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Insect & Disease Issues
What's Killing My Hackberry Tree?
What are these “snowflake” like things falling from my hackberry tree? They are actually a large infestation of Asian woolly hackberry aphids. Let’s learn more about this pest and how to get rid of hackberry aphids so you can better protect your hackberry trees.
Aphids On Large Trees What To Do Davey Tree
Insect & Disease Issues
How to Get Rid of & Treat Aphid Infestations in Large, Tall Trees
See little critters on your maple tree leaves? Or maybe their honeydew left sticky leaves on your outdoor plants? Sounds like aphids! Get rid of them by...
Overwintering Pests
Insect & Disease Issues
What Are Overwintering Pests and How To Prevent Them
Scale insects and Aphids are just a couple overwintering bugs that hide away on trees and shrubs during the winter season. Here’s what you need to know about scale and aphids, how to prevent them and treatment options.
Japanese Beetle
Insect & Disease Issues
Identifying Common Spring and Summer Tree Insects (Pests)
Leaf curling or spots on new leaves? Learn what insect is damaging your tree - and how to stop it.
Brown Japanese Maple Leaf Dry Scorched Crisp Davey Tree
Leaf & Needle Problems
What to Do When Your Japanese Maple Has Crispy Or Brown Leaves
Spot brown, crispy or scorched leaves on your Japanese maple? It could be Japanese maple leaf scorch, an underwatered Japanese maple or pests!
Monarch Butterfly on Flower
Insect & Disease Issues
Tree Pests vs Beneficial Insects
Beneficial insects can play a vital role in maintaining the health and balance of tree ecosystems by preying on or parasitizing harmful insects, pollinating flowers, decomposing organic matter, and contributing to nutrient cycling. Let’s explore the world of tree pests versus beneficial insects.
Mulch That Repels Bugs
Soil Care & Mulching
What Mulch is Best For Repelling Bugs?
What mulch is best for repelling bugs? Try cedar, melaleuca, or plastic mulch! Cedar is known to repel ants, moths, mosquitoes, and carpet beetles. Melaleuca is known to keep away termites. Plastic mulch deters aphids, thrips, and whiteflies.
Peach Tree Leaf Disease
Leaf & Needle Problems
Do Peach Trees Lose Their Leaves in the Fall?
Peach leaf curl is a fungal disease that targets trees during growing season. Once the fungus is in full swing there’s no way to stop it. Your best course of action is to treat the tree with fungicide before the next growing season.
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