Why Tree and Shrub Fertilization is Important During Dormancy

When a tree or shrub goes into dormancy, the plant is still very much alive and even thriving, while still being protected from seasonal climate changes. For trees and shrubs, dormancy signals that it’s time to prepare their inner tissues for colder temperatures, drier weather, and a shortage of both water and nutrients essential for…

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Why You Should Consider Buying A Real Christmas Tree This Year

It has been estimated that of those Americans who have a Christmas tree around the holidays, 75-80% of them have an artificial tree – helping account for an industry valued at $1 billion and growing at an estimated rate of 4% each year despite their reusability.   For many holiday decorators, they’re easy, convenient, cost-effective in the…

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Scale Scare

Scale insects, particularly those of the armored variety, are basically the bane of landscape managers’ existence. They are one of the toughest pests to control. Cryptomeria scale, Aspidiotus cryptomeriae, is one of these armored scales which is also incredibly hard to detect, because it is covered in a translucent, waxy coating. It can resemble the elongate hemlock scale,…