Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Importance of Diversity in the Landscape and Planting to Replace

April 11, 2024 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 4 Episode 15
Importance of Diversity in the Landscape and Planting to Replace
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
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Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Importance of Diversity in the Landscape and Planting to Replace
Apr 11, 2024 Season 4 Episode 15
The Davey Tree Expert Company

Josh Fritz from Hartney Greymont, a Davey company, in the Boston North Shore office, talks about Doug's dying oak forest and how he can slowly replace the trees that have succumbed to oak wilt, as well as why planting a diversity of species in your landscape is so important. 

In this episode we cover:  

  • Planting diversity (0:35)
  • Street trees (2:03)
  • What to replace a Bradford pear with (3:39)
  • Replacing Doug's oak forest (5:32)
  • Understory trees (7:25)
  • Spring planting in Boston (8:51)
  • Evergreens for forested areas (10:44)
  • Red buds (12:43)
  • Winter in Boston (14:19)
  • Sugar maples (15:38)
  • A tree Josh wishes was planted more (16:35)

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

To learn more about Oak trees read our blogs Tree Identification: Do I Have An Oak Tree? or Avoid Pruning Oak Trees in Summer – Oak Wilt Causes

To learn more about evergreens, check our blog page.

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!    

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Show Notes

Josh Fritz from Hartney Greymont, a Davey company, in the Boston North Shore office, talks about Doug's dying oak forest and how he can slowly replace the trees that have succumbed to oak wilt, as well as why planting a diversity of species in your landscape is so important. 

In this episode we cover:  

  • Planting diversity (0:35)
  • Street trees (2:03)
  • What to replace a Bradford pear with (3:39)
  • Replacing Doug's oak forest (5:32)
  • Understory trees (7:25)
  • Spring planting in Boston (8:51)
  • Evergreens for forested areas (10:44)
  • Red buds (12:43)
  • Winter in Boston (14:19)
  • Sugar maples (15:38)
  • A tree Josh wishes was planted more (16:35)

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

To learn more about Oak trees read our blogs Tree Identification: Do I Have An Oak Tree? or Avoid Pruning Oak Trees in Summer – Oak Wilt Causes

To learn more about evergreens, check our blog page.

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!