January 4, 2017
Cable any weak or distressed trees to get ready for winter storms. Prune any dead or diseased branches from trees. Spray dormant oil on your fruit trees to protect from overwintering pests, larvae and eggs. Clean your flower beds in preparation for the spring. The winter is a great time to plant roses & bare root trees before spring arrives.
December 8, 2016
The holidays are right around the corner, and this time of year many enjoy beautiful evergreen trees inside the home. To keep safety at the forefront this holiday season, below are some tips to ensure your housing your Christmas tree in the safest manner possible. Place your Christmas tree away from heat sources, radiators, candles, heat vents or lights. Keep watch over live voltage from decorations. Throw away any damaged lights and be sure to plug into a protected receptacle. Don’t forget to turn off the Christmas lights each night. When the tree begins to drop needles it’s time to […]
November 28, 2016
North Carolina is now under attack by a small green beetle that bores into ash trees otherwise known as the emerald ash borer (EAB). The emerald ash borer causes damage while gathering nourishment from the tissue underneath the bark, while simultaneously killing the tree. EAB has now been found in many Midwestern and eastern states at the expense of tens of millions ash trees. The emerald ash borer attacks all species of ash native to the United States including, white ash, green ash, Carolina ash, and pumpkin ash and spreads in a variety of ways. EAB can spread naturally by […]