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Do Winter Evergreen Sprays Work?

February 6, 2017

As we enter the month of February, we are still experiencing some brutal cold weather. This kind of weather calls for dry air, low precipitation and little soil moisture. When you walk into a Home Depot, a Lowes or any home improvement store, you might notice a winter plant protector known as an anti-transpirant displayed in the aisles. We are here to tell you this...

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Sussex Tree’s 30 Year Anniversary!

January 4, 2017

The new year of 2017 brings Sussex Tree their 30th year anniversary as one of the largest tree service businesses on the eastern shore. In 1986, Jeffrey Meredith Sr. lost his job as a supermarket manager. Being a father and husband, he had to make ends meet to provide food and shelter to support his family. With a love for trees Meredith Sr. started a...

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All About Fall Webworms

September 8, 2016

Fall Webworms, or Hyphantria cunea, are moths native to North America. They are most commonly known for their activities in their larval state (giving its name – Webworm). Adult female moths lay their eggs on the underside of leaves in mid to late summer. The eggs take about a week to hatch. The caterpillars can display a wide range of colors once they hatch, including...

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Why is my Crape Myrtle Covered in Powder?

August 15, 2016

It’s a common question asked by gardeners and property owners – why are my Crape Myrtles covered in a white powder? The answer is: Powdery Mildew, or Erysiphe lagerstroemia. Powdery Mildew is usually a problem in the spring where nights are cool and days are warm. Long periods of dry weather call also accelerate powdery mildew’s growth. Young and soft areas of the plant are...

Evergreen Bagworm on tree branch
What are Bagworms?

June 27, 2016

What is a Bagworm? The Evergreen Bagworm, commonly known as Bagworm, is a moth that spins its cocoon in its larval life, decorating it with bits of plant material from the trees on which it feeds. Arborvitae and Red Cedar are the favored host trees of the Evergreen Bagworm, but Cypress, Juniper, Pine, Spruce, Apple, Birch, Black Locust, Elm, Maple, Poplar, Oak, Sycamore, Willow, and...

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What Are Spider Mites?

May 23, 2016

Aside from creepy, crawly, little critters that attack leaves. What are spider mites and why should you care? Spider mites are small; really, really small. Female spider mites are usually only 1/50th of an inch long and males are even smaller. They are mere specks when seen crawling on the undersurface of leaves. The adult has eight legs and is usually pale green or amber/yellow....