Eastern Tent Caterpillar nest - picture by Bart Fusco Once again we're seeing an outbreak of tent caterpillars in various areas of Long Island, including the east end. Their preferred hosts are cherry trees, but they will go after a variety of other trees, including crabapples, dogwoods and others You can see their [...]
http://youtu.be/5M6PlrQbbvs Boxwood blight is a potentially disastrous fungal disease that is beginning to affect boxwoods throughout Long Island but mainly concentrated on the east end where boxwoods are used heavily in landscapes. It harms English and American boxwoods severely, but also infects other varieties and also infects pachysandra. Unlike volutella blight, which is also a [...]
We're hearing reports from all over LOng Islland as the tick population is exploding now that warm weather has started up! Lone Star ticks in particular have been found on our technicians and at customers' houses from Nassau to Montauk. Fox Tree is out in force neutralizing the attack, but if you haven't signed up [...]
As the link to the following video illustrates, there are good reasons why you should calll us to remove your trees. Tree pruning and removal can be dangerous and even fatal. Trust the guys who train for this and do it right. Call Fox Tree today https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-cLRVkMlKo
Iced Branches The east end is still in the grip of one of the heaviest snowfall winters in recent years. Built up snow and ice can damage your trees and ornamentals in a number of ways, primarily through "snow loading" where the accumulated snow weighs down branches and leaders and causes splitting and [...]
Happy Holidays from Fox What does the fox say? In our case, Fox Tree Service says Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy New Year and Happy Holidays of all kinds to all our customers and everyone out there! God Bless us all, Tiny Tim!
Outdoor Christmas lights The Christmas season is here and many of you are considering putting holiday lights in your outdoor trees for a beautiful landscape. This can mean an awful lot of work and time, both in putting up and taking down. It also involves the purchase of the proper lights and a [...]
Compost Right now, as part of our autumn tree care program, we've started doing our fall soil amendment jobs for valuable, older specimen trees at a number of properties. We use techniques including removal of old mulch, removal of sod an competing ground cover, breaking up compacted soil and radial trenching with an [...]