Archive for September 9, 2013

Emerald Ash Borers Be Gone!

Written by admin. Posted in Ash tree disease, Ash tree protection, Landscape ideas

Ash borer treatment

Ash tree disease has become a major botanical problem. Ash trees, a favorite of low maintenance landscaping enthusiasts, are a prevalent flora serving as an important source of food for both birds and mammals. Ash trees fill in gaps common to forested areas and are a terrific choice for urban tree planting because they only require low maintenance landscaping. Sadly, there is one serious drawback to cultivating ash trees. That drawback is the growing trend of adult emerald ash borer infestations gripping the area.

Ash borer control practices need not focus on adult emerald ash borer beetles. The adult beetles do indeed nibble on foliage, but they are relatively harmless. Emerald ash borer treatment protocols should instead conc