9 Weed Control Facts You May Not Know: Lawn Care Tips for Lehigh Valley Homeowners

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Are weeds the bane of your existence? If you’re like a lot of homeowners in the Lehigh Valley, then you might be frustrated when you see weeds creeping into your lawn. They’re embarrassing and can really take away from your enjoyment of spending time outside.

While you may have tried different approaches to get rid of weeds in your lawn, if you’re not seeing much success, you might be wondering what’s wrong.

The truth is, there’s a lot more to weed control than most homeowners realize.

Because we believe in the value of a well-educated consumer, we’ve rounded up 9 different weed control facts that might not be on your radar. Better understanding these facts will help you have more success when it comes to effective weed control.

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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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5 Signs You Have Pest, Disease, or Nutritional Problems with Your Trees & Shrubs

Monday, March 30, 2020

The trees and shrubs on your property are important to you and the last thing you want to see is their decline. If you’re noticing shrub and tree problems, you might be wondering if you have a pest, disease, or nutritional issue and how it should be addressed.

We commend you for keeping an eye on the plant material on your property. In fact, it’s something that we encourage our clients to do. Spotting signs of trouble early on could potentially make a difference in saving it. 

That’s why we’ve rounded up 5 signs of a pest, disease, or nutritional problem with your trees and shrubs.

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Snow Bent & Ice Damaged Trees and Shrubs: Prevention Tips, Remedies & Essential Info

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

The Lehigh Valley averages around 30 inches of snow each season. Unfortunately, the heavy and wet snowfall that this region is notorious for can be quite damaging to the trees and shrubs on homeowners’ properties. 

Snow that is left sitting on shrubs can make them misshapen and unsightly. And heavy snow or ice on trees can cause limbs to break or also affect the overall aesthetic shape and appearance of the tree. 

It can be frustrating after a long winter for homeowners to see a messy landscape as a result of snow and ice covered trees and shrubs.

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Tree Inspection: How Often, How it's Done, Cost, & More Tips for Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Trees are such an important part of your property. They offer you shade, screening, and beauty. Plus, they often have sentimental value and they do essential work for the environment by absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. You may not know that trees can also make the air cleaner by trapping and holding dust particles! For that reason, each tree in your landscape contributes to improved air quality to the air you are breathing.

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Will a Shrub or Tree Fungus Treatment Really Help? Realistic Expectations & Pro Tips for Concerned Homeowners

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

If you are experiencing problems with your trees or shrubs on your Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA property, then you might be wondering if they have a disease. Shrub and Tree diseases, often resulting from certain fungi, can be aggressive and can quickly run rampant. 

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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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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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Why Are My Trees Dropping Leaves in Spring or Summer? Answers for Lehigh Valley Homeowners

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Your trees are an important part of your landscape and you want to ensure that they remain healthy and vibrant. That’s why you might be concerned any time that you spot a potential problem.

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