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Fall Deep Root Fertilization for Trees and Shrubs

Fall Deep Root Fertilization for Trees and Shrubs

Just as your lawn needs regular fertilization throughout the year to be healthy and strong, so do you trees and shrubs. Think of fertilizer like food for your plants, helping give them all of the nutrients they need to thrive. But the fertilizer you use on your lawn...
Why Now is the Best Time to Trim Your Trees

Why Now is the Best Time to Trim Your Trees

Right now is the best time to focus on giving your trees a good trim. Why? Snow and ice can cause issues with trees that are now structurally sound. As your trees drop their leaves, it is easier for us to see any issues it might have. We can check for defects, dead or...
Drought Concerns Going in to Winter

Drought Concerns Going in to Winter

Nebraska’s current drought conditions range from abnormally dry to extreme drought. This makes fall and winter watering extremely important. Homeowners often believe their landscape plants survived a drought year, but then dieback shows up three to five years...
Evergreen Needle Drop

Evergreen Needle Drop

In late summer and early fall evergreen trees often have needles that dry out and shed. This can be alarming for gardeners, and it can be difficult to tell if early needle drop is cause for concern or just part of the evergreen tree’s annual needle shed. It is typical...
Problems With Your Lilacs? It May be a Fungal Disease

Problems With Your Lilacs? It May be a Fungal Disease

In the last few weeks, we have had many reports of issues with lilacs suffering from severe leaf browning. This is caused by the fungal disease Pseudocercospora. While the leaf browning may be unsightly and worrisome, Pseudocercospora is easy to treat when approached...
September Updates

September Updates

While the rain we received at the beginning of the month was a welcome change in weather, we still haven’t received enough to be considered out of drought conditions. Proper watering of trees is going to be extremely important this fall, so read on to learn about how...
Be On the Lookout for Tree Defoliators

Be On the Lookout for Tree Defoliators

FALL WEBWORM, MIMOSA WEBWORM AND WALNUT CATERPILLARS Several tree defoliators are active in late summer, including fall webworms, mimosa webworms, and walnut caterpillars. Homeowners often spot the silken webs created by the first two insects at this time of year. The...
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...