Tree Not Growing Leaves In Spring? Here’s Why
Is the tree in your yard not growing leaves this spring? If you’re concerned, you’re not alone. People often wonder, “Why are my trees still bare or sparse with leaves?” “Is there a problem with my tree?” “Do I need a Certified Arborist to come and inspect the tree?” In…
Mushrooms Growing Around Trees: Identification & Treatment
In the past week or so we’ve noticed lots of mushrooms growing around trees and in homeowners’ yards. This increase in mushrooms can be blamed on the rainy past few weeks. When you have mushrooms growing in your yard or at the base of your tree it can be worrisome….
Ambrosia Beetles: Cultivating Fungus and Eventual Tree Mortality
Ambrosia Beetles like to play a little game called “Survival of the Fittest.” These borer beetles prey on the weakest trees of the bunch; however, if you think your trees are healthy and safe from this tree borer, think again. Although not as common, there are several exotic species that…
Leyland Cypress Trees: Keeping Your Privacy Screen Evergreen
Privacy screens: A purpose that has popularized evergreen tree, Leyland cypress. A beautiful barrier protecting homes from outside eyes and ears? Convenience, beauty, an aesthetically pleasing “living wall.” And they grow extremely fast? Who wouldn’t sign up? Unfortunately, many homeowners aren’t aware of the serious diseases and eyesores that can…
7 Common Rose Issues In The DC Metro Area
Happy National Rose Month! Roses have a long and colorful history. They have symbolized love, beauty, war, and politics throughout centuries. The Rose itself has been dated back to 35 million years old and its current family tree contains 125 different species of roses occurring naturally throughout the Northern Hemisphere….