Spring

With the warm spring weather approaching the trees will begin to break their dormancy. During this time the new foliage is fresh and vulnerable to fungal infections. Quite often the symptoms of the fungal diseases do not appear until well after the initial infection begins.  Read more

 

 

Summer

Along with watering it is important to look at the leaves of your trees. Problems may exist if the leaves have holes or are shriveling, dropping, turning brown, yellow or onto early fall color. Consulting an Arborist when these signs appear is the best way to treat the problem and hopefully minimize the damage.diseases better.  Read more

 

 

Fall

Make sure your trees and shrubs go into the winter months with adequate moisture in the soil. The leaves may be off the plant during the dormant season, but the root system remains active all through the winter. When the soil moisture evaporates in the cold dry winter air the small fibrous roots will dry out and die.  Read more

 

 

Winter

When the cold keeps you inside, remember your trees are still outside. They are much hardier than we are. They cannot run away from their troubles. Trees and shrubs that grow in this area have the ability to “Hibernate”.  The metabolism of the tree slows down and chemical changes take place in the tree sap to allow the tree to withstand the severe cold temperatures.  Read more