bronze birch borer

Bronze Birch Borer

Bronze Birch Borer has been a serious pest of birch trees. Its preferred host is European white birch. Paper, yellow and gray birch are also attacked […]

Birch Leafminer

Birch Leafminers

Birch Leafminers are sawflies, which are closely related to bees and wasps, and the most common insect pest of birch trees in North America. Its preferred […]

plant diseases

Plant Diseases

Fungal, Viral or Bacterial Disease is defined as ‚Äúsuboptimal plant growth brought about by a continuous irritant, such as a pathogen (an organism capable of causing […]

boxwood leafminer

Boxwood Leafminer

As our arborists and techs conduct their Plant Health Care treatments, they are noticing quite a few leaf blisters in boxwoods. These blisters contain the young […]

Canker

Cankers

Cankers are localized dead areas of bark in trees and shrubs caused by fungi and bacterial infection. Canker pathogens can cause branches and twigs to die […]

use mowers carefully around trees

Use Mowers Carefully Around Your Trees

Use mowers and string trimmers carefully around your trees and shrubs. Routine lawn care can cause high-impact damage to the protective bark of trees and shrubs. […]

bagworm

Bagworm

Bagworms, thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis, feed on more than 120 species of trees and shrubs. Including most species of evergreen trees and bushes, conifers, as well as some […]

Spruce Spider Mites

Spruce Spider Mites

Spruce Spider Mites are native to North America and are one of the most destructive spider mites in the U.S. Its preferred host is spruce but […]

tar spots

Tar Spots

Tar spots are one of the most common fungal infections of maple trees in our area. Like most leaf affecting fungus, it all starts in the […]