Talking Trees with Davey Tree

All About Ice, Snow & Frost Tree Care

January 12, 2023 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 3 Episode 2
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
All About Ice, Snow & Frost Tree Care
Show Notes

Josh Rongish, district manager from Davey’s Omaha, Nebraska, office, talks about protecting trees from winter weather, his favorite trees and his Davey career.  

In this episode we cover:  

  • Safety in winter weather (0:40) 
  • Should you knock ice/snow off your tree? (1:20) 
  • What can you do for trees in low temperatures? (2:38) 
  • What is wrapping bark and how to do it? (3:30) 
  • Will trees recover from freeze damage? (4:25)  
  • Watering your tree to protect during the cold (5:41) 
  • Proper mulching for winter protection (6:55)  
  • Changing hardiness zones and picking the right tree (10:10) 
  • The importance of native trees (12:40) 
  • Native trees that Josh loves (13:45) 
  • How Josh got started with Davey (15:14)  
  • The feeling of saving trees (16:56)  


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

To learn more about preparing trees for winter, read our blog, Seasonal Tree Care Checklist: How to Keep Trees Healthy This Winter. 

To learn more about tree wrapping, read our blog, Should I Wrap Trees for Winter Protection. 

To learn more about helping your trees survive the winter, read our blog, Five Steps to Help Trees Survive Winter with Little Damage.  

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