If those ants are actually carpenter ants, then they probably are making the tree their home and it could be causing structural integrity problems. Use an insecticide to abate the problem before it worsens or call your local tree service to diagnose and handle the problem for you. Call an arborist if the tree shows […]
The condition sounds like scale. It would be best to have an arborist come look at it for sure because that is the only way to be certain the condition you are dealing with. If it is scale, then there are sprays that are an effective remedy.
These are steps to take before and after any casualty loss to your trees and landscape. Taking these steps can improve the value of your trees and help protect you from being held liable. Take pictures of trees and other landscape plants now while they are healthy and vigorous. This makes “before and after” comparisons […]
No! You should never “fill” a tree with concrete or anything else. This will only cause more injury to the tree, leading to more problems like dead wood spreading decay to other parts of the tree. Call an arborist to evaluate the structural stability of the tree. It could be a dead or hazardous tree […]