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….
5 Diseases That Attack After Big Rainstorms
With the recent rainy and hot weather, certain tree diseases are gearing up to attack our landscape. In particular, fungal diseases thrive on our current rainy and warm conditions. When fungal spores are activated and come in contact with a susceptible host they begin to grow, enter, and feed on…
5 Defoliating Insects to Look Out For This Summer
Defoliating Insects Defoliating insects cause damage to trees and shrubs by eating their leaves or needles. By doing this, you remove the tree’s ability to use photosynthesis in order to produce the next year’s growth. This damage also increases the tree/shrubs susceptibility to be attacked by other insects and diseases….
Benefits Of Trees – How Much Money Does Your Tree Save You?
Most of us think we know the benefits of trees, they make our yards look more appealing, they shade us from the hot summer sun, provide shelter to hundreds of species, are good for the environment, and act as a playground for young children to climb on. What most people don’t know…
Borers Are Trying To Infest Your Fall Trees
As summer ends and autumn starts to bring colder weather, trees begin to get numerous visitors looking for shelter. Some visitors are harmless and leave when spring emerges; however, some never leave and will feed on your tree until it is destroyed. Unfortunately, wood boring insects are a part of…