Spots on tree leaves are an unsightly summer problem that can also be symptoms of a serious underlying disease or issue. By knowing what’s causing the spots and how to treat and prevent leaf spot problems, you’ll have a healthier tree that requires less maintenance in the long run.Read More
If your tree’s leaves turn yellow while the veins stay green, it’s probably chlorosis. Learn what causes it, how to distinguish chlorosis from other leaf problems, ways to prevent it, and how to treat the symptoms.Read More
If the leaves on your maple trees have dark, round spots that look like they’ve been splashed with tar, it’s probably a fungal disease called maple tar spot. Learn what to look for, how it spreads, and what to do about it.Read More
The incidence of tickborne diseases is rising across northeast Ohio. Learn how to spot and remove a tick, when and where they’re active, the diseases they carry, how to protect yourself, and tick control options to keep them off your property.Read More
IPM is an important part of creating a healthy and beautiful landscape using the least toxic and more sustainable methods possible. This article covers all the details as it relates to your trees and our PHC program.Read More
If new foliage on your fruit trees or ornamental shrubs looks like it has been torched, or if there are patches of dead foliage and twigs in an otherwise healthy-looking tree crown, you might be looking at fire blight. If so, here is important information about the possible cause and what to do about it.Read More
If you’ve noticed that tree and shrub leaves are starting to look like tattered lace, it’s probably caused by Japanese beetles feeding on your plants. Starting in late June, these voracious pests can quickly skeletonize an entire shrub, as well as decimate flowers and ripe fruit. Learn to identify Japanese beetles and what you can do to control and prevent infestations.Read More
There’s no cure for Dutch Elm Disease but there are some things a Certified Arborist can do to slow or prevent its spread. Learn how to keep your elm tree safe and healthy with these helpful tips.Read More
Given how cold winters can be in northeast Ohio, you’d think insect pests would be killed by the frigid temperatures. But while some insects (such as wasps, yellowjackets, and crickets) are decimated by the cold, many others manage to survive the deep freeze.
And when spring arrives, they’re ready to start breeding and eating your plants!
That’s why winter is a good time to inspect your trees, shrubs and landscape plants for evidence of overwintering insect pests. By identifying problems before the pests emerge in spring, you can prevent the situation from getting worse.Read More