Tree Care

Anthracnose: What are the Symptoms and How to Treat It

Anthracnose – Description & Treatment Anthracnose (Leaf Blight) is a general term for foliar diseases caused by numerous species of fungi and affects a broad range of trees including ash, dogwood, maple, beech, birch, elm, linden, oak, sycamore and willow. Visible symptoms of the disease vary with species and host but most commonly, infected leaves […]

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Arborists and Researchers Come Together to Tackle the Spread of Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly is here and continuing to spread across the states. If it continues, the impact could be devastating.  Recently, Don Grosman, Arborjet Entomologist, attended two spotted lanternfly (SLF) summits. The first was the “Spotted Lanternfly Green Industry Summit,” hosted by Bartlett Tree Experts at their Research Lab in Charlotte, NC on February 27-28. Over 50 […]

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Fireblight. How to Identify and Treat

Fireblight spreads quickly between trees in close proximity. Pollinators, rain and wind can spread the disease. Description & Treatment Fireblight is a bacterial disease affecting apple, pear, crabapple, hawthorn, and quince. It spreads quickly between trees in close proximity. Pollinators, rain and wind can spread the disease.   The pathogen (Erwinia amylovora) can spread through the […]

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Proven Treatment for Spotted Lanternfly

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture this invasive pest  “could be the most destructive species in 150 years.”   Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive pest, originally from Asia that is currently and rapidly spreading across the country. Native to Asia, the brightly colored planthopper was first discovered in Pennsylvania in 2014.Established populations are now found in […]

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Fire Blight

It’s that time of year! We need to start planning our attack on that pesky bacteria that we are all too familiar with, Fire blight.  Though some seasons are worse than others, fire blight always seems to be found. But, there are some things that you can do to help suppress the symptoms of this […]

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The Benefit of Fall Treatments: Anthracnose

Now that the dog days of summer are through, it’s time to get out there and apply fall treatments to protect your clients’ trees into the spring! Although there are a multitude of issues that could be affecting trees currently, one condition you are likely to be called upon to treat is anthracnose. Here’s what […]

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Hurricane Recovery – Once the Storm Clears

hurricanes recovery

With hurricane season in full swing, preparation plans are critical. In addition to storm preparation kits and emergency plans, it is also important to develop a plan to protect landscape and turf at homes, sports fields, golf courses, and commercial properties. Maintaining healthy trees and plants is one of the best ways to help landscapes […]

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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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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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