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

Beware of these Lawn Care Scams: Tips for Wise Homeowners in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, PA

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

There’s nothing worse than feeling like you’ve been duped. Nobody likes marketing gimmicks or scams that make them feel “tricked” into buying a product or service. It’s frustrating, even demeaning when you’re taken advantage of in this way.

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Can My Lawn Be Saved? Realistic Expectations & Pro Tips for Frustrated Homeowners

Monday, September 23, 2019

Nothing can be more frustrating when it comes to a great lawn than unexplained lawn problems. If it’s bad enough, you might even be wondering, “Can my lawn be saved?” 

We’ve gotten this direct question from homeowners in the Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, PA area. We absolutely understand the frustration (and even desperation) involved when there are serious issues that you can’t figure out.

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Plant Health Care vs. Tree Spraying: Exposing Rip-Off Artists & Solutions That Don't Work

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

When you choose to invest in a professional tree spraying service, you are looking to get great results. Unfortunately, there can be some huge variations from one company to the next and that can mean quite different results.

The fact is, there’s a big difference between the company that has poorly trained technicians out there spraying trees and hanging invoices and the company that has highly trained technicians offering customized plant health care.

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Lawn Aeration: Why, How Often, and Hiring a Lawn Aerating Service

Monday, August 19, 2019

We know that you desire a lush, green lawn and you’re the kind of person who is invested in doing what it takes to achieve good lawn health. While lawn care services and techniques such as proper mowing, fertilization, and weed control are obviously important parts of that effort, one of the best things you can do for your lawn is having it aerated.

While it is a very important service, we find that many of our clients don’t know much about lawn aeration or why they should aerate their lawns. This article will help clarify what lawn aeration is, why it should be performed, how often it should be done, and why it’s likely best left to the professionals.

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Is Lawn Care Expensive? Prices vs. Value in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

If you want a great-looking lawn, then you might be considering professional lawn care services in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA in order to achieve those results. 

Of course, if it’s something you’re thinking about, you might also want to know the answer to the question, “Is lawn care expensive?” 

If you’re going to invest in a professional service you likely want some understanding of the costs associated with it.

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Emerald Ash Borer Treatment & Damage In Pennsylvania

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Since it was first detected in Detroit in 2002, the Emerald Ash Borer pest has been systematically destroying ash trees everywhere it travels.

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Killing Spotted Lanternfly: What Pros in Lehigh Valley Recommend

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Whether you’ve already found them on your own property or you’re worried they’re coming, like most Lehigh Valley homeowners, you likely have some concerns about the Spotted Lanternfly. 

That concern is well-justified. After all, experts have been warning that this pest is growing and becoming more destructive. We already know from dealing with the Spotted Lanternfly in the past that it can literally suck the life out of plants. Unfortunately, the list of plant types that it “prefers” seems to be growing.

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5 Essential Facts About Yard Flea and Tick Control in Allentown, Bethlehem, & Easton, PA

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

The presence of fleas and ticks in your yard is more than just a nuisance—it’s a legitimate threat. Nobody wants to think about danger lurking in their own backyard but when it comes to pests that carry dangerous diseases, the threat is real. Unfortunately, the Lehigh Valley is known to be a prime location for these pests to live and breed.

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What Kind of Lawn Fertilizer is Best? Organic, Synthetic, Granular, Liquid, etc.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

As a homeowner that cares about your lawn, you might have questions about lawn fertilizer. But understanding more about the types of lawn fertilizer is an ever-evolving subject. With research on lawn care continually being performed, there has been ongoing new information being produced. 

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7 Notorious Summer Lawn Weeds in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, PA

Monday, June 24, 2019

Few things are more frustrating in lawn care than the resilience of weeds. All weeds are a nuisance, but summer lawn weeds seem particularly difficult to control. The hot and dry weather typically means your grass has extra stress and may not be at its healthiest. That can make it easier for summer weeds to begin popping up and taking over. 

Unfortunately, summer weeds tend to be hardy and can thrive even when growing conditions are not optimal. They can also spread rapidly. If you don’t get them under control, they can really take over a property in only a short amount of time.

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