Tree Health and the Telltale Signs
Get to know your trees.
Changes in the tree’s appearance can be a telltale sign. Small leaves at the top may indicate root damage. Smaller, lighter leaves produce less food for the tree which adds to the stress on the tree.
This may also indicate root problems, insects and/or girdling.
Your trees are trying to tell you something - it's easier to listen if you know the signs.
Premature Fall Colors Could Be Signs Of Tree Stress
Premature colors can be an indication that a tree isn’t vigorous enough to withstand insects and disease organisms that may attack.
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Mushrooms on or near trees could signal problems
It’s a good idea to inspect your trees completely from the ground up to be sure they are healthy and strong. You also want to be sure your tree doesn't pose a risk to yourself or your property.
Here are some common signs of trouble to look for: Read More. . .
Borers - Very detrimental to tree health. Read More. . .
The Emerald Ash Borer -- Read More. . .
Help your trees resist pests
To promote a healthy landscape and to prevent pest outbreaks, take steps to ensure diversity and vigor on your property.
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Girdling Roots - Silent Killers: Read More. . .
Hold The Salt! -- Read More. . .
Winter Tree Damage -- Read More. . .
Water Damage -- Read More. . .
Storm Damage -- Read More. . .
Construction Damage -- Read More. . .
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