Iced Branches Pruning your trees in the winter will take care of hazard tree problems before any problems occur, rather than when your house has been trashed or your driveway blocked. Recent wind storms have knocked out power by toppling trees and dropping limbs. More serious storms are already en route. When the ground was frozen we can [...]
Long Island is headed for another tough winter, probably as bad as last year or worse. Extended, severe temperatures will cause damage to the leaves and needles of evergreen trees. We're highly recommending an anti desiccant application ASAP and again when possible throughout the winter months to reduce damage. Call us to set this up as soon [...]
Once again our customers have overwhelmingly voted Fox Tree as Dans Papers Best-of-theBest for 2014 in both tree service and tick/ mosquito treatment categories! Thanks to all of our customers!
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 [...]