Spotted Lanterfly Struggle-Tree Pests

  Upon first glance the spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) appears similar to a butterfly; colorful and flashy, but don’t be fooled, this is an exotic, invasive pest which poses a serious threat to agricultural and landscape plants. The lanternfly is not a true fly but technically is a planthopper and is native to China. Spotted…

Proper Training Ensures the Safety of Our Staff

In the tree care industry, there’s only one way to ensure that General Tree Care (GTC) workers return home to their families and friends after a busy day on the job – proper training. Conducted repeatedly and comprehensively, training helps to provide the necessary knowledge for accident prevention while lowering the risk of severe injury.…

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Squirrels Damaging Your Trees This Year?

While many homeowners consider squirrels adorable woodland creatures who are entertaining to watch and cause little damage to trees, think again. Believe it or not, squirrels eat tree bark and that can be damaging to the trees on your property. Squirrels are notorious for their voracious habit of chewing on things, and tree bark is…

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Green spaces – even in cities – grow in popularity

Photo courtesy of nbcnewyork.com The pandemic continues to reshape how we live, work, and enjoy our time out in society. Curbside pick-up is now a mainstay offered at retailers, grocery stores, and even garden centers, while restaurants are scrambling to find ways to accommodate the growing popularity of dining al fresco. Entertainment venues are also acknowledging the trends…

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This beautiful tree hides a devilish nature

The old adage that you can’t judge a book by its cover seems incredibly appropriate when discussing Ailanthus altissima – a tree native to China and first introduced to the United States some 240 years ago. To the untrained eye, the tree is pure beauty with delicate green leaves in the shape of a quill, bark…