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Fall is for Fertilizing!

Traditionally, early spring or the beginning of the new growth year, was the recommended time for the application of a fertilizer. Trees, shrubs, and ornamentals in need of a boost can use those extra nutrients to push out new growth and sustain themselves during periods of heat and drought. Using different nutrients throughout the season, [...]

October 17th, 2018|

Woolly What?

Woolly Wax!A common problem facing our Pines is the Pine Bark Adelgid. These colorful insects produce a woolly wax, damaging shoots and immature branches. Adelgids secrete a protective fiber, giving the appearance of white, strand-like filaments. A tree presenting with this "woolly wax" has often been described as appearing snow-covered or whitewashed. The adelgid prefer [...]

June 12th, 2018|

Timing is Everything: Why We Monitor for Insects & Disease

At Fox Tree Service our guys are trained to inspect properties thoroughly before beginning any applications and our arborists go to customers' properties throughout the season to check trees and woody ornamentals for signs of insects and fungal plant diseases. A customer recently e-mailed us to ask us why? "I'm signed up for a regular [...]

March 13th, 2013|

Helping Your Trees with Storm-Related Salt Damage

Pine trees damaged by salt spray and storm surge We're seeing a lot of damage to trees along the coast caused by salt spray and storm surge affecting the leaves and needles of evergreens and deciduous trees. This is just the beginning of the problem, in areas that got flooded from the tom, [...]

November 7th, 2012|