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Tree Care Tips

Everything you want to know about how to keep your trees as safe, healthy and beautiful as possible. Specially written for the Morristown, NJ area and surrounding towns.

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Seasonal landscape tips, timely tree care reminders, and information about local events delivered to your inbox each month.

Protect Evergreens in Winter with Anti-Desiccants

What are anti-desiccant sprays? How do they work, which plants are they used on (and not used on!), when and how are they applied, and more.
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Fall Tree Care Tips

What to do this fall to protect and prepare your trees for winter. Plus, what not to do and what to leave until later.
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Tree Staking: Yes or No?

Learn about whether, how, and why your newly-planted trees should be staked and when those stakes should be removed. (Hint: it may be sooner than you think.)
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Summer Tree Care Tips

Our top recommendations for summer tree care, including watering, pests and diseases to look for, heat stress, pruning options, and more.
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Tick & Mosquito Control To Prevent Bites & Diseases

Learn the facts about these pests in New Jersey, how to avoid getting bitten, control options, and what you can do to make your property safer for your family.
New green leaves on a maple tree in the Morristown area

Do Trees Really Need To Be Fertilized?

FAQs about tree fertilization, including why to fertilize, when, how, how often, what type of fertilizer to use, New Jersey fertilizer laws, and organic alternatives.
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PEST ALERT: Spotted Lanternfly in Morris County

This invasive and destructive insect is destroying crops and trees in NJ. Learn how to identify it, prevent it from spreading and what to do if you find one in Morris County.
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Emerald Ash Borer in Morris County, NJ

Facts about the emerald ash borer throughout Morris County, NJ. Locations, identification, treatment, what towns are doing, and what YOU should do.
Sapsucker holes on the trunk of a tree. Taken by Alpine Tree, New Jersey

IPM: What Is It and Why Should You Care?

Many experienced gardeners and landscape professionals practice Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to make and maintain gardens that are healthy and vigorous, with low populations of pests. Find out why in this article!
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Ice-Covered Trees? What To Do [And What NOT To Do!]

When freezing rain leaves trees covered in ice, what should you do? Here's what to do right away, what not to do, what to delay doing until later, and what do to before ice forms.
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