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Fall Treatment Round-Up

Ahhh…. the dog days of summer are here and soon the leaves on the trees will be turning beautiful shades of yellow, orange and red.  For those of us in the plant health care field or landscape industry, it will be time to put our heads down and finish up all those projects and services […]

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Oak Wilt – Protect Your Trees Today!

Oak Wilt treated vs untreated

Oak Wilt is a devastating vascular wilt disease that commonly affects all oaks, but most commonly species in the red oak family. It spreads rapidly through the tree’s vascular system and can kill susceptible trees in a matter of weeks. Once it’s been confirmed in the area, it is most often transmitted through underground root […]

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July Is Smart Irrigation Month

July is traditionally the month of peak demand for outdoor water use. Warm temperatures, little rainfall, and water restrictions make it difficult to keep plants from entering drought stress. However, there are several smart irrigation practices that can be put into effect to help maintain green and healthy plants without wasting water. To promote awareness […]

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Water Woes on the Golf Course

Written by Arborjet’s Turf, Ornamental, and Golf Specialist, Kevin Lewis From increases in water cost and restrictions to societal pressures to conserve water and labor shortages, managing turfgrass moisture is a significant challenge for Superintendents everywhere. As a former Golf Course Superintendent, turf care was my number one priority. The bane of that existence was wilted and […]

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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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Join Us for Arbor Day 2018!

Arbor Day 2018

It’s almost Arbor Day, and we’re ready to celebrate! Are you?   National Arbor Day falls on Friday, April 27th, 2018. Historically, Arbor Day is a holiday that encourages individuals to plant a tree to help sustain our environment. Did you know a study of 10 cities found community forests save an average of one life […]

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