Gypsy Moth

Gypsy moth is a non-native pest that has adapted to Michigan landscapes. The gypsy moth caterpillars hatch in spring and often go unnoticed until they […]

Maple Anthracnose

Maple anthracnose can be a pretty common spring disease on maple trees in certain years. Cool, wet weather produces more anthracnose than warmer, drier weather. […]

watering your lawn

Watering Your Lawn

Lawns need a certain amount of water to look and stay healthy. Using too much or too little water can create problems. Lawns usually require […]

winter burn evergreens

Winter Burn Evergreens

Evergreens are prone to the damaging effects of winter burn. Leaves and needles can dry out (desiccate) from wind or lack of moisture in the […]

MNLA Member

We have been a valued MNLA member, in good standing, since 2015. The letter below illustrates that we have adopted the MNLA Member Code of […]

Snow, Ice and Trees

The trees in your yard are your pride and joy, the centerpiece of all your summer landscaping efforts. Now, after the one-two punch of thick snow […]

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

The hemlock woolly adelgid, or HWA, is an invasive species that that poses a serious threat to hemlock trees. The easiest way to identify HWA […]


Mosquitoes are best known for the habits of the adult females which often bite, feeding on blood to help generate their eggs. The lesser-known fact […]



Ants like trees for one of two reasons. They are searching for food or making a home. Generally, ants don’t damage a tree but instead […]

trellis rust

Trellis Rust

Trellis Rust is becoming a plant disease epidemic in pear trees. Currently, it is limited to the southeastern portion of Michigan but due to its […]

TCIA Crew Leader Qualification

TCIA Crew Leader Qualification

Two of our staff members com­pleted the TCIA Crew Leader Qualification workshop and earned their qualification certificate while learning enhanced leadership skills necessary to do […]

Warren Beautification Award

Our second year in a row receiving the Warren Beautification Award. Doing our part to keep Warren, Michigan looking good.

fall horticultural oil treatments

Fall Horticultural Oil Treatments

Autumn is an excellent time to apply horticultural oil. The oil smothers many soft-bodied insects and hard-shelled scales that are impenetrable to many insecticides, and […]

watering trees

Watering Trees

YOUR TREES ARE THIRSTY This Fall, temperatures have been warmer than usual, the rain sparse and your trees and shrubs are suffering. They are thirsty […]

japanese stiltgrass

Japanese Stiltgrass

Invasive Japanese stiltgrass found near Ann Arbor Be on the lookout for this new invader The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that Japanese […]