The number one problem of tree health is lack of water. With our knowledge of trees and your help with the hose, we can bring your
trees back to good health, and keep the insects and diseases away.
- Emerald Ash Borer: This pest is wreaking havoc all through out Michigan. We can assess your ash
trees and stop this borer from spreading.
Mites pose a serious threat a wide variety of plants, and can seriously impact the visual appearance of a plant. Mites favor
warm, dry climates, and are an extremely serious issue for many homeowners.
- Tent Caterpillars: Caterpillars can weaken many trees and shrubs, increasing the chance of a secondary
infestation. Look for silken, yellow cocoons.
Borers are attracted to unhealthy trees, burrowing in and laying eggs inside the trunk. The best defense against borers is
to keep your trees healthy and unstressed.
Woolly Adelgid: One of the most common pests, these insects can cause the death of a tree if left untreated. They
leave behind a telltale white wax and target primarily older trees.
- Scale Insects: These insects target primarily hardwoods and conifers. Some signs of an infestation
include abnormal leaf and shoot growth, yellow or red leaves, and branch gouting.
- Anthracnose Disease: This fungal disease affects deciduous and flowering trees. Look for a spotting
of foliage in spring and summer.
- Winter Injury:
Even during mild winters, evergreens can lose moisture and not be able to replenish it. Thus, make sure your evergreens have
sufficient soil moisture.
- Aphid Insects:
Aphids are small and pearl shaped. An infestation can cause yellow discoloration and defoliation.