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- First, become informed about your trees. Know the species of trees on your property. Understand the characteristics of your trees.
- Second, assess the health of your trees. Consult an arborist or your local county extension office. Learn about the state of your trees. Are they healthy? What care do they need?
- Third, balance your tree portfolio the same way you balance your financial investments - by diversifying. Protect your tree investment by planting greater tree diversity on your property. On today’s episode, Al will share a number of his favorite species. So take note of his recommendations - including the Kentucky Coffee Tree and a number of oak trees.
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Al, can you share to the listeners what you do for the Davey Tree Expert Company?
“Is it worth it to save a tree?” How often do answers like these come up?
How can you best deal with stormwater runoff?
What is the general public most surprised to hear about when they first learn about the benefits of trees?
Al, what do you think about global warming and how do trees help or hurt that?
How can we best preserve our trees?
What trees should people plant ‘more’ of?
What can we do about Japanese beetles and how can we protect our trees?
What resources do you recommend when it comes to learning/caring about trees?
What’s the best direction (North, East, South, West) should you plant a tree in?
Do you have a final piece of advice that you’d like to share to homeowners/gardeners, Al?
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