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Get to Know ARBORChar™

Biochar is an interesting product, whose basic idea has been around for centuries. Lately, biochar has come into a new light and is increasing in popularity as people are becoming more aware of it. Kristin Nikodemski, Arborjet’s Product Marketing Manager, shared her thoughts on the exciting new ARBORChar™ product. Recycling Trees Kristin Nikodemski stated, “With […]

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Opening Day at New England Grows with Sean Facey

Yesterday, the Boston Exhibition and Convention Center was packed with enthusiastic and inquisitive attendees for this year’s second New England Grows. Arborjet’s New England Regional Technical Manager, Sean Facey, discussed his impressions of this week’s exciting show. This Year’s Second Show “This is probably the biggest green industry show in this area” said Mr. Facey. […]

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Kentucky Zoo Fights Against Emerald Ash Borer

Originally published September 2014 The Louisville Zoo is also a botanical garden, where the trees are essential to help simulate the animals’ native environments. Four years ago, Emerald Ash Borer made its way into Kentucky and the destruction was soon evident. The Louisville Zoo has chosen to save its trees and fight EAB with Arborjet’s […]

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The Great Tree Canopy Comeback in Indiana

Originally published October 2014 In 2001 the community landscape report provided by the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana discussed the need to replace the tree canopy in several parks and public spaces. That year, the Friends of the Parks held the inaugural Great Tree Canopy Comeback event. The event literally brings new life to the […]

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The Michigan Oak Wilt Crisis

Originally published December 2014 Oak Wilt has been on the rise in Michigan and recently there has been such a spike that it has become an epidemic, especially on the west side of the state. It has spread across the state so anyone that has oak trees here should be aware and be monitoring for […]

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Oak Wilt Invades San Antonio, TX

Originally published July 23, 2014 Oak Wilt is a fungal disease that attacks the vascular tissue of the tree, which can be fatal if left untreated. It has been in the United States for decades and has slowly made its way into the urban centers of San Antonio. There is no total prevention or cure […]

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Indoor Gardening Expo, Boston 2015 Wrap-Up with Kristin Nikodemski

Earlier this week, Kristin Nikodemski, Arborjet’s Product Marketing Manager, shared her impressions of the recent Indoor Gardening Expo in Boston, Massachusetts. Accessible Results “The show was nicely attended. There were a lot of people that came in with excellent questions that were really interested in what we had to offer. We had some plant material on […]

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Knock Down Spiraling Whitefly Infestation

Rugose Spiraling Whitefly infestation is easy to identify due to the sticky, sugary and messy “honeydew” the insect produces. Black sooty mold may also grow on the honeydew, drawing further attention. The most obvious sign of an infestation is seeing the flies themselves as well as the white spiraling patterns they make on the bottoms […]

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The 2015 STIHL Tour des Trees Wrap-up

Jeff Palmer, Arborjet’s Upper Midwest Regional Technical Manager and Robert Gorden, Arborjet’s Director of Urban Forestry & Business Development were both riders in the week-long, 500-mile cycling event to benefit the TREE Fund. This year over $600,000 has been raised! The Final Days on the Road On day 6 the riders cycled 86 miles from […]

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Day 5 on the 2015 STIHL Tour des Trees with Robert Gorden

Robert Gorden, Arborjet’s Director of Urban Forestry & Business Development and rider on this year’s Tour des Trees takes the reins updating us on the weeklong, 500-mile cycling event. Today’s ride took the cyclists 87 miles from Ft. Myers Beach to Everglades City. Atypical Timing This ride is typically performed in conjunction with the International […]

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