Why Are My Trees Turning Brown This Summer?

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by Scott Diffenderfer Why are my tree’s leaves turning brown in late summer? Bacterial Leaf Scorch (Xylella fastidiosa) may be to blame. A disease of deciduous trees in Maryland and Virginia, it affects a large number of shade trees. These include elm, catalpa, hackberry, gingko, oak, sycamore, maple, mulberry, and sweetgum.  Most cases of Bacterial Leaf… Read more »

Early Bud Break and Its Effect on Trees

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by Mead Tree & Turf Care With the recent unusual fluctuations in temperature we’ve experienced in the Mid-Atlantic region during the past winter, many trees are at risk for early bud break (EBB). This is an issue because it cuts short the dormancy/resting period of your trees. EBB confuses trees drastically. When the temperatures rise… Read more »