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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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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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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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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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. Follow this helpful advice on how much to water your trees.

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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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