Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Best Trees for Your Backyard + Tree Safety Check

May 27, 2021 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 1 Episode 20
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Best Trees for Your Backyard + Tree Safety Check
Show Notes

Chris Ellwood from Davey's West Columbus office shares the best trees he recommends for your backyard. Whether you're looking for trees for sunny areas or wet spots in your yard, he has the answers! Chris also shares how to do a tree safety check before you head outside for the summer and when you should get a professional involved. 

In this episode we cover:

  • How to find the best backyard tree (0:47)
  • Black Gum tree (4:18)
  • Trees Chris does not recommend (4:55)
  • Yellowwood tree (5:05)
  • Paperbark Maple tree (6:28)
  • Checking out your nearby forests (7:30)
  • Dawn Redwood tree (8:16)
  • White Oak tree (9:33)
  • Kentucky Coffee tree (10:38)
  • Sweetgum tree and mulching (11:14)
  • Hackberry tree (13:13)
  • Find your local Davey office and request a consultation (15:29)
  • Tree Wizard - Arbor Day Foundation (16:25)
  • Tree safety (17:53)
    • Pruning (18:46)
    • Tree lean (21:00)
    • Soil heave (21:51)

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

To learn more about conducting a tree safety check, read our blog, Summer Tree Care Checklist: 3 Steps to Tree Safety this Season.
To learn more about protecting yourself while in the yard, read our blog, Landscape Safety Tips Every Homeowner Should Know.

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