Joshua Malik

With an intense passion for arboriculture and lawn care, founder Joshua Malik brings to Joshua Tree over 20 years of experience in the tree and lawn care industry. And he expects the same passion in his team by employing representatives and field personnel who have achieved and maintained proper industry credentials to ensure clients benefit through best practices.

Recent Posts

How to Tell if Grass is Dead: Tips for Worried Homeowners in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA

Friday, June 19, 2020

Are you worried that your grass is dead? 

It’s frustrating to see yellow or brown patches—or even worse, large areas—all around your turf. But you might be wondering if it’s truly dead or maybe just dormant. Plus, whether you have a dead lawn or not, you don’t want to go on with unsightly discoloration. You want to know how you can begin to get solutions underway.

We understand that any time you see something wrong with your lawn, you are eager for solutions. That’s why we’re talking about how to identify a dead lawn and what you can do about it at your Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA home.

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Understanding Drought Stress: 6 Important Facts for Healthy Trees in the Lehigh Valley

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

It’s not uncommon for people to believe that rain provides enough water for their trees at their home. But trees will suffer during periods of no rain and while some drought-stressed trees may bounce back, there can be a point of no return for others.

The last thing that you want is to lose a tree to drought stress when problems could have been prevented. After all, trees are a valuable part of our landscapes. They provide beauty and shade—and for a lot of homeowners, they hold quite a bit of sentimental value. 

But drought-stressed trees can become sickly looking, cause problems, and potentially even become hazards.

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How to Keep Spiders Out of Your Home: Pest Control Tips for Allentown, Bethlehem, & Easton, PA

Friday, June 05, 2020

In the outdoors, spiders are beneficial in that they control pesky insects by capturing and eating them. Though they won’t make any significant dent in a mosquito problem (if you have one), spiders will even feed on these blood-sucking pests. 

While you might appreciate spiders for making a meal of unwanted pests, chances are, you don’t want them lurking about inside your home.

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3 Stump Grinding Facts: Cost, Important Info, & Finding a Service in Allentown, Bethlehem, & Easton, PA

Friday, May 29, 2020

Once you’ve had a tree removed from your property, the tree stump (which was once its anchor into the ground) is left behind. While some folks choose to just leave a tree stump be, not only can this be unsightly and create a tripping and mowing hazard, but a leftover tree stump can start to decompose and become a host to unwanted diseases and pests.

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Grub Control: Do I Really Need It?

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

We totally get it; you’re trying to save a buck like everybody else, and one of the best ways to do that is avoid purchasing unnecessary services or products you don’t really need. So, is grub control for your lawn really necessary, or is it simply a waste of your precious dime? It’s a good question and, unfortunately, we don’t have a firm answer for you. You may need it, you may not.

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When is Too Late for Crabgrass Preventer? Tips for Killing Crabgrass in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Of the many weeds that plague the lawns of Lehigh Valley homeowners, crabgrass is amongst the most notorious. It is frustrating not only because it is so ugly (growing in unsightly clumps around the lawn) but also because of how quickly it can spread. A single crabgrass plant can produce up to 75,000 seeds!

In order to get rid of this pesky weed, crabgrass preventer (or pre-emergent) is your best approach. This product works by preventing crabgrass in the first place. It creates a barrier that inhibits crabgrass seeds from germinating. 

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5 Common Myths About Lawn Watering & How To Do It Right

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

When it comes to watering lawns, we get a lot of questions about what’s needed. From whether you should be watering your lawn in the evening to whether you should be watering your lawn in the winter, we know that there are some uncertainties about the best practices. We also recognize there is a lot of misunderstanding.

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Killing Bees or Wasps: Essential Info for Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA Homeowners

Monday, May 04, 2020

Finding stinging insects on your property like bees and wasps can be concerning. If you are experiencing a large number of these insects around your home, there is likely a nest nearby.

In this article, we’ll cover the best approach to get rid of wasps and bees so that you and your family are protected. The last thing that you should have to worry about is a dangerous nest lurking on your property and posing a serious risk. There are safe ways that this problem can be addressed.

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What to Do if a Storm Damaged your Tree

Friday, May 01, 2020

Every year there are heart-wrenching stories across the country of people who were injured or killed by falling trees and branches. Most of the time these trees were weakened or damaged by storms. Though less devastating than injury or death, fallen trees and limbs can also damage (or even destroy) homes and property.

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What Kind of Grass Do I Have? Learning About Grass Types in PA

Friday, April 24, 2020

Have you ever wondered what kind of grass do I have in my yard?

Most people aren’t aware that there are many different grass types in PA. Even right here in the Lehigh Valley, lawns differ more than a lot of people realize. But knowing what type of grass your yard is made up of can help you ensure you’re nurturing it as best as you can.

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