Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Special Arborist Tools - Why You Need a Professional

January 20, 2022 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 2 Episode 3
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Special Arborist Tools - Why You Need a Professional
Show Notes

Eric Countryman from Davey's East Pittsburgh office talks about all the neat tools arborists are trained to use to help your trees.

We are celebrating our one-year podcast anniversary this month with a Davey Bluetooth earbuds giveaway! To enter, head to our Facebook page @DaveyTree or our LinkedIn page @TheDaveyTreeExpertCompany to learn how to enter. This week we're sharing some of our favorite stories over the past year of how our arborists came to find their careers in arboriculture.

In this episode we cover:

  • Resistograph (1:26)
  • Sounding hammer (3:45)
  • Air spading (4:22)
  • Soil probe (6:35)
  • Hand shovel and rake (7:12)
  • DBH tape (7:31)
  • Chipper (8:02)
  • Stump grinder (10:29)
  • What arborists do in the winter (12:52)
  • Why it's important to prune during the dormant season (13:36)
  • Painting (14:51)
  • Multi-ton cranes, small motor machines and chainsaws (15:54)
  • Safety (17:02)

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

To learn more about stump removal and grinding, read our blog, Is Tree Stump Removal Necessary, or is it Better to Grind a Stump?
To learn more about planting a tree where a stump was just removed, read our blog, Is it OK to Plant a Tree in the Same Spot?
To learn more about when to prune trees, read our blog, How Often to Prune Trees (Including Oak Trees).
To learn more about why pruning during the dormant season is best, read our blog, Importance of Pruning: 5 Reasons to Prune During the Winter Season.

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