and Root PruningTop 5 Evergreens for Privacy Screening
Feb 10 2022
18 mins
Dormant Pruning - Why Prune Now?Best Big Trees for the Landscape
Sean Zieche from Davey's Glen Ellyn, Illinois,  office shares some of his favorite big trees for the landscape, as well as why it's important to plant a big tree in the right spot. We are celebrating our one-year podcast anniversary this month with a Davey Bluetooth earbuds giveaway! To enter, head to our Facebook page @DaveyTree or our LinkedIn page @TheDaveyTreeExpertCompany to learn how to enter. This week we're sharing some of our favorite stories over the past year of how our arborists came to find their careers in arboriculture.In this episode we cover:Big trees (1:03)Planting a big tree (1:56)Native trees (4:35)Hackberry (6:36)Willow (9:15)Trees for birds (10:26)Chicago lustre (11:06)Hickory and oak trees (11:42)Having a professional (13:06)Shagbark hickory (14:37)Black cherry and pecan trees (16:57)Kentucky coffeetree (18:47)How Sean became an arborist (20:24)To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.To learn more about big trees being planted too close to the house, read our blog, Buying a House with Big, Mature Trees Near House or Foundation. To learn more about the benefit of planting native trees,  read our blog, Benefits of Planting Trees Native to Your Region. Connect with Davey Tree on social media:Twitter: @DaveyTreeFacebook: @DaveyTreeInstagram: @daveytreeYouTube: The Davey Tree Expert CompanyLinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert CompanyHave topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!
Jan 27 2022
26 mins
Special Arborist Tools - Why You Need a Professional
Eric Countryman from Davey's East Pittsburgh office talks about all the neat tools arborists are trained to use to help your trees. We are celebrating our one-year podcast anniversary this month with a Davey Bluetooth earbuds giveaway! To enter, head to our Facebook page @DaveyTree or our LinkedIn page @TheDaveyTreeExpertCompany to learn how to enter. This week we're sharing some of our favorite stories over the past year of how our arborists came to find their careers in arboriculture.In this episode we cover:Resistograph (1:26)Sounding hammer (3:45)Air spading (4:22)Soil probe (6:35)Hand shovel and rake (7:12)DBH tape (7:31)Chipper (8:02)Stump grinder (10:29)What arborists do in the winter (12:52)Why it's important to prune during the dormant season (13:36)Painting (14:51)Multi-ton cranes, small motor machines and chainsaws (15:54)Safety (17:02)To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.To learn more about stump removal and grinding, read our blog, Is Tree Stump Removal Necessary, or is it Better to Grind a Stump? To learn more about planting a tree where a stump was just removed, read our blog, Is it OK to Plant a Tree in the Same Spot?To learn more about when to prune trees, read our blog, How Often to Prune Trees (Including Oak Trees).To learn more about why pruning during the dormant season is best, read our blog, Importance of Pruning: 5 Reasons to Prune During the Winter Season. Connect with Davey Tree on social media:Twitter: @DaveyTreeFacebook: @DaveyTreeInstagram: @daveytreeYouTube: The Davey Tree Expert CompanyLinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert CompanyHave topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!
Jan 20 2022
20 mins
Arborists' Career Paths + A GIVEAWAY!New Year's Resolutions for Your LandscapeArborists' Most Unique Stories Over the Years