Tree Care

Japanese Beetles Are Hatching – Protect Your Plants Now!

Japanese Beetle

Japanese beetles hatch early in the summer, typically around July 4th, leaving most of the season for them to cause plant damage to forests, farms, flowers, ornamental trees, and shrubs. If you see an iridescent copper and green colored beetle, contact us to consider treatment options for your clients. Here are our recommendations for this […]

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Management Practices to Ensure Good Plant Establishment

Plant Establishment

* The following post was originally shared on Arborjet’s companion community gardening site, The Dirt on Dirt. Follow us to browse our blog for gardening tips and success stories, meet our team, view photos and videos submitted from green thumb enthusiasts (and send in your own!), and peruse our recommended products for a healthy, happy garden. […]

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Hurricane Season Begins Today – Here Is Your Preparation Checklist

Hurricane Preparation

Hurricane season officially begins today, and we’ve already experienced the impacts of subtropical storm Alberto. Each year, the kickoff to hurricane season brings with it a number of recommendations, from hurricane preparation kits to family emergency plans, but what about developing a plan to protect your turf and landscapes? Maintaining healthy trees and plants is […]

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Drought and Pest Pressures: How to Save Your Stressed-Out Trees

Drought and Pest Pressures

As temperatures begin to rise across the country and spike even higher in traditionally warm areas, protecting drought-stressed trees should take precedence in your recommended treatment plan. Trees suffering from drought stress have increased risk of damage from attacking insects, diseases, heat, and cold. Here are some pests to be aware of and treatments to […]

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The Biology of Water

Water Management Blog

Recently, we announced our exciting new partnership with Ecologel. Ecologel is a premier developer and manufacturer of innovative products for water conservation, dust mitigation, plant nutrition, pond and lake management, and anti-fungal coatings. This blog post was contributed by Ecologel’s Director of Agronomy Jim Spindler, CPAg, CCA, CPSS.   The Biology of Water As it is […]

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Disease Alert: Watch for Sycamore Anthracnose and Apple Scab!

Sycamore Anthracnose Apple Scab

Now that spring is beginning, tree diseases are starting to crop up across the country. For many of these cases, now is the time to consider treatment, especially if you’re an arborist in charge of recommending solutions to homeowners. Two issues that are sure to be prevalent this year are Sycamore Anthracnose and Apple Scab. […]

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Vermont – There is Treatment!

Emerald Ash Borer in Vermont

Last month, Emerald Ash Borer was found in northern Orange County, Vermont. This news was unprecedented because until now, EAB hadn’t made its way to the Green Mountain State. State officials and the community alike are now holding public meetings to discuss next steps. The most important thing to remember is there is a treatment. […]

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5 Trees We Love Across the Country

Trees We Love

Last week, in honor of Valentine’s Day, we shared the story of one tree we love each day of the week. In case you missed it, we rounded our five picks for you below. Do you have a favorite tree? Share with us on our Facebook and Twitter pages!   1. The Champion White Ash […]

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Extreme Weather Conditions Tempt Southern Pine Bark Beetle – Protect Your Trees Today

Southern Pine Bark Beetle

This season, we experienced record-breaking hurricanes, particularly in the southern region of the US. This extreme weather caused massive plant and tree destruction. Such damage causes pest populations to explode, particularly Southern Pine Bark Beetle, who rush in while trees’ defensive systems are suppressed. By taking preventative measures now, we can make sure our trees […]

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