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Beat the Heat – Prevent Wood Boring Insect Infestations

The recent dry, hot spell of weather this summer has put trees under a much greater amount of stress than usual. Trees in a stress state are much more attractive to wood boring insects, such as Read More

Crape Myrtle Decline

What is Going On with Our Crape Myrtles? The winter of 2018 was unusually cold and harsh on many of our plants and trees, in the Central Virginia area. Unfortunately, this included a large number Read More

Tree of the Month- The Devil’s Tree

In honor of Halloween, this October’s tree of the month is a sinister looking tree located in the vicinity of Bernards Township, New Jersey. Local legends surrounding this tree are full of Read More

Tree of the Month- The Tree of Life

What’s approximately 400 years old, stands in the middle of the Desert, but has abundant green leaves? If you said the Tree of Life, you’d be right! The ‘Tree of Life’ is actually a species of Read More

Tree of the Month- The Bristlecone Pine

The Bristlecone Pine is a highly resilient species with a long lifespan. Broadly referring to what is actually three different species, Bristlecone Pines all thrive in harsh environments with Read More

Tree of the Month- The Sunland Baobab

Most of us have felt inclined at one point or another to grab a nice cold drink, and relax beneath a tree—but what about having a nice cold drink INSIDE a tree? If you ever had the chance to Read More

Tree of the Month- Yoshino Cherry

Often referred to as the ‘darling of the flowering tree world’, the Yoshino Cherry is definitely a crowd pleaser. Known for its white-pink blossoms and pleasant fragrance, many homeowners use the Read More

Tree of the Month- The Dark Hedges

If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you’ll recognize this tunnel of trees as the King’s Road, but the Dark Hedges have been creating a spectacular natural phenomenon long before the hit series used Read More

Tree of the Month- Quaking Aspen

“If there were a Guinness Book of World Records for trees, the quaking aspen would be in it – several times. First, it has the widest natural range of any tree in North America, spanning 47 Read More

Tree of the Month- The Birnam Oak

If you’re a fan of Shakespeare or History, then you’ll find this Oak particularly interesting! The Birnam oak is a 500 year old tree, located at the outskirts of Perthshire Village in Scotland. Read More