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Winter Drought Stress

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 [...]

November 25th, 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|

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|

Winter Damage to Trees: What You Can Do

  Salt Injury to Cryptomeria This winter has caused a lot of damage to ornamental trees of all different types, from salt injury to white pines and other salt-intolerant evergreens, to wind damage from Super Storm Sandy and subsequent winter storms, to damage caused by heavy, wet snow from the record setting February [...]

February 27th, 2013|

Winter Isn’t Over Yet! Hazard Trees Are Still Dangerous

Fallen hazardous tree in Southampton, NY Even though we've weathered Super Storm Sandy and the February record blizzard, winter is still not over. It's important to take care of hazard tree problems before any future storms occur, rather than when your house has been trashed or your driveway blocked. We've already seen large [...]

February 21st, 2013|