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Spring Insects

May 23rd, 2012
There are a number of insects that can cause damage to trees in the spring. The one that has received a lot of attention lately is Mountain Pine Beetle, which attacks a variety of pine trees. Others insects that warrant mention are Ips Beetles (another bark beetle that attack spruce and pines), White Pine Weevil (which kills the top leader of spruce trees), Poplar Borer (which causes tunneling and eventual death to aspen trees), and Lilac Ash Borer (affecting ash trees). The best way to truly protect your trees is with a preventative spray so your trees will not be attacked in the first place. This n ... (more)


WINTER WATERING

October 27th, 2011
Desiccation (drying) of plant tissues causes more plant death than cold temperatures. Newer plantings are more sensitive than established trees and shrubs. Roots will stay active in the ground long after air temperatures are freezing. Because evergreens (pines, spruce, fir and junipers) keep needles through the winter, they are more susceptible to sun and drying damage if they are in a drought condition. Since sprinklers are inactive, hose irrigation is very important. If lacking snow cover, let your hose run on the root zones of your trees & shrubs on a mild sunny day. The root zone is the area from ... (more)


SPRING INSECTS

May 23rd, 2011
There are a number of insects that can cause damage to trees in the spring. The one that has received a lot of attention lately is Mountain Pine Beetle, which attacks a variety of pine trees. Others insects that warrant mention are Ips Beetles (another bark beetle that attack spruce and pines), White Pine Weevil (which kills the top leader of spruce trees), Poplar Borer (which causes tunneling and eventual death to aspen trees), and Lilac Ash Borer (affecting ash trees). The best way to truly protect your trees is with a preventative spray so your trees will not be attacked in the first place. This needs to ... (more)


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