Tree Diseases: Fire Blight

Introduction Fire blight is a significant disease of various fruit trees. It is one of the most common diseases to afflict fruit trees in spring…

Tree Diseases: Apple Scab

Introduction Apple scab is a fungal disease that commonly infects various apple and crabapple trees. It is recognized as one of the most significant diseases…

Tree Diseases: Cedar-Hawthorn Rust

Introduction Cedar-hawthorn rust is a fungal disease that commonly infects junipers and hawthorns. It is one of the most frequently observed plant diseases in spring…

Tree Diseases: Cedar-Quince Rust

Introduction Cedar-quince rust is a fungal disease that infects most varieties of eastern red cedar, as well as many other junipers, and alternative hosts. The…

Spring Tree Injuries: Spring Frosts

Introduction In certain geographic locations, temperatures may fluctuate in spring. When temperatures plummet below freezing, they can damage or kill exposed plants. Spring frosts affect…

Spring Tree Care Maintenance

Introduction As winter subsides, and warmer temperatures prevail, plants begin to break dormancy, signaling a changing of the seasons. Spring arrives, and landscapes are renewed,…

Winter Care for Fruit Trees

Introduction Winter is an ideal period to care for your fruit trees. Performing general maintenance on fruit trees, and ensuring that they are protected from…