7 Tips to Save the Trees

Monday, May 01, 2017

Arbor Day recently passed – April 28th to be exact. A couple of Arbor Days ago, we wrote about the History of Arbor Day, so feel free to click on that link to refresh your memory.

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Insect Threats to Ornamentals and Shrubs

Monday, March 13, 2017

Information is a powerful force, and the more information you have regarding the signs and symptoms of pests and diseases, the better off your ornamentals and turf will be. Last month, we wrote about some of the most common diseases that affect the trees in this neck of the woods, things like needlecast, anthracnose and apple scab.

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Crabgrass Prevention - Early Spring is Where It's At

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ever pulled up a single piece of crabgrass? Probably not, because pulling on a single piece of crabgrass is like pulling an elastic thread from a snagged waistband – it keeps coming and coming and coming.

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Emerald Ash Borer - The Dangerous Beauty of Lehigh County

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Sometimes, those of us in the tree and/or plant industry become transfixed with the very pests we work hard to prevent and eradicate. The Emerald Ash Borer is a perfect example of this. You gotta give pests some credit – not only are they incredibly adaptable, they often evolve to resist the very treatments we egotistical humans work so hard to create!

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Celebrate The Positive This Holiday Season

Monday, December 19, 2016

Happy Holidays to all our loyal Joshua Tree customers. We feel so blessed and grateful that we have been able to build a thriving small business doing what we love.

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Share Your Trees With Neighbors for Holiday Crafting

Monday, December 05, 2016

Thanksgiving is just behind us and the holidays are right around the corner. We love that much of the country sees through the madness of seasonal commercialism and is getting back to the local artisan and handmade craft bandwagon when it comes to holiday gift traditions. It’s amazing how many holiday decorations and gifts can be made with the natural materials you find right outside your front door – or your neighbor’s front door.

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Anti-Transpirants Protect Trees from Winter Winds

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving, Joshua Tree friends and family!

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Halloween Trick or Treat- Do You Know Its Tricky History?

Monday, October 17, 2016

Each year, millions of Americans get all dressed up to resemble their favorite characters, alter-egos or even inanimate objects to celebrate Halloween. Interestingly, the history of Halloween is almost as tricky as the Trick-or-Treat oriented night itself.

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Benefits of Fast-Acting Tree Trunk Injections

Monday, September 26, 2016

Tree InjectionsHave 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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Tree Inventory Lists Promote Longevity

Thursday, September 08, 2016

If you’ve ever studied Thomas Jefferson, you know he kept unbelievably detailed journals, diaries, and records about everyday life. Jefferson maintained extensive tree and garden inventories at his famous home, Monticello, and these records were used as living manuals for what worked, what didn’t and what could be done better to care for the estate’s beloved landscape.

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