Care

Tips, resources, and information on tree maintenance so you can ensure your tree's successful establishment and growth.

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Mulching Do’s and Don’ts

As we gear up for the sweltering summer months, it’s prime time to give our leafy friends a little extra care, especially when it comes to hydration and mulching. While …

Infestation of Kudzu

Most UN-Wanted: Kudzu

Casey Trees’ most unwanted invasive plant species series continues with week four looking at yet another highly problematic, tree-harming plant: Kudzu. The invasive was brought to the United States in the late …

Bush Honeysuckle

Most UN-Wanted: Bush Honeysuckle

The Casey Trees’ most unwanted invasive plant species series continues with week three looking at another highly problematic, tree-harming plant: Bush Honeysuckle. With just two more weeks to go, we will be looking …

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Tips for Healthy Winter Trees

As we kick off the new year and temperatures continue to drop, it’s important that we keep our trees in mind this winter season. Proper care during these colder months …

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Ecological Gardens

Contact us to schedule a site visit and consultation. Our ecological garden program promotes pollinator-friendly plants that are native to the mid-Atlantic region, stormwater capture and minimal irrigation, and dense, …

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The Importance Of Watering

As the summer heat intensifies and the effects of climate change become increasingly evident, it is crucial to recognize the significance of trees in our urban environment. As we know …

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Get Outside and Give Back this Earth Month

Last Saturday, we held another great community tree planting at Mount Olivet Cemetery! Mount Olivet is located on a historic hill overlooking the monuments of the nation’s capital in the …

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Tree Care: Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot

We just had our first tree care event this past weekend at Mt. Olivet Cemetary — and we are thrilled to be back! Whether you want to get your hands …

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Essential Tree Care Items

You may think you need all kinds of fancy things to ensure your young trees establish, your trees thrive and your mature trees stay strong. But trees are a bit …

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Mature Tree Care

A mature tree provides value to your home and street. It shades and cools the air, reduces energy consumption, removes pollutants, and adds beauty to your neighborhood. Older trees require …

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Summer Survival Tips for Your Trees

Here are a few simple tips to get your trees ready for the hot summer months: Take our 25 To Stay Alive Pledge to water trees on and surrounding your …

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From the Archives: What is a Certified Arborist

As one of the few urban forestry nonprofits in the region, we get a lot of questions about tree maintenance and care. “Is this tree too close to my house?” …

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Top Misconceptions About Planting a Tree

When it comes to planting a tree there is a lot of information flying around – and not all of it is accurate! Here are some common myths: Depth is …

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Night Farming at the Casey Tree Farm to Beat the Heat

Farming doesn’t stop because the sun sets or the clock hits a specific hour. And last week, thanks to the absolutely brutal temperatures and heat index, the bulk of care …

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Ready, Set, Go! Sign Up for Tree Care Relay Races

While we don’t plant trees in the summer, we sure do a lot of caring for them! We need your help. To spice up Tree Care events, we’re excited to …