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Talking Trees with Davey Tree

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Your trees and landscapes require year-round care, and The Davey Tree Expert Company is here to help provide you with expert advice. Join our professional Davey arborists and gardening-expert host Doug Oster to learn all about caring for your properties. We'll talk about introduced pests, seasonal tree care, tree diseases, arborists' favorite trees, how to help your trees thrive and everything in between. Tune in every Thursday because here at the Talking Trees Podcast, we know trees are the answer.

Location:

United States

Description:

Your trees and landscapes require year-round care, and The Davey Tree Expert Company is here to help provide you with expert advice. Join our professional Davey arborists and gardening-expert host Doug Oster to learn all about caring for your properties. We'll talk about introduced pests, seasonal tree care, tree diseases, arborists' favorite trees, how to help your trees thrive and everything in between. Tune in every Thursday because here at the Talking Trees Podcast, we know trees are the answer.

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@DaveyTree

Language:

English

Contact:

3308885195


Episodes

A Look into Davey's Annual Training Program D.I.T.S.

2/22/2024
Hear from three students attending the Davey Institute of Tree Sciences (D.I.T.S.) program, Davey's annual flagship training program in biological sciences, safety, tree and plant care and management techniques. Philip Bauerle from Davey's North Pittsburgh office, Izzy Christmann from Davey's Portland office and Max Hackney from Davey's health and safety department talk about their experience in the four-week program, including what they're learning, how they got there and what they're excited to take back home. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about careers at Davey, visit Davey.com/Careers. To learn more about training at Davey, visit Davey.com/Training. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:15:34

Resurrecting The Great American Chestnut Tree

2/15/2024
Dan Herms, vice president of research and development at the Davey Institute, talks about the American Chesnut tree - the history, chestnut blight and how scientists are trying to bring the species back to the United States. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:18:06

Reconnect with Nature! Your Reminder to Get Outside

2/8/2024
Jason Gaskill from Davey's Wilmington, Delaware, office shares his personal experience connecting with nature through work, traveling and leading hikes, as well as why it's important to get outside, enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about forest bathing and connecting with nature, check out our other two podcasts, "Benefits of Trees for Human Health + Forest Bathing" and "Healing Gardens - How to Create Your Own & Enjoy Nature." Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:22:58

Storm Preparedness & Safety Checks After Storms

2/1/2024
Jason Parker from Davey's Horsham, Pa., office talks about what to do before and after a storm to protect your landscape. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about preparing for winter storms, check out our blog, Your Backyard Tree Checklist for the Winter Storm Season. To learn more about your responsibilities after a tree falls, read our blog, Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Tree Removal After Storms? To learn more about protecting your landscape from storms, check out our blog, What to do if a Storm Damaged My Tree? Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:21:06

Did You Know Salt Can Damage Your Property? Here's How to Stop it

1/25/2024
Cindy Grady, regional business developer in Minnesota, talks about the affect salt can have on your landscape and plants and possible alternatives available to property owners. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about the way salt can hurt your landscape, check out our blog, How Rock Salt May Be Affecting Your Lawn. To learn more about ways to protect your plants from salting read our blog, How to Protect Trees from Winter Salt or Rock Salt Damage. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:17:41

Landscaping Trends to Know About in 2024

1/18/2024
Lou Meyer, business developer for Davey's mid-Atlantic region, talks about landscaping trends he saw at the 2024 Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS). In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about environmental restoration at Davey, visit our Environmental Design & Ecosystem Restoration Services page or Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.'s, a Davey company, website. To learn more about the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show, visit mants.com. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:18:09

Protecting Newly Planted Trees in the Winter

1/11/2024
Matt Betz from Davey's Charlotte office talks about what to do to help a young tree be successful in the winter and his family's history at Davey. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about taking care of a young tree during the winter check out our blog, Winter Tree Pruning: Young Trees, Fruit Trees, Spring Flowering Trees. To learn more about wrapping trees in cold weather check out our blog, Should I Wrap Trees for Winter Protection? Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:25:28

How to Make a Difference in Your Landscape During the Dormant Season

1/4/2024
Brian Sieber from Davey's Cincinnati office talks about what homeowners can be doing to care for their trees during the winter. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about how higher winter temperatures affect a landscape, read our blog, How a Warmer Winter May Be Affecting Your Plants. To learn more about general winter tree care, read our blog, Tree Care Checklist: How to Keep Trees Healthy This Winter. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:20:58

Dormant Pruning - Why Prune in the Winter?

12/28/2023
Mike Holleran from Davey's Wilmington, Delaware, office talks about why it's beneficial to prune in the winter, when an expert needs to help prune and tips on pruning your own tree. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about the benefits of pruning in the winter, read our blog, 5 Reasons to Prune During the Dormant Season. To learn more about pruning tools, read our blog, 3 Best Tree Trimming Tools to Own. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:21:41

Should You be Watering in the Winter?

12/14/2023
Michael Sundberg from Davey's South East Denver office shares how he handles winter watering in Colorado's (typically) year-round dry conditions. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about watering in the winter, check out our blog, 'What You Need to Know about Watering Trees in Winter (Even in Colorado!)'. To learn more about caring for trees in the winter, check out our blog, 'Tree Care Checklist: How to Keep Trees Healthy This Winter'. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:22:12

Tree Care in Extreme Temperatures

12/7/2023
Travis McDonald from Davey's South Minneapolis office shares advice on tree care and planting in extreme temperatures, from heat waves to cold and snow. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about watering, browse our Watering blogs. To learn more about mulching, browse our Mulching blogs. To learn more about the shifting hardiness zones, visit HardinessZones.DaveyInstitute.com. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:20:15

How to Hang Outdoor Lights Without Harming the Tree + A GIVEAWAY!

11/30/2023
Jason Gaskill from Davey's Wilmington, Delaware, office talks about how to carefully and safely install lights on your outdoor trees without harming them, pruning considerations to make this winter and fun story about one of the trees featured in Davey's 2024 Trees of Davey calendar, plus how you can WIN a copy! In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about how to tell if you should or shouldn't keep your holiday lights hung year round, read our blog, Is it okay to Keep Outdoor Tree Lights on Year Round? To learn more about steps for how to hang light on tall trees, read our blog, How to Put Christmas Lights on Tall Outdoor Trees. To learn more about the dos and don'ts of hanging outdoor lights, read our blog, Wrapping Trees with Christmas Lights: The Dos and Don’ts. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:19:53

Growing an Edible Landscape!

11/16/2023
Lou Meyer, business developer for Davey's mid-Atlantic region and Emily Tepe, Department of Horticulture professor at the University of Minnesota, talk with Doug about the best practices of creating an edible garden, including which trees to plant and how to handle different hardiness zones. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. Learn more about Emily's book, The Edible Landscape: Creating a Beautiful and Bountiful Garden with Vegetables, Fruits and Flowers. To learn more about growing fruit trees, check out the Davey Tree blogs about caring for fruit trees. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:26:14

Saluting Branches Volunteer Tree Work - Honoring Our Veterans

11/9/2023
Jason Parker from Davey's North Philadelphia office talks about the volunteer work he and other arborists across the country do for Saluting Branches, a non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing and honoring our veterans by doing tree work on veteran cemeteries. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about Saluting Branches, visit its website, www.salutingbranches.org, or listen to our past Talking Trees episode Volunteer Tree Work at Veteran Cemeteries - Saluting Branches. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:15:16

How to Prepare Your Trees for Colder Weather!

11/2/2023
Kris Baker from Davey's Orlando office uses his experiences as an arborist in Michigan and Florida to share how arborists can help your trees in cold weather. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about caring for trees in cold weather, read our blog Tree Care Checklist: How to Keep Trees Healthy This Winter. To learn more about the best trees to plant for your region's winter, read our blog Plant Hardiness and Its Significance to Your Trees This Winter. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:18:09

Progress at Davey's SEED Campus

10/26/2023
Dan Herms, vice president of research and development at the Davey Institute, and Dan Joy, executive vice president and assistant to the president, talk about their experience leading development of the Davey Tree SEED (Science, Employee Education and Development) Campus. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about the SEED Campus, visit our SEED Campus webpage. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:20:08

The Pawpaw Tree - History, How to Grow and Unique Facts!

10/19/2023
Miles Stephens from Davey's South Pittsburgh office talks with Doug over their fascination with the pawpaw tree. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about caring and transporting fruit trees, read our blog Guide to Transplanting Fruit Trees. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:20:21

Spring vs Fall - When is the Best Season to Plant?

10/12/2023
Dan Hager from Hartney Greymont, a Davey company, in Concord, talks about the fall and spring planting seasons. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about planting in the off season, read our blogs Is it Safe to Plant Trees in Summer? and Can You Plant Trees, Shrubs or Evergreens in the Winter? To learn more about handling potted plants, read our blog Tree Planting Guide: 3 Methods of Planting Trees. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:15:22

Pros and Cons of Leaving the Leaves on Your Lawn

10/5/2023
Mat Garey from Davey's Detroit Lawncare office gives you a reason to not rake your yard by sharing the benefits of mulching and composting your leaves. In this episode we cover: To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about managing your leaves, read our blog, Managing Fallen Leaves in Your Yard. To learn more about when to leave the leaves, watch Matt Betz in this WCNC segment explaining when is it better to rake up fallen leaves? Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:19:40

Why Proper Soil Care is So Important for Your Trees

9/28/2023
Brad McBride from Davey's West Cleveland office talks about why soil care is vital for tree health, how to check the health of your soil and what else can be done to improve it. In this episode we cover: ®Davey.com/SoilCare To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. To learn more about soil care and its importance, watch Brad on Cleveland's local news station, Fox 8's New Day Cleveland show, where you'll see soil props and tools in action. The Importance of Healthy Soil for Tree Growth and How to Improve Your Soil. To read our blogs about soil care and mulching, check out our blogs on our website, Soil Care and Mulching blogs. Connect with Davey Tree on social media: Twitter: @DaveyTree Facebook: @DaveyTree Instagram: @daveytree YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com. Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Duration:00:20:03