Eastern Tent Caterpillar

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by Tina Graver The first signs of the Eastern Tent Caterpillar emerged just last week: small, silk webs in the branch unions of their favorite tree, the black cherry. The silk webs provide a safe place for the caterpillars to hide in the night and digest all of the cherry leaves they have consumed during… Read more »

Evergreen trees in the springtime: Are they dying?

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by Tina Graver, ISA Certified Arborist MA-5527A April 2017                                                                                          It is springtime and the landscapes are looking full and lush! Fresh mulch has been put down and the bees are buzzing.  So what is going on with that Nellie Stevens Holly?  It is yellowing on the inside and the fresh mulch is now… Read more »

What’s growing on my tree?

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While many growths on trees are not an indicator of a problem, they sometimes indicate a serious issue that, if left untreated, can cause a lot of damage and/or injury. When in doubt, always call an arborist to correctly diagnose a foreign growth on a tree. Read through the list below to learn about some… Read more »