Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Buying a House? What Not to Plant + Red Flags on the Landscape

July 22, 2021 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 1 Episode 28
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Buying a House? What Not to Plant + Red Flags on the Landscape
Show Notes

Josh Van Kemp from Davey's Toronto East office shares his tree tips when buying a new house or selling your current one. Josh shares his list of trees to not plant on your property, trees he recommends planting, best trees for privacy and some potential red flags to keep an eye out for. 

In this episode we cover:

  • Positives and negatives of having mature trees (0:40)
  • Free consultations (3:51)
  • Pesticide and fungicide (5:07)
  • Knowing if a big tree is too close to the foundation (6:24)
  • Planting a new, young tree in the appropriate spot (7:39)
  • What to look for on trees when looking at a potential property (8:26)
  • Trees to avoid planting near the foundation (10:01)
  • Best trees for privacy screening (12:29)
  • Josh's list of trees to not plant! (13:01)
  • Josh's list of best trees to plant (16:46)
  • How Josh started his job (18:56)

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To learn more tree care tips when buying or selling a house, check out our Homeowner blogs for Landscaping, Curb Appeal and Adding Value to Your Property.
To  learn more about buying a house mature trees near the foundation, read our blog, Buying a House with Big, Mature Trees Near the House or Foundation.

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