ClickCease Topics, News, and Trends in Tree Care and Landscaping - Arborist Now

Common Tree Problems

Signs Your Tree is Sick!

There are many reasons for a tree to become sick, including too much sunlight, not enough sunlight, lack of nutrients, soil compaction, injuries from pruning and weather conditions.

Can Brown Arborvitae Be Saved?

An important step in preventing your arborvitae from turning brown is to understand why it happens. There are times in the life of the tree and in times of the year that make it more susceptible to browning. During the first few months after the tree is transplanted is one of those times.

Winter Damage to Landscape Plants

Many landscape plants incur winter damage. Dead branches and twigs found in the spring are often the result of ice and snow damage during the winter. Often the rapid drop in temperature during a mid-winter thaw causes bark splitting and frost or freeze results in plant injury.

Caring for Trees in the Winter

Winter is a stressful time even in species native to colder regions in North America. But there are things to minimize the damage caused by winter stress.

Pest of the Month: Rabbits

While they may be adorable, fluffy creatures that you wouldn’t associate with excessive tree damage, rabbits can actually cause some problems in your landscaping.

Pest of the Month: Ants

Here’s our guide on whether or not ants can really cause problems for your trees, and how to remove them if they become an issue.

A Full Guide to Sudden Oak Death

We are going to dive deep into the world of Sudden Oak Death – from what it is, how to prevent and/or cure it, and debunking myths about this forest disease.

Avoiding Frost Damage on New Trees

Depending on where you are located, you may still be waiting to experience the first frost of the year. If you are not sure how to protect your newly planted trees in this situation, you have come to the right place.

The Arborist Now Tree Healthcare Program

Your trees need more than just a little weeding and pruning a few times a year – tree healthcare is a vital part of keeping your landscaping healthy and thriving for years to come.