Talking Trees with Davey Tree

10 Mistakes Homeowners Make with Their Trees PART 1

June 03, 2021 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 1 Episode 21
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
10 Mistakes Homeowners Make with Their Trees PART 1
Show Notes

Dash Schenck from Davey's Portland, Oregon, office shares some of his top 10 mistakes he has seen homeowners make with their trees. Be sure you don't repeat these same mistakes on your own properties! Tune back in next Thursday for the rest of Dash's list. 

In this episode we cover:

  • Tree topping (1:31)
  • Planting too deep (3:43)
  • Backfilling (6:33)
  • Wrong tree, wrong place (7:18)
  • Overplanting (9:10)
  • Improper pruning (10:02)
  • Timing (12:41)

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To learn more about why tree topping is harmful, read our blog, What is Tree Topping and Why Topping is Harmful to Trees.
To learn more about the benefits of having a tree properly pruned, read our blog, What is Pruning? The Importance, Benefits and Methods of Pruning.

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