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While the COVID-19 pandemic has brought much of our community to a halt, Mother Nature remains as fiercely active as ever. At the beginning of August, Tropical Storm Isais rolled through Northern Virginia with near-hurricane conditions. It flooded roads, knocked out...read more
Our forest ecosystems are vital to keeping our environments sustainable, and that’s also why it’s important to keep an eye on the condition of our landscapes. We should stay vigilant and look for signs of pests and disease in order to prevent them from spreading and...read more
There are a variety of factors that can lead to a tree’s death, including stress from weather conditions, disease, insects, pollution, and soil erosion. A particularly dangerous threat, however, is Sudden Oak Death (SOD), a fungal disease caused by Phytophthora...read more
In the spring and summer, as flowers bloom and trees fill with leaves, it’s easy to spot when a plant is unhealthy or dead. Oak trees, while loved for their substantial size and strength, are not immune to decay, even in summer. A variety of factors can cause death in...read more
While the fall and winter are the best times to trim your trees since they are dormant, many homeowners may find more time during spring and summer to do this. With trees growing new branches and leaves, it’s easier to distinguish between areas of the tree that are...read more
Every homeowner should have a decent understanding of the plants within their landscape in order to ensure it remains healthy and appealing. This includes having knowledge in identifying rot or decay for each variety of plant you have, especially your trees. Rotted or...read more