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Is My Tree Sick? 8 Signs Something is Wrong with Your Tree

March 29, 2021

Look for these eight common symptoms that mean your tree is suffering from pests, disease, or environmental stress and learn what to do about it.

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Bagworm FAQs for Connecticut

July 23, 2020

Dead leaves and branch tips on your evergreens? It might be bagworm. Learn the facts, including identification, targeted plants, timing, spread, signs of damage, and control options.

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Do Trees in Connecticut Need Fertilization?

May 18, 2020

Whether trees need fertilization depends on your soil. See the common soil problems in CT, how it affects your trees, what to do about it, when, and how.

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Spotted Lanternfly FAQs for Connecticut

February 21, 2020

The invasive and destructive Spotted Lanternfly has been found in Connecticut. These FAQs cover how to identify it, the damage it causes, which trees are at risk, how to prevent it from spreading, and what to do if you find one.

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snow melts on an asphalt road in Connecticut

How to Identify, Prevent & Treat Winter Salt Damage to Trees & Shrubs

December 17, 2019

How to identify salt-related injury to plants, why it happens, how to prevent salt damage to your trees, and what to do if your trees and shrubs have been affected by winter salt or de-icers.

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How to Prevent Expensive Tree Problems

May 15, 2019

Many tree failures, damage, pest infestations, and diseases can be prevented if you know what to look for. In this article, we cover common CT tree problems, causes, and solutions.

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