Fall Webworm

DSC03254So many people have asked me about these unsightly silk tents at the branch tips of trees seemingly everywhere – yes, this seems to be a banner year for fall webworm. This caterpillar hatches in the summer from moths that lay masses of eggs on the undersides of foliage, and they can be found feeding on any of over 100 species of deciduous trees and shrubs.The larvae (caterpillars) ...

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Protecting Your Trees: Look for Tree Root Girdling

Many people have reported to me cases of severely damaged or downed trees after recent bad storms.  I experienced very severe tree limb loss from big old trees that I’ve had pruned regularly by tree companies, just to prevent the weaknesses that ultimately led to the losses I unfortunately experienced.  I was, understandably, surprised at the tree damage.

It is important to have a licensed tree expert ...

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