Plant /Tree Pest Control
Update: Emerald Ash Borer
I am reposting this from Spring 2012. As the snow melts and the damage from these bettles on our Ash trees is remarkable. Trees that were showing signs…Read More »
Preventing Winter Damage to Rhododendrons and other Broad Leaf Evergreens
The recent deep freeze in Connecticut reminded me of the importance of protecting the evergreens that many of us rely on to dress up our foundations and use…Read More »
Proper Tree Mulching
Mulching your landscape, for many, is an annual event to dress up your landscape for the new growing season. It is a spring cleaning of sorts. Whether you…Read More »
There is a Sea Anemone growing out of my Cedar Tree, Help!
No, silly, that is not a sea anemone, it’s a pathogen called Gymnosproangium juniperi-virginianae. “A what?” you say. It is cool to look at, but it is evidence…Read More »
Dutch Elm Disease Prevention
Elm trees are popular and can be majestic. If you have an old one you love, Dutch Elm Disease can be scary. This disease is caused by a…Read More »
What is a Dormant (horticultural) Oil?
What is dormant oil and how does it work? This is a very common question from our customers this time of year. The Northeastern Regional Pesticide Coordinators core…Read More »
Recognizing Ornamental Tree Scale Infestation
From a distance, a white powdery scale infestation on your tree bark may look like a harmless lichen or tree fungus. Upon closer examination, you may see the…Read More »