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Got Boxwoods?

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 [...]

May 5th, 2014|

Tick Population Exploding!

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 [...]

April 30th, 2014|

Hire a Pro! Be Safe

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

April 22nd, 2014|

Dormant Horticultural Oil Time

White Prunicola Scale on Cherry Tree The time for an initial dormant horticultural oil treatment this spring is almost upon us. This ttreatment is extremely effective in reducing populations of many tree damaging insects on Long Island, including spider mites, various scale insects (both hard and soft), adelgids, aphids, mealybugs and other insects. [...]

March 11th, 2014|

Snow Damage to Ornamentals

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 [...]

February 18th, 2014|

What Does The Fox Say?

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!

December 19th, 2013|

Christmas Lights for Outdoor Trees!

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 [...]

December 6th, 2013|

Fox Tree is Best of the Best Again!

Fox Tree - Dan's Best of the Best 2013 Winner Yes, folks, once again we have won Dan's Paper's Best-of-the-Best contest for tree companies on the south fork of Long Island! That means more people voted for us to do tree removals, tree pruning, cabling, lightning protection, stump grinding, tree spraying, tree fertilizing [...]

November 22nd, 2013|

Fall Tree Composting & Soil Amendments

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 [...]

October 31st, 2013|

Blight, Salt, Cold, Stress: Protect Your Trees Before Winter Hits!

Winter Backyard Winter is going to come to the east end this year like a freight train from the heart of Siberia and now is the time to get your trees ready for it! At Fox Tree we're already pre-treating boxwoods and other ornamentals for next spring with dormant fungicides to protect existing [...]

October 23rd, 2013|