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Ticked Off!

It’s that time of year again! If you live on Long Island, you know that means the EXPLOSION of tick season. As these teeny vampires descend on your property, it is paramount to take the necessary precautions to protect your family, pets and property. “New York has the highest number of confirmed Lyme disease cases [...]

May 18th, 2018|

Invasion of the Gypsy Moths!

Every now and then, environmental conditions can converge into a “perfect storm” of pests. If you live on Long Island, you know these pests to be the dreaded Gypsy Moth caterpillars. These voracious little leaf munchers will wreak HAVOC on your foliage. During the late weeks of July and into August, adult gypsy moths will [...]

May 11th, 2018|

Arbor Day

Arbor Day Bart L. Fusco, Certified Arborist #NY 0007 Registered Consulting Arborist #287   On Friday, April 27, 2018, Americans across the country will celebrate Arbor Day.   Founded by nature lovers J. Sterling Morton and his wife, Arbor Day celebrates our love for our trees. As editor of a newspaper, Mr. Morton was able [...]

April 23rd, 2018|

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|

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|

Attack of the Bloodsucking Fiends!

Tick waiting for host The east end and , indeed, all of Long Island is currently experiencing a major outbreak of ticks, especially lone star ticks. Black-legged deer ticks have long been a problem and are known carriers of Lyme Disease. Lone Star ticks are also vectors of diseases such as Rocky Mountain [...]

May 8th, 2013|