Andy’s Monthly Tree Report – April 2023

This is the first article of a new monthly series where Plant Health Care Manager & Consulting Arborist, Andy Berg, will provide a local tree report, discussing the latest happenings in the world of urban trees and landscapes. At Hansen’s Tree Services, our team of ISA Certified Arborists are observing [...]

3 Pests To Look Out For In Your Garden This June

June is a busy month for gardeners! Not only do you have to worry about keeping your plants healthy and thriving, but you also need to be on the lookout for pests. This month, keep an eye out for these three pests:

Types of pests: Leaf suckers, chewers, borers, and gall-makers

Be they invasive or native, tree insects and diseases can cause severe damage to our native trees and forests if not correctly managed. Insect pests cause damage through sucking, chewing, boring, gall-making, and other activities that weaken trees. Here are some common insect pests in Missouri:

What’s Wrong With My Tree? Scale Insects

Scale Insects Are Common Tree & Shrub Pests Scale insects are common pests to many trees and shrubs in North America. The scale includes both armored and soft varieties, including: