Virginia Tree Diseases: Leaf Spot Diseases

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Leaf spot diseases are among the most widespread tree diseases in the US. Virtually all plant species are vulnerable to one or more strains. Although usually benign, leaf spot diseases still call for proper inspection and management, as severe cases could necessitate professional identification and tree removal by a tree care expert. Timber Works Tree […]

Virginia Insect & Arthropod Pests: Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

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Dead limbs and diminished growth are disconcerting signs for any tree. Should a “woolly” substance also appear on it, property owners might fear the worst for their tree. This combination of symptoms often indicates a hemlock woolly adelgid infestation. Nevertheless, proper identification and personalized tree care can prevent you from ending up with a dying […]

Virginia Tree Diseases: Bacterial Leaf Scorch

Bacterial Leaf Scorch

If you have ever noticed unusual brown edges or a ring of orange, red, or yellow on a tree’s leaves, you may have come across a case of Bacterial Leaf Scorch. This tree disease restricts an infected tree’s ability to carry water throughout its vascular system. If you believe a tree on your property has […]

Do Your Trees Need to be Removed?

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As arborists, we know the benefits and joys of growing trees on one’s property. The beauty they provide, the wildlife they attract, and the shelter they produce help to make your landscape feel like home. But trees come with potential hazards: they may rot, lose stability, or blow over during a storm. And should any […]

Resistance Genes That May Protect Your Ash Trees

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According to the US National Park Service, there has been a steep decline in the number of living ash trees within the National Capital Region, which includes many parts of Northern Virginia. This sharp decline has begun to affect forests and landscapes throughout the region, which is why it is important to protect the ash […]

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