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Don’t Let Gypsy Moth Wreak Havoc Again Next Year – Here’s What to Do

Gypsy Moth

This year, we saw severe tree defoliation across the country, most notable in oak and beech trees throughout New England. We also saw messy patios, furniture, and outdoor living areas, and in some cases, even unexplained red, itchy rashes. The culprit? Gypsy Moth. In the last few years, the Gypsy Moth population in New England […]

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Introducing Shortstop® Plant Growth Regulator for Trees

Shortstop® is a systemic plant growth regulator that slows vegetative growth by inhibiting gibberellin biosynthesis on trees. Shortstop reduces the above ground vegetative growth and changes specific morphological characteristics of the tree plant. What is Gibberellic Acid? Gibberellic acid is responsible for the vegetative growth in plants. Reducing its production results in shorter length between […]

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Protect Your Hardwoods From Winter Moth

Winter Moth is an invasive pest that causes severe defoliation and mortality in hardwood trees. The larvae begin feeding in early Spring on developing leaves with severe infestations causing noticeable tree defoliation. In June, they drop to the ground to pupate in the soil until the fall. You will start to notice adult Winter moths […]

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