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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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The Time is Right to Start Thinking About Treating for Fire Blight

Fire Blight

In many areas of the country, the weather may be blustery and cold. It’s hard to believe that spring is right around the corner, but it is – and that means it’s time to plan treatment for Fire Blight. What is Fire Blight? Fire Blight is the most damaging bacterial disease that affects shrubs and […]

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Registration for Our 2018 Winter Webinar is Now Open

Winter Webinar

It’s that time of year again – we’re excited to announce the return of our ten-week Winter Webinar series. The series provides a foundational understanding of Arborjet equipment and products and other important issues surrounding the tree care industry. The training course, beginning on January 8, 2018, is a series of interactive, web-based “live” sessions. […]

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Want to Design Our Next T-Shirt? Enter the Arborje-Tee Shirt Contest!

Arborjet T-Shirt Contest

Are you an arbor-artist? We’re looking for a design for our next t-shirt! Between Monday, November 13th and Friday, December 22nd, we invite you to submit a sketch – be it novice or novel – outlining what you want our next arbor-themed t-shirt to look like. We envision this design being a t-shirt anyone can wear, arborists and […]

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That Moth You’re Seeing May Be Winter Moth, and Your Hardwoods Could Be in Danger

Winter Moth

Have you noticed suspicious moths fluttering around, though the weather is getting colder and we’re heading into winter? They could be Winter Moth (Operophtera brumata), and the hardwood trees in your landscape may be in danger. Make sure infestation doesn’t take its toll next year by planning your early spring treatment now.   The Origin […]

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It’s Time to Winterize Shrubs, Trees, and Perennials – Here’s What to Recommend

Winter Winterizing Tips

The seasons are changing and the weather is cooling, meaning it’s time to winterize shrubs, trees, and perennials. Your clients should begin preparing their landscapes for the tumultuous weather ahead so next year, a fresh, clean start welcomes them into the spring season. First, you’ll want to recommend your clients determine their plant hardiness zone […]

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Keep Japanese Beetle at Bay Next Year

Japanese Beetle

This year, the Midwest experienced major defoliation due to a small pest called the Japanese beetle. Contrary to its name, the Japanese Beetle is not as problematic in Japan as it is in the U.S., as Japan has more natural predators which control it. In the U.S., this pest wreaks havoc on nearly 200 species […]

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Recovering from Hurricane Damage – Help Your Trees Survive and Thrive

Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma’s impact on much of Florida, was catastrophic – the most intense in the Atlantic since Dean in 2007. Like many other storms, Irma caused widespread damage to landscapes, including trees, palms, and plant material, throughout both Florida and the southeast. Numerous trees were lost, while many of those remaining were left severely damaged […]

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