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Water Issues Endanger the Green in Our Yards and Wallets

July has been designated as “Smart Irrigation Month” because July is the month when our water utilities experience peak demand.  As our nation’s water suppliers struggle to fulfill the summer water requirements, our citizens struggle to pay for the water they use.  Many blame the water challenge on landscape water use.  Studies have shown that […]

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Seeding Techniques For a Healthier Golf Course

Written by Arborjet’s Turf, Ornamental, and Golf Specialist, Kevin Lewis   Turfgrasses play a larger role in everyday life than many people realize. “I asked the waiter, ‘Is this milk fresh?’ He said. ‘Lady three hours ago it was grass.’” Phyllis Diller Established stands of grasses benefit the environment in multiple ways including purification of air, water runoff […]

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Oak Wilt – Protect Your Trees Today!

Oak Wilt treated vs untreated

Oak Wilt is a devastating vascular wilt disease that commonly affects all oaks, but most commonly species in the red oak family. It spreads rapidly through the tree’s vascular system and can kill susceptible trees in a matter of weeks. Once it’s been confirmed in the area, it is most often transmitted through underground root […]

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Treating the Largest Ash Tree in North America

Over ten years ago, Arborjet’s Regional Technical Manager, Joe Aiken along with Arborjet adopted the largest ash tree in North America. The gargantuan tree is located on a private residence, north of Travers City, Michigan. “It is 88 inches in diameter and when you see pictures you realize how big that is,” said Aiken. “We […]

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Stop Sudden Oak Death This Fall

Sudden oak death (SOD) is the common name for a fatal tree disease caused by Phytophthora ramorum, a species of oomycetes that are similar to fungi. SOD is one of 59 species of Phytophthora, all of which cause disease in plants, such as coast live oak, California black oak, Shreve oak, tan oak, and canyon […]

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The Advantage of Minimum Risk Pesticides

by Kristin Nikodemski Many pesticides, if used improperly, can have unintended consequences like harming the plant they were applied to protect or killing beneficial insects and organisms. When a controlled environment, companion planting, or homemade remedies don’t work you may want to try a minimum risk pesticide. Conventional Pesticides versus Minimum Risk Pesticides A pesticide […]

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Arborjet Formulas Wipe Out Oak Worms

There are several caterpillars that feed on oaks including the California oak worm and the tussock moth. Both of these feed on oak leaves, primarily in the spring, but can be active as second generation insects in the early summer or early fall. Leaves will appear skeletonized in the early stages and then completely consumed […]

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Downer Bros. Inc. Save Oldest Ash Tree in No. Andover with TREE-äge®

Earlier this month Arborjet attended the treatment of the oldest ash tree in North Andover, Massachusetts by Downer Brothers Landscaping, Inc. The historic tree was injected with TREE-äge® Insecticide to protect it from the deadly Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Who are the Downer Bros? Downer Brothers Landscaping, Inc. began in the early 80’s as a […]

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EAB Destroying Trees in Bucks County PA

Drew Slousky, ISA Certified Arborist and Arborjet Service Provider with Giroud Tree and Lawn, recently filmed Emerald Ash Borer damage in his area close-up. Decline of Local Ash The video focuses on views of exit wounds which are shown to be slightly longer than the tip of a pen. Other bleak indications of EAB devastation […]

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Provider Endorsement: Michele Forry Landscapes, San Antonio, TX

Years ago, I considered removing trunk injection from my practice. Thankfully, I discovered Arborjet at one of our seminars and I have been using it exclusively ever since. I literally would not do trunk injection without your equipment. Michele Forry Michele Forry Landscaping Company

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