In this Houston Chronicle article, Adam Baker, technical advisor with the Davey Institute, recommends trees and shrubs that will bring more pollinators to the Houston area.

Posted: July 18, 2023

Houston is full of pollinators that serve a crucial role in ecosystems and food supply, but not everything we plant in our yards helps these insects and other creatures thrive.Redbud Tree

Important pollinators in Texas include bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, beetles and flies as well as bats and mice, said Adam Bake and entomologist at Davey Tree Expert Co.'s Davey Institute.

Honeybees alone pollinate more then $18billion worth of crops annually, including 90 types of fruits and vegetables, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

To read Adam's recommendations, 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

Wind Damaged Tree
Davey In The News

Strong winds expected to batter Metro Vancouver Monday

Matthew Coady, market manager of the Island of British Columbia, Canada, shares about the dangers trees may face during the upcoming hind wind event in Vancouver.
Read More
Rain Stock
Davey In The News

Bomb cyclone to hit B.C. South Coast, wind warnings issued

Dan Sharp from Davey's Victoria office, shares how an upcoming bomb cyclone will impact soil and vegetation.
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!