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Volunteer work on Maltby Oak

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Danny and Chuck worked alongside Jeb Teuton, owner of A Cut Above Tree Service, to rejuvenate the historical Maltby Oak on the Putnam County courthouse grounds in Palatka on November 17, 2017. The work included dead branch removal, root crown excavation, soil decompaction with an Air Spade (air excavation tool), paclobutrazol growth regulator root enhancer, mulch and reattaching the lightning protection. All work was contributed. The Putnam County Master Gardeners contnributed funds for the paclobutrazol.

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American Society of Consulting Arborists

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Chuck and Danny attended a 3 ½ day arboricultural conference near Portland, Oregon on November 28 through December 2, 2017.  The conference was given by the American Society of Consulting Arborists.

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Maintenance Pruning of “The Senator” Live Oak

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The following is a letter we wrote to a local arborist who is learning proper tree maintenance and was given the job to prune one of St. Augustine’s largest, oldest trees:

Dear JD:

At your request Danny Lippi, an Share

Mount Dora may palm off unwanted trees

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Posted: Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:00 am in the Daily Commercial

MOUNT DORA — After numerous Mount Dora residents expressed their objections to the planting of 21 sabal palms as part of the city’s streetscape project, city officials have ...

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Re: The Maltby Oak in Palatka, FL

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July 27, 2014

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I just found this article on the Maltby oak. I am an avid lover of old live oaks and have 14 very large live oaks on my property on Lake winnot in Putnam co. For the 30 years I have always stopped just to see the Maltby oak on the way to the beach. When I saw the decay setting in I was deeply saddened. I am ecstatic to learn that steps have been taken to save ...

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