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Trees Tag

Pruning

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Deciduous trees and shrubs can be pruned any time during the year, however, it is easier to evaluate the branching structure during the winter months when the plants are dormant.  Flowering trees and shrubs should be pruned immediately after flowering. Evergreen trees and shrubs can be pruned from early spring through July.  Pruning later in the season [...]

Fertilization

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Trees and shrubs should be fertilized annually during the early years of growth.  As plants mature, fertilization can be reduced to every 2 to 3 years.  Trees that are grown in turf areas often receive enough nutrients from the turf fertilization and may not require additional fertilization.  Fertilize in late fall or early spring using a well-balanced [...]

Bagworm Information

Bagworms eat the leaves of many trees and shrubs.  The larvae hatch in late May or early June and immediately begin feeding.  Each larva constructs a bag that covers its entire body, and to which it adds as it develops.  The worm partially emerges from its bag to feed.  Once all the leaves are eaten off the branch, the bagworm moves to the next branch, [...]