Trees and Shrub Maintenance

Tree & Shrub Care

There’s more to caring for your trees and shrubs than pruning limbs and branches from time to time. Read on to learn more about how your lawn could be in danger and steps you can take to prevent having anything other than a spectacularly verdant landscape.


What Threats Are There for Trees & Shrubs

You’re probably familiar with pests and microorganisms that can set up shop on your lawn and damage the health of your grass. When it comes to trees and shrubs, there are pests that can wreak havoc on your plants. These include:

  • Aphids
  • Weevils
  • Caterpillars
  • Japanese Beetles
  • Slugs
  • Spider Mites
  • Emerald Ash Borers
  • & More

How to Protect My Trees & Shrubs

If you’re seeing pests currently or you want to guard against them, you have a few options when it comes to the actions you can take against damaging insects and pests.

Physical Intervention

If you have plenty of time on your hands, you can literally remove the pests by hand (no pun intended). This treats the symptom but not the cause. You can see how labor intensive this kind of practice could be, especially if you have a lawn of more than a couple of tenths of an acre.

Natural Pesticides

There are a range of options for pest solutions that are environmentally friendly. The trick is this — not all bugs are bad. Some of them are quite necessary for the survival of your lawn and for your plants to really thrive.

Consult a lawncare expert before applying any pest control solution to your plants or soil.

Natural solutions include:

  • Neem oil
  • Soapy water
  • Alcohol spray
  • Tobacco-Water solution
  • Beer & Citrus Fruit
  • Garlic
  • Pepper Spray

When to Call a Professional

If you’re worried about the health of your trees and shrubs, take action now. Contact us to find a provider close to home who can help you make the right choices when it comes to controlling pests. This option is much more convenient than tending to pest control yourself. It’s also a safer bet because these experts have been solving problems like yours for years — take back control of your lawn with one call!

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