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Archive for March 2017

A Sucker is Born . . . .

A Sucker is Born...

Epicormic sprouts, also known as "suckers" or "water sprouts," are a growth that appears from dormant buds on an existing tree branch or trunk. 

A tree of nearly any size can break out heavily in epicormic sprouts....

“Nights with White Satin" Moths


Periodically, agriculture and forestry experts in Nevada, Utah and California express concerns about potential infestations of the small, hauntingly beautiful White Satin Moth (Leucoma salicis) that can destroy entire groves of aspen,...

Armillaria Root Rot – Its Bark Glows in the Dark!


With so much media attention focused on our environment, most people are somewhat familiar with pests and diseases that can have a devastating effect on specific trees such as the Emerald Ash Borer and sooty canker. 

However, there is a...

How Deep is Your Love?


Those who cherish trees may not be aware that over eighty percent of the root system of a tree occupies a zone about one foot below the surface of the soil where sufficient oxygen necessary for the tree to survive remains.

The Critical Root...