Yellowing Leaves – Interveinal Chlorosis
Are your leaves turning yellow? Since it’s too early in the year for leaves to begin changing color and falling, the yellowing of your tree’s leaves is most likely a sign of lack of micronutrients. Micronutrients are elements needed in small amounts to keep a tree healthy and promote growth/development….
Fall Webworms: Webs In Your Trees
Fall Webworms are a native pest of shade trees and shrubs that emerge throughout mid-late summer and fall. Similar to Eastern Tent Caterpillar which we’ve discussed before, Fall Webworm are caterpillars that weave webs in trees & shrubs while feeding on their leaves. If left untreated, these insects will defoliate…
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….
Japanese Beetles On Crape Myrtles, Maples, Plums, and Roses
Japanese Beetles: Invasive Pests Strike Again! Our arborists warn that in the next few weeks you may start seeing a decline in your Roses, Crape Myrtles, Japanese Maples, Plums or other ornamental plants from Japanese Beetles. First brought to the United States in 1916 in a shipment of iris bulbs, this invasive…