Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Watering Trees During and After a Drought + Preparing Them for the Next One

August 12, 2021 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 1 Episode 31
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Watering Trees During and After a Drought + Preparing Them for the Next One
Show Notes

Jake MacDougall from Davey's South Minneapolis office talks about how to care for your trees during and after a drought, as well as how to prepare them for another one to ensure your trees stay healthy and strong after the hot, dry summer. Jake also talks about his job as an arborist and how the team stays safe while on the job.

In this episode we cover:

  • Drought tolerant trees (1:00)
  • Ideal time to plant a tree to prepare for a drought (1:41)
  • Watering your tree properly (2:31) (7:24)
  • Knowing when a tree needs water (4:47)
  • Trees that like well-drained soil (5:47)
  • Mulching correctly (8:35)
  • Combination of turf and trees (11:52)
  • How Jake started his job (13:03)
  • What a sales arborist does (14:24)
  • Stretching and staying safe on the job (15:20)
  • Meeting with homeowners (19:04)

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

To learn more about drought tolerant trees, read our blog, Best Trees for Drought Areas (Drought Tolerant Trees by Zone).
To learn more about how often to water your trees during a drought, read our blog, How Often to Water Trees During a Drought.
To read more of our blogs on drought, go to our Drought blog page.

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