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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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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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The Oak Wilt Crisis in Michigan

Oak Wilt was first discovered in Texas where it currently infects over seventy-six counties and almost every city in the central part of the state. Individuals and municipalities have been battling oak wilt in the mid-west for years and now it occurs in twenty-one states. Oak Wilt is an up and coming problem in Michigan, so Arborjet’s Regional Technical Manager, Joe Aiken filled us in on the current situation.

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Kentucky Zoo Fights Against Emerald Ash Borer

Originally published September 2014 The Louisville Zoo is also a botanical garden, where the trees are essential to help simulate the animals’ native environments. Four years ago, Emerald Ash Borer made its way into Kentucky and the destruction was soon evident. The Louisville Zoo has chosen to save its trees and fight EAB with Arborjet’s […]

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The Great Tree Canopy Comeback in Indiana

Originally published October 2014 In 2001 the community landscape report provided by the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana discussed the need to replace the tree canopy in several parks and public spaces. That year, the Friends of the Parks held the inaugural Great Tree Canopy Comeback event. The event literally brings new life to the […]

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TREE-äge® Protects Ash Trees from EAB at the Holocaust Memorial in Boston

“It was a beautiful day and we were very pleased to donate a few liters of TREE-äge® insecticide for the treatment of 20 ash trees at the Holocaust Memorial site in downtown Boston. These effective injections will protect them from Emerald Ash Borer,” said Leah Hancock, Arborjet’s Product Marketing Manager. The New England Holocaust Memorial […]

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Late-Season Treatments Protect Trees

After a long winter, the influx of business combined with unpredictable spring weather can sometimes prove to be challenging for even veterans in tree care. This year, consider shifting some of your business to fall treatments, rather than waiting to start your plant health care program in the spring. Spreading out treatments will save time, […]

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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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Preserving History at Stevens-Coolidge Place in No. Andover, MA

Last month, the Stevens-Coolidge Place in No. Andover, MA had eleven trees treated for Winter Moth pro bono with donated labor and materials from Arborjet and Downer Brothers Landscaping, Inc. The Trustees of Reservations estate has also treated their historic ash tree to protect it from Emerald Ash Borer in an effort to preserve the […]

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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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