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 Water Grass Seed After an Aeration and Seeding

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

You’ve invested time, energy, and even money into seeding your lawn and now you want to be sure that it’s going to perform. You want it to come up thick and green, and do its job of crowding out weeds. While you may have even used a professional service for aeration and overseeding, now it’s on you to do the watering and you want to be sure you do it right. You don’t want to have wasted your time or money and you want to know exactly how to water grass seed in order to achieve success.

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Benefits of Fast-Acting Tree Trunk Injections

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Professional tree trunk injectionHave you ever had a bacterial infection that was so severe your doctor bypassed pills altogether and jumped straight to the injectable antibiotics treatment? Come to think of it, those injections are typically delivered right in your trunk…or bottom, if you prefer.

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4 Important Facts About Fertilizing Trees

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

You appreciate the trees on your property for many reasons whether it’s the shade they provide, the aesthetic appeal they add to your property, or even the emotional attachment you have when watching them grow. Your trees are valuable to you and you want to keep them in good shape.

While a lot of people assume that the trees on their property are self-sustaining, the truth is that suburban trees aren’t getting the same nutrients that they would have readily available if they were growing in a forest. That depletion of resources can lead to lack of vigor and a decline in the overall health of your tree.

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Growing Grass in Shade: Realistic Expectations and Practical Solutions

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Whether you just moved to a property that is heavily shaded or you’ve been struggling with a problem for years, growing grass in the shade can pose a lot of challenges.

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Soil Testing Trees and Lawns in Pennsylvania

Friday, September 08, 2017

Are your lawn or trees lacking color or vigor? Are you getting a ton of weeds in your lawn? Does something just seem off and you just can’t pinpoint the problem?

You feel like you’re doing everything right—you’re watering your lawn and trees, maybe even adding fertilizer—and your lawn or landscape plants are still struggling.

It may actually be that you have a problem with the health of your soil. Healthy soil is of critical importance to maintaining your landscape and yet it is often given very little thought. But when soil isn’t at its best, your lawn and trees could struggle to get the nutrients they need to survive.

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11 Lawn Fertilizing Myths & How To Do It Right

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

We find that there are often a lot of misconceptions about lawn fertilizing that have our clients (and potential clients) confused. Understanding lawn fertilization can be challenging with so much misinformation circulating. Since we often hear a lot of lawn fertilizer myths, we wanted to help set the record straight. Here are 11 myths, debunked, along with the correct information that you can trust.

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Get an Emerald Ash Borer Treatment or Kiss Your Ash Goodbye!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The Emerald Ash Borer is here in PA—specifically, right here in the Lehigh Valley. This isn’t a surprise as we’ve known they were coming and have been talking about them to our clients for years. Still, it’s alarming to our tree care clients in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, PA to realize that these highly destructive pests have now taken up residence in our region. Once this pest finds a home in your ash tree, it’s only a matter of time until it’s completely destroyed.

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Using a Lawn Seeding Service vs. DIY in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA

Thursday, August 17, 2017

It’s a misconception that seeding is a service only needed by lawns in total disrepair. The truth is that even healthy lawns will benefit from a lawn seeding service. Seeding can help improve your lawn’s overall health as well as boost its aesthetic appeal.

While seeding seems like a simple enough task, there are definitely benefits to having it done by a professional rather than doing it on your own. Let’s explore some seeding facts that you might not know as well as why you should consider a professional lawn seeding service for your Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA home.

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A Guide to Lawn Disease Diagnosis, Control, and When To Use Lawn Care Companies in Allentown, Bethlehem or Easton, PA

Friday, July 21, 2017

Because of the fact that they tend to be confused with other lawn problems such as drought or insect damage, lawn diseases can go undiagnosed until it’s too late to repair the damage caused by them.

Many lawn diseases are fast-moving and highly destructive. One day you notice some slight discoloration and by the end of the week, large areas of your lawn have been lost to the disease.

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Why Do Lawn Care Companies Insist on Grub Control?

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Grubs, which is the collective name for several species of beetles in the larval stage, are tiny creatures that have the power to do a lot of damage to your lawn. While Japanese Beetles are probably the most well-known species, Northern Masked Chafer (which are nocturnal and not seen commonly because of that characteristic) and European Chafer beetles are also a problem in Pennsylvania.

When you’re investing in lawn care, the last thing you want is to have grubs come in and destroy your turf. Although some people assume they don’t need grub control as part of their lawn care services because they haven’t seen any, the problem with grubs is that you often don’t begin to see the damage until it’s severe. 

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