Protecting Trees from Cicadas

Protecting Trees from Cicadas

Cicadas, especially the periodical varieties like those from Brood X, pose a significant threat primarily through their egg-laying behavior. Female cicadas cut slits into tree branches to deposit their eggs, which can weaken the branches, causing them to die or break...
How to Prepare for Windy, Springtime Storms

How to Prepare for Windy, Springtime Storms

Preparing for windy springtime storms, especially if you have trees near your house, involves a combination of preventive measures and readiness for potential issues. Here are some tips: Trim Branches and Limbs: Prune dead or weak branches to reduce the risk of them...
The Emerald Ash Borer Beetle

The Emerald Ash Borer Beetle

Like much of the United States, Georgia is dealing with a threat to its forest ecosystems:  the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) continues its destructive march across North America. The EAB, a beetle native to Asia, has become a serious threat to ash trees. The...