Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Facts for CT

Hemlock owners beware! Few tree pests are as destructive as the hemlock woolly adelgid, and they are a serious problem across Connecticut. The small pests may appear insignificant in the beginning, but in just one or two years they can destroy a full-grown hemlock tree.

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birches - watch out for bronze birch borer

Birches are some of the most beautiful landscape trees, but they have a serious enemy, the bronze birch borer. These highly destructive pests wreak havoc on birches—gutting their inner bark and ultimately killing the trees. And they attack more than birches; oak, honeylocust, basswood, and maples are also susceptible to the damage caused by these…

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ladybug on flowers - IPM by Green Environs, CT

Did you know that the best gardeners, the ones who have the best-looking yards, mostly practice Integrated Pest Management (IPM)? There’s a good reason for that. Integrated pest management is a streamlined, ecological approach to pest management that gives you more effective results with less need for harmful chemicals – and who doesn’t want that!…

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