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    Ask an Arborist: How do I Check for Tree Pests?

    By Arbor Day Foundation | August 10, 2017

    Tree health is an important aspect of tree care. There are numerous reasons why a tree may look unhealthy including factors such as drought, disease, invasive species, pests, and improper care. Distinguishing the difference between a pest infestation or tree stress can be challenging when many of the symptoms look similar. However, knowing what species your tree is and whether there are known pests or diseases to that species will help narrow down possible threats. The end of the summer…

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  • Featured Tree Care

    How to Identify Tree Ailments

    Guest post by Ryan Bridges of Cascade Tree Works. Plant diseases can cause a loss in yield of the crop or damage to the aesthetics of the plant itself. To make matters worse, these…

    By Arbor Day Foundation | July 27, 2017
  • Misc Trees

    A Retirement Community Created their own Arboretum

    Guest post by Rochelle Newman, a resident of Mountain Meadows. My husband and I moved to the Mountain Meadows Retirement Community about eight years ago. The community is more than twenty years old. There…

    By Arbor Day Foundation | May 15, 2017
  • Ask An Arborist

    Ask an Arborist: How do I Hire an Arborist?

    An arborist is a professional trained in the art and science of planting, caring, and maintaining individual trees. Arborists are required to continue their education to maintain certification. So they’re likely to be well…

    By Arbor Day Foundation | May 12, 2017
  • Celebrate Arbor Day

    Happy Arbor Day

    It’s here, it’s here, Arbor Day is here. Since 1872, the tree planter’s holiday has been celebrated on the last Friday of April. People across the country are planting trees and greening communities. More than 194…

    By Arbor Day Foundation | April 28, 2017
  • Tree of the Week

    How To Grow Strawberries

    Grown as either a small tree or shrub, the strawberry tree is one of the most attractive specimens available for residential use. The evergreen nature and off-season flowering make this a real find for…

    By Arbor Day Foundation | April 25, 2017