When assessing the health of our street trees, keeping an eye out for signs of trouble is key. One of the more common diseases that affect larger growing tree species is bacterial leaf scorch. Bacterial leaf scorch will eventually affect leaf growth, and can possibly be fatal. There is no cure for the disease, but being on the lookout for noticeable changes in your trees, especially oaks, and calling in experts to test for the disease, can keep your trees happy and healthy in the long term.Read more
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Abnormal growths on trees are always a cause for concern for homeowners, leaving many wondering if their tree has a disease, or if the growth will harm the tree and needs to be removed. These growths are often referred to as galls, and they come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. What exactly causes these growths, and are they harmful to the tree? Read on to find out!Read more
Insects and diseases of trees can manifest themselves in strange and sometimes beautiful ways. Two such examples are bagworm moths and fungal fruiting bodies. Going on a hike today? Be on the lookout!Read more