Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Why Biochar is Important & How it Can Be Used in the Landscape

March 14, 2024 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 4 Episode 11
Why Biochar is Important & How it Can Be Used in the Landscape
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Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Why Biochar is Important & How it Can Be Used in the Landscape
Mar 14, 2024 Season 4 Episode 11
The Davey Tree Expert Company

Dr. Chris Fields-Johnson, technical advisor with the Davey Institute, talks about the many uses and benefits of biochar and how it can be used in the landscape. 

In this episode we cover:  

  • What is biochar? (0:40)
  • What does biochar do to the soil? (1:35)
  • What does biochar look like? (3:57)
  • How is biochar made? (5:11)
  • How would biochar be used in tree plantings? (6:37)
  • Is biochar a new product? (8:51)
  • How is biochar packaged? (11:25)
  • How would a home gardener use it? (12:06)
  • Chris' background with biochar (13:43)
  • The many positives of biochar (17:59)

To see what biochar looks like and how it can be used, watch our YouTube video, How to Improve Soil Health with Biochar.

To hear Chris talk more about soil care with biochar, watch our YouTube video, Davey SoilCare®: How to Improve Soil Health with Biochar.

To learn about ways Davey Tree is creating and using biochar, read our press release, Davey Makes Strides Towards Greater Sustainability with New Biochar Facility.

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

Connect with Davey Tree on social media:
Twitter: @DaveyTree
Facebook: @DaveyTree
Instagram: @daveytree
YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company
LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company 

Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com

Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you! 

Click here to send Talking Trees Fan Mail!

Show Notes

Dr. Chris Fields-Johnson, technical advisor with the Davey Institute, talks about the many uses and benefits of biochar and how it can be used in the landscape. 

In this episode we cover:  

  • What is biochar? (0:40)
  • What does biochar do to the soil? (1:35)
  • What does biochar look like? (3:57)
  • How is biochar made? (5:11)
  • How would biochar be used in tree plantings? (6:37)
  • Is biochar a new product? (8:51)
  • How is biochar packaged? (11:25)
  • How would a home gardener use it? (12:06)
  • Chris' background with biochar (13:43)
  • The many positives of biochar (17:59)

To see what biochar looks like and how it can be used, watch our YouTube video, How to Improve Soil Health with Biochar.

To hear Chris talk more about soil care with biochar, watch our YouTube video, Davey SoilCare®: How to Improve Soil Health with Biochar.

To learn about ways Davey Tree is creating and using biochar, read our press release, Davey Makes Strides Towards Greater Sustainability with New Biochar Facility.

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

Connect with Davey Tree on social media:
Twitter: @DaveyTree
Facebook: @DaveyTree
Instagram: @daveytree
YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company
LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company 

Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com

Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you! 

Click here to send Talking Trees Fan Mail!