What are Those Odd Growths on My Trees?

Galls, or abnormal growths on trees and shrubs, may look like a major plant health care issue, but it is not. Read this article to learn more about galls on trees and know why you don’t have to worry about them.

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Tree Decay: Signs, Prevention and Treatment

Conks or fungi grow on the trunk of a tree with fall leaves on trees and the ground in the background.

You probably don’t want to hear the words “tree rot” or “your tree is decaying.” Does it mean your tree is dying? Will a tree with decay need to be cut down? Does tree rot make the tree dangerous to the property and people around it? Learn how to identify, prevent, and treat tree decay before it’s too late!

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Spots on Leaves – Are They Bad for Your Tree?

Black maple tar spot dots on green maple leaves.

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.

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Fire Blight: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

apple branch with fire blight

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.

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Control & Prevent Japanese Beetles in Your NE Ohio Landscape

japanese beetles skeletonizing a leave

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.

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