SavATree is at this year’s ISA conference Booth #900

The ISA Annual International Conference and Trade Show August 13th-17th provides a forum for the exchange of information and opportunities to network with others in the arboricultural profession. The event provides a lineup of educational sessions led by industry leaders from around the globe, sharing their thoughts and views about the newest trends in equipment, practice,…

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Stressed Turf - SavATree

Gazing In The Grass

Republished with permission from Frank S. Rossi, Associate Professor and Extension Turfgrass Specialist, Cornell University Turfgrass Program http://turf.cals.cornell.edu The residual effects of the six week stretch of high temperature, high humidity and rainfall is revealing more and more stressed turf. It is likely that if you are seeing turf decline at this time, the actual…

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Long-term Drought Effects on Trees and Shrubs

Long-term Drought Effects on Trees and Shrubs

Republished with permission from Ron Kujawski, Horticultural Consultant, UMass Amherst The Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment at https://ag.umass.edu. Recurring and prolonged periods of drought seem to have become commonplace in many regions of the country in recent years. The effects on trees and shrubs can often be seen in both natural and man-made…

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Gypsy Moth Infestation

What’s Happening in Your Neck of the Woods: Gypsy Moth Infestation Areas Affected Most concentrated infestations in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic states. Varying density of infestations reported in Michigan, Minnesota, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Isolated infestations in Utah, Oregon, Washington, and California. Trees Impacted Prefers oaks, though will also eat many other tree and shrub species…

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Help Your Lawn Weather the Dry Spell

You’re not imagining it: It’s been a dry spring in the Northeast. According to the National Centers for Environmental Information, most areas in the northeast U.S. have received lower-than-normal rainfall, with New York, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania ranking this spring among their top 20 driest. In addition, forecasters have predicted an unusually hot summer in the…

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