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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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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Anti-Transpirants Protect Trees from Winter Winds

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving, Joshua Tree friends and family!

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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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Watering Trees - How Much is Too Much?

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Part of being a great parent is knowing how much love, attention and nourishment is enough. The same is true for your trees and shrubs, which brings us to the subject of today’s blog: adequate summer hydration.

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Trees Need to Breathe Too

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Think about the things you need to live (the real needs, aside from your iPhone, TV or latte….); the list goes pretty much like this: Air, Water, Food.

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Skip Japanese Beetle Traps and Employ the Big Guns

Friday, June 03, 2016

Every region has its fair share of pests, but Japanese Beetles are probably one of the most devastating pests when it comes to grass and landscape plants in the eastern United States. While they are absolutely stunning to look at, with their shiny exoskeletons in metallic, copper and jade green hues, their insatiable appetite for ornamental landscape plants instantly detracts from any aesthetic beauty they might exude.

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Cold Weather Tips To Bring Trees & Shrubs Into the New Year

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Here at Joshua Tree, we’re getting ready to say, “Goodbye,” to 2015 and “Hello,” to 2016. While there may be some old habits or items you’re willing to say a permanent goodbye to, established trees and shrubs shouldn’t fall into that category. And, with the cold weather that accompanies this time of year, you risk doing just that if you aren’t careful.

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