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Downey Trees Inc. Merges with SavATree

Bedford Hills, NY — June 15, 2020 — SavATree, the industry leader in professional tree, shrub and lawn care, has announced a merger with Downey Trees Inc. of Atlanta, GA, a full-service and highly reputable company with offices in Norcross, GA, Savannah, GA and Destin, FL. This marks SavATree’s first entry […]

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Nature vs. Nurture

The first part of this is a slightly biased testimonial. Several weeks ago, I had two Oak trees taken out from the back of my property. The trees had Hypoxylon canker, a fungus disease that is non-preventable, non-treatable, and fatal if you happen to be an Oak tree. It was […]

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The Trees of the Hundred Acre Wood

Forget about Coronavirus for a few minutes: read this blog and take a pleasant stroll through a forest of the imagination! Two relatively recent events sent me tumbling back to the childhood of my son, as well as to my own: the 2017 movie Goodbye Christopher Robin and a summer […]

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A Treasure Trove of Trees at Stone Mountain Park

The imposing granite monadnock that towers over the Georgia landscape about 18 miles east of Atlanta is a lot more than a tourist attraction and home to such annual events as the Yellow Daisy Festival and Chili Cook-Offs. Among the many resources of Stone Mountain is one that is little […]

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Savannah Invasion Pushed Back by the Tallow Terrors!

Savannah, Georgia is no stranger to invasions. The first in its recorded history took place in 1733, when James Oglethorpe invaded Georgia, a colony named after the King of England and composed largely of freed debtors. His settlement would soon enough be invaded by Pirates and Spaniards, and much later […]

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The Dark Side of a Christmas Tradition

The custom began nearly 1000 years ago in Norse mythology, and because of it we tend to make light of an insidious problem for our trees! The myth: there once was a man named Odin who was married to a woman named Frigg. Together they had a son, Baldur. Frigg […]

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Thankful for 35 Years

As we approach that best of American holidays – Thanksgiving – we take a moment to reflect on our company and our 35th Anniversary that we have celebrated and continue to celebrate in 2019. Time has so quickly passed during that time, with all of life’s joys, challenges, and sorrows.  […]

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Of Cacti & Trees: A Diatribe of Drought!

As you walk outside your home or office on the hot days of Summer and Fall of 2019, allow that blast of heat that hits you to transport you 1,500 miles to the west, to a very different type of “woodland”. You see, if you find yourself walking among the […]

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Do Trees Harbor a Hidden Life?

Trees have some capabilities you might find surprising – some that could even be considered surprisingly human. Examples of these are revealed in a recent book written by German Forester Peter Wohlleben, The Hidden Life of Trees. Read more to find out how trees “talk” to other trees, “help” other trees, […]

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