Hard Elms

Editor’s Note: This article, which appeared in the May/June 2008 issue of Sawmill & Woodlot Magazine, is part of S&W Publishing LLC’s “Tree Species” series and is not intended for reprint or republication. It is posted here with permission from Sawmill & Woodlot Magazine. To access copies of Sawmill & [...]

FOREST HEALTH ALERT: Jumping Oak Gall

By Rob Lawrence Forest Entomologist Forest Health Program Missouri Department of Conservation – June 2008 Problem: Leaves on entire crowns of white oak trees turn brown in early summer. In some cases, whole hillsides appear to be browning. Individual leaves turn brown starting at the margins, and sometimes curl up [...]

Winter Stresses on Trees & Shrubs

By Tchukki Andersen Tree Care Industry Association, www.tcia.org Winter heavy snow and ice, as well as frozen soil conditions, can damage cherished trees and shrubs in suburban landscapes. Even areas without major snowfall experience high winds and huge fluctuations in temperatures during winter. But homeowners can lessen the adverse effects [...]

Arbor Age Pest of the Month: Golden Oak Borer

Editor’s Note: This article, by Jesse Lee, appeared in December 2008 issue of Arbor Age magazine. It is posted here with permission from Arbor Age and is not intended for reprint or republication. For more Arbor Age articles, visit www.arborage.com.

Arbor Age Tree of the Month: ‘Shamrock’ Littleleaf Linden

Editor’s Note: This article, by Len Phillips, ASLA Emeritus, appeared in December 2008 issue of Arbor Age magazine. It is posted here with permission from Arbor Age and is not intended for reprint or republication. For more Arbor Age articles, visit www.arborage.com. Botanical Name: Tilia cordata ‘Bailey’