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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!

White Prunicola Scale: The Who, What, Where & How You Need to Know to Protect Your Plants

If you have Laurels, Cherry Trees, Privets, Catalpas, Euonymus, or Lilacs in your landscape, you should be aware of a key pest that leads to decline if left …

Five Benefits of Plant Growth Regulation

Plant growth regulation is a reliable tool in the arborist's tool box for positively influencing the health of a variety of trees. Plant growth regulators are applied …

Tips for Properly Planting Trees

Spring is a great time of year to plant a tree, and it's hardly a coincidence that the annual day to celebrate trees occurs during prime planting season. Officially …

Five Common Pruning Objectives You Might Not Have Thought About

Pruning is the most common tree maintenance procedure, and it is often necessary for maintaining safety, improving tree structure, or making a tree more aesthetically …

Beat the Heat: Three Ways to Help Your Plants This Summer

Heat waves in summer can be very stressful for ornamental plants on Virginia's landscapes.  But are there ways that you as a homeowner can proactively set your …

5 Tips to Help Your Plants During Richmond Winters

Ah, Richmond. Home of the Kinda-Sorta winter. For every couple of days of below freezing lows, a handful of days with temperatures in the sixties is surely around the …