Posted: November 05, 2021

In this Houston Chronicle article, Matt Petty from Davey's South Houston office talks about how to make sure your trees are protected before storms begin this winter. 

With two months left in hurricane season and winter approaching, Sugar Land residents must safeguard their property and vehicles from extreme winds and broken trees. 

arborist and homeowner looking at tree

“Regularly have a certified arborist come out and review your property,” said arborist Matt Petty from Davey Tree. “Trees that have been impacted from the winter storm may have overall structural instability and a greater likelihood of failure. You start to notice defects, the zombie trees.”

"Zombie trees are dead and don't know it," said Petty. 

Weakened trees have brittle branches and are more susceptible to tree diseases and cankers.  

To continue reading about how to protect your trees, click here

Established in 1880 and headquartered in Kent, Ohio, The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. Davey Tree is the eighth largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with over 11,000 employees. Become part of the Davey legacy and apply today  

Other News Posts

Matt Morgan
Davey In The News

Tips to keep trees healthy as the weather warms up

Matt Morgan, from Davey's Sacramento office, shares some watering tips for spring and summer.
Read More
William Johnston
Davey In The News

Taking Care of new trees

William Johnston, from Davey's South Austin office, gives advice on mulching and watering a newly planted tree.
Read More

Get In Touch With Us!

We pride ourselves at Davey Tree on providing prompt, professional and personalized service from certified arborists that live, work and engage in your community. Contact one of our Davey Tree specialists for your residential, commercial, utility, or environmental needs.

Let's Find What
You're Looking For!

Davey uses cookies to make your experience a great one by providing us analytics so we can offer you the most relevant content. By continuing to use this site, you accept our use of cookies. View our Privacy Policy for more information.