Tetraleurodes Mori is also known as the Mulberry Whitefly.
We have been noticing an increased occurrence of Mulberry Whiteflies on mature American hollies. Read More
The upcoming landscape trends for 2016 are all about water! Water conservation, water retention, rain barrels, rain gardens, permeable landscaping, and drought resistant plants are a few of the most popular trending topics. Read More
Girdling roots are a serious problem for our landscape trees and we predict they will be a major cause for tree decline in the next ten years. Read More
In 2014 we identified a scale insect that had not been seen before in our area. With the help of the Department of Agriculture it was identified as Japanese Maple Scale. Since then the problem has become much, much worse. Read More
It seems like here in Missouri we are constantly faced with weather extremes, and the past few years we have seen extremely wet spring weather. You would think that abundant rain in the spring is a necessity, but these spring showers can also bring big problems for your trees and plants. Read More
Top 10 benefits of using mulch in the landscape
Mulch is great for your plants and helps maintain a clean natural look. Here are our top 10 reasons why we recommend using it throughout your landscape. Read More
Ahhhh Spring in St. Louis; beautiful flowers, dogwoods are blooming, everything is budding out and turning green! And the canker worms. If you have been outside lately, you may have noticed little worms hanging from your trees suspended by a silky thread – and they are everywhere! Read More
Support for weak trees
Cabling of multi-trunked trees and co-dominate stems has been in the arborists bag of solutions for 100 years. Weak branch attachment with narrow angled “V” is inherently prone to splitting. Read More
Take pictures of your landscape today. With the improvements in digital photography and availability of cameras on smart phones, it would be very easy to take pictures of all the trees and shrubs in your yard and keep a file for future reference. Read More
Public safety is a tree owner’s responsibility
What to look for if a tree is hazardous?
When a part of a tree or the entire tree has potential to fail and fall due to defects and it has a target that can be damaged or harmed, it should be considered hazardous and should be removed immediately. Read More