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

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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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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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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Protect Your Hardwoods From Winter Moth

Protect 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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Is This Foursome Tee-ing You Off?

Golf Course Heat

By Zac Purinton, Arborjet Inside Sales/Technical Support As a former Assistant Superintendent, I understand all the things that can get in the way when managing 150 or more acres of turf, trees, and landscape. When problems arise, it is not sustainable to simply remove every tree. Arborjet is here to help you with that pesky […]

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