Hurricane Ian Response: Please be advised that we are prepared to respond to post-storm requests as soon as it is safe to do so. 

Posted: May 19, 2021

In this Times Union article, Joe Oszust from Davey's Albany, New York, office talks about the Arbor Day event he held and what advice he shared with attendees about planting trees.

large tree

It’s tree planting season. Spring and fall are both good times to plant trees because in summer there’s a risk the roots won’t get enough water. Here's why planting a tree is a good idea.

I was at Hewitt’s recently with my sons, picking out vegetables they will grow this summer in our gardens. All the plants seem alluring in a garden store, but it’s not unlike going to the hair stylist – you look great walking out the door, but you can’t recreate the style at home. I’ve found out the same can be true with plants. They thrive in the store under the care of professionals, but on my sandy lot? Nope. The Davey Tree Expert Company held an Arbor Day celebration at the end of April and offered these pieces of advice:

I asked why damage to trees caused by storms seemed more common lately. Arborist Joe Oszust said in addition to more intense storms happening with greater frequency, development threatens trees. The more trees are removed, the more at-risk other trees are from wind damage.

To continue reading Joe's advice, click here

The Davey Tree Expert Company, established in 1880 and headquartered in Kent, Ohio, provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. With 11,000 employees, Davey Tree is the eighth largest employee-owned company in the U.S.

Other News Posts

Sam 2652
Davey In The News

Weathering Water Restrictions: How to Save Your Landscape From the Effects of Drought

In this bobvila.com article, Chris Fields-Johnson, technical advisor at the Davey Institute, discusses caring for your landscape during a drought.
Read More
Dsc 8563
Davey In The News

2 The Outdoors: Damage to New York's trees starting to take its toll

In this WGRZ article, Tom Anderson of Davey’s Buffalo office talks about beech leaf disease and how to deal with it.
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.