Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Hardscaping – Why You Should Consider Your Trees When Building on Your Yard

May 19, 2022 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 2 Episode 19
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Hardscaping – Why You Should Consider Your Trees When Building on Your Yard
Show Notes

Cindy Grady, regional business developer in Minnesota, talks about why you should be thinking about your trees when adding something to your yard, such as a pool, deck, patio, etc.

In this episode we cover:

  • Compaction (0:42)
  • Preservation (2:30)
  • Right tree, right place (3:21) (12:04)
  • Sweet gum tree (4:10)
  • Knowing where the roots will grow (5:49)
  • Building a deck around a tree (7:39)
  • Buying once (10:00)
  • What Cindy's job entails and how she started it (16:01)
  • Some of Cindy's favorite trees (18:57)

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To learn about trees to plant and avoid planting near a structure, read our blog, The Best and Worst Trees to Plant Near a House (By Zone)

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