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Japanese Beetles Treatments: Apply Now

Japanese Beetles Treatments: Apply Now

With over 300 ornamental and edible plants they like to feed on, Japanese beetles (JB) can quickly become an overwhelming insect in the landscape. Last year, one customer brought in his peach so covered in Japanese beetles that it was hard to identify the fruit as a...
Be On the Lookout for Bagworms

Be On the Lookout for Bagworms

If your landscape has a history of bagworm problems, it’s time to start looking for them. These caterpillars take materials from the plants they live in and construct a tough bag to dwell in as they grow. The insects and their cocoons can be hard for gardeners to spot...
5 Fast-Growing Trees to Plant in Your Yard

5 Fast-Growing Trees to Plant in Your Yard

When it comes to yard improvements that require many years of patience to reap the rewards of, waiting for a tree to grow is at the top of the list. But not all trees require you to wait decades for them to get to a decent size. There are some fast growing tree...
Why you Shouldn’t Plant Trees Too Close to Your House

Why you Shouldn’t Plant Trees Too Close to Your House

Having trees in your yard not only helps to provide shade during the warm summer months, they also help boost the overall beauty of your home. Trees plants around your home can not only help keep your house from heating up in the sun, they can also provide a...
How Do I Know When a Tree is Sick?

How Do I Know When a Tree is Sick?

One of the most common questions landscapers receive from homeowners is how to tell if their tree is sick. Unfortunately, it can often be difficult for the untrained eye to see signs of a tree in trouble, as they can be hard to spot until the problem is advanced. That...
6 Reasons you Should Remove a Tree Stump

6 Reasons you Should Remove a Tree Stump

Many homeowners have had to deal with losing a tree in their yard, and whether it was to disease or storm damage, the stump is often left behind rather than removed. While having a stump in your yard may seem like no big deal, it can in fact cause a few different...
COVID-19 Precautions

COVID-19 Precautions

With the increasing concerns in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, we here at Capital Arborist Tree Service are trying to be proactive while still providing you the quality services that you expect from us. We understand our responsibilities to our employees, the...
How to Hire an Arborist

How to Hire an Arborist

Hiring an arborist or other professional tree service is something that deserves careful consideration. A qualified arborist has additional training that allows them to do tree work properly and safely, whereas an unqualified person can actually end up causing damage...