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Pests and Disease

Pest of the Month: Gypsy Moth


Pest of the Month: Gypsy Moth


We are nearing the end of February, meaning that it is time to discuss a new tree pest of the month. The gypsy moth is definitely one to look out for, so we will be giving you everything you need to know.


Before we...

Pest of the Month: Spider Mites


Pest of the Month: Spider Mites


This month we are going to be discussing spider mites and the damage they can do to your trees, even in the winter time!


It’s important to always be on guard for pests and diseases throughout the year, which is...

Pest of the Month: Beetles


Pest of the Month: Beetles


This month we are going to cover a very, very common and invasive pest – the beetle.


There are many different species of the beetle that can cause serious damage and issues with your trees, and they exist in large...

Pest of the Month: Fall Webworms


Pest of the Month: Fall Webworms


Pests can be a huge, damaging or aesthetic issue for the trees in your backyard. To ensure that you are informed about the dangers that could be lurking around your landscaping greenery, we are going to be...

The Do's and Don'ts of Decorating Your Trees



The Do's and Don'ts of Decorating Your Trees


If you are trying to add a little bit of pizzazz and color to your backyard, you may have considered putting up some decorations on your trees. There are a lot of great options out there, you just...

The Top 6 Most Common Tree Issues & How to Solve Them


The Top 6 Most Common Tree Issues & How to Solve Them


As you probably know, there are many, many different pests and diseases that can plague your trees. We are going to be looking at six of the most common tree issues and how you can...

These 5 Pests Will Damage Your Trees


How to Combat These 5 Pests That Damage Your Trees


It can be difficult to tell at first glance if the insects you are dealing with are pests that can do irreversible damage to your trees. A lot of pests just look like harmless small bugs, and...

Why Arborist Now is the Best Choice in Tree Care


Arborist Now is the best choice for tree preservation, tree preventative care, tree emergencies, and tree removal in the San Francisco and Bay Area. 

One of the most important aspects of developing a beautiful landscape is maintaining ...

Bizarre Lumps, Bumps and Growths in Your Yard!

Bizarre Lumps, Bumps, and Growths in Your Yard!

You are particular about the appearance of your property and notice spent flowers, withered leaves and broken stems that need to be picked up as you want everything to be neat and tidy! But, you...

A Bite Bigger than the Bark

A Bite Bigger than the Bark

Bark beetles are small insects, but don’t let their size fool you.

The strong jaws of these beetles chew and create a buckshot pattern of holes on the bark surface of infested branches or trunks of trees, causing...