Learning Center

Proper care for trees and shrubs is a big deal for us at Arborscapes. That’s why we spread knowledge about the proper care and development of all trees and shrubs, not just the ones we work on!

Lace Bugs

  Lace Bugs are beautiful (but destructive) winged insects that live on the underside of the leaf. They feed by inserting needle-like mouthparts into the …

Maple Tar Spot

Have you noticed your Maple trees dropping leaves early this Spring with black spots or lesions on the leaf? If so, you're not alone. We have had an influx of calls …

Trees’ Impact on Sidewalks and Foundations

As arborists, we have a deep love for trees...but it is important to acknowledge that trees can sometimes lead to challenges, particularly when their roots affect …

Seriously Saturated Soils

The National Weather Service in Wakefield just confirmed that Winter 2023/2024 was the #1 wettest and #8 warmest on record for the Richmond area. Not only is this …

Crape Myrtle Bark Scale – Top 10 Questions

August 10, 2023 We have received a lot of calls in recent weeks regarding Crape Myrtle Bark Scale. Despite being a relatively new pest to the Richmond area (within …

Beware of the Spotted Lanternfly

A highly invasive pest The Spotted Lanternfly was first found in the United States in 2014, and has since spread to more than 11 states throughout the upper …