Gypsy Moth

Gypsy Moth: What We Know Today….

Last year the oldest standing Oak at the Quabbin Reservoir died due to repeated attacks by the Gypsy Moth. The affect of repeated defoliation on trees is widely known, but Gypsy Moth outbreaks have not been as severe in New England since the widespread outbreak in the early 1980’s. Rainy springs during 2018 and again […]

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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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