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Tree Pest Spotlight: Gypsy Moths

Tree Pest Spotlight: Gypsy Moths

Find Out More About This Pesky Pest

One of the most destructive tree pests in Pennsylvania and the notheastern United States, gypsy moths (Lymantria dispar) feed on—and often completely defoliate—trees in late spring. Learn more about the gypsy moth here. Read more

Taking down a perfectly healthy tree is not something we take lightly or do very often. But there are a few reasons why you might need to consider removing a good tree. As always, consult with a professional tree specialist before taking action. Read more

Sycamore anthracnose is a fungal disease that attacks sycamores in early spring, when the weather is cool and wet. The fungus causes newly formed leaves to crinkle, turn tan or brown, wilt, and fall. Then, older leaves develop dark and sunken dead areas along their veins. Read more

With professional pruning, your tree will grow more graceful and stronger in the years ahead. But can't you get similar results with DIY tree trimming? Here are 5 reasons why we submit that you cannot. Read more