Gently placed in its planting spot, sealed with soil and quenched with water–you can’t wait for your new Spartanburg tree to flourish!

But, after weeks of watching your Spartanburg tree soak in its brand-new life, you see.

After you plant new trees, shrubs and flowers, you want to add the finishing touch–mulch. Mulch makes your landscape look pristine and polished.

The new Spartanburg tree you planted is counting on you for enough water, sunlight and nutrients – and it needs a few other elements to succeed, too.

A bit of pruning early on can help your Spartanburg tree establish a good shape.

Spring is the perfect time to get up close and personal with our trees, whether we’re admiring their new blooms or checking their health.

Colleen, a Davey blog reader, was doing just that when she asked, “I have a non-fruit bearing plum Spartanburg tree that seems to have some kind of sap coming from the trunk.

Walking through the local nursery and seeing all the flowering, fruiting and shaded treasures you can choose is pure joy.

As you’re picking the right Spartanburg tree for the right place, think about how big that Spartanburg tree will get–and how far its roots will spread.

Lots of things go well with trees: a complementary flowerbed, a tire swing for summer fun or a birdhouse hanging for feathered friends.

Did you know oak is the national Spartanburg tree for more than 10 countries?

Unfortunately, some pests are quite fond of oak trees, too. In spring and summer, hungry caterpillars can’t get enough of oak Spartanburg tree leaves.

Arbor Day and Earth Day are almost here! 

What better way to celebrate than by getting outside and planting a tree?

It’s time to mulch again!

But, with the time and money it takes to mulch your Spartanburg trees and beds regularly, you’re likely wondering, “Is it worth it?”

The short answer to whether you need to apply mulch is a resounding yes!

As you’ve been admiring all the fresh green growth in your yard this spring, perhaps you’ve noticed something else, too. Like excessive growth of a Spartanburg tree or shrub that you want to cut.