Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Plants that are Best for Wet Areas

October 27, 2022 Season 2 Episode 41
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Plants that are Best for Wet Areas
Show Notes

Robert Spartz from Davey’s Quad Cities office talks about trees in wet areas, the importance of using a certified arborist and what employee ownership means to him while we celebrate Employee Ownership Month through the month of October.    


In this episode we cover:  

  • What Robert thinks about when encountering wet spots (1:30)  
  • How trees can mitigate wet situations (2:17) 
  • Right Tree, Right Place: Trees that can survive (and thrive) in wet areas (2:55) 
  • Planting trees close to your house (10:20) 
  • What trees Robert suggests planting (12:35)  
  • Dealing with flooding and existing trees (18:10)  
  • Importance of using a certified arborist (20:10)  
  • The feeling of saving trees (21:30)  
  • What employee ownership means to Robert (22:40)  


To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.  

To learn more about the best plants for flooded areas, read our blog, Plants Good for Flooding and Wet Areas (By Zone).  

To learn more about plants absorbing excess water, read our blog, Thirsty Plants: Which Plants Absorb Excess Water in a Yard? 

To learn more about Right Tree, Right Place, read our blog, Climate Change Projections: The Impact and Why You Should Care.  

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