Category Archives: Featured

Anything tree related that is so exciting and informative it we decide to share it with the world.

Spotting the Invasive Lanternfly The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is an invasive planthopper native to China, Vietnam, and India. It was confirmed in Pennsylvania in September 2014.   Because of the planthopper’s presence, approximately 13 counties to date are under quarantine … More…

It’s Alive!!

During these frigid winter months it’s easy to forget that our wonderful woody ornamentals are actually living things. In most areas in the United States, trees will shed their leaves and become dormant for the winter. All activity ceases as … More…

Borers

Borers.  It’s a common term you hear when discussing tree issues.  It’s also incredibly broad.  The term borer describes the method in which the tree is impacted by the insect’s larval stage rather than the adult- and the groups of … More…

Winter Tree ID

Identifying deciduous trees in the winter can be challenging (unless you live in a climate where trees don’t have a need to shed their leaves, in which case you don’t really have a winter.  Or if you’re looking at an … More…

Focus on Chlorosis

Here in the Midwest, Fall is quickly approaching. For tree care professionals, the return of cooler weather and fewer sunlight hours signals that it’s time to address chlorosis. Although many property owners may be unfamiliar with this serious issue, learning … More…

Maples For Fall Color

Fall is a fantastic time to have a maple tree in your yard. These shade trees are known for their gorgeous autumn appearance; several species of maples are consistently included in the “best trees for fall colors” category among homeowners, … More…

The Awesome Apple Tree

The apple tree is as American as, well, apple pie. This deciduous tree can live for over 100 years, provides us with the fruit for pies, breads, cobblers, cakes, crisps, jams, jellies, sauces & ciders, and is unquestionably a staple … More…

HWA: The Next Generation

Along the Appalachians, from Georgia to Maine, Eastern and Carolina hemlock trees are falling prey to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA). If you are located in this area, autumn is the time to start thinking about HWA treatment. There are two … More…

The Indispensable Coffee Plant!

 The Indispensable Coffee Plant Whether it is a small shrub or a tall tree (growing to an impressive height of up to 30 feet) the genus Coffea is surely a plant close to many hearts. Current research indicates that coffee … More…

Back to Top