Insect & Disease Management

Insects & Diseases

Plants (just like other living organisms) have enemies in the form of insects and diseases. These pests can be devastating if they grow unconstrained. The most important way to keep pests and disease below damaging levels is to have healthy plants. The healthier the plants, the better they can defend themselves against insects and diseases.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

If the level of pests reach damaging numbers, intervention can be indispensable. Keep in mind that preventative measures should be the first line of defense, with the goal of eliminating the need to take curative action.

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IPM Program

Green Environs offers safe, effective and economically friendly methods of preventative and curative approaches, employing organic or very low toxicity materials to manage pests in your landscapes.

Some of the common insects we treat include:

Common diseases include:

  • Dutch Elm Disease
  • Fire Blight
  • Apple Scab
  • Rust
  • Anthracnose on dogwoods

Our IPM Program involves regular property visits to inspect plants, shrubs and trees for signs of disease and insect pests. The goal is to address any issues before they become a significant problem and before extensive treatment is needed. Monitoring is especially important for the common problems shown below that can quickly kill your trees if not dealt with quickly.

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Common Connecticut Pests & Diseases


Hemlock Wooly Adelgid


Emerald Ash Borer

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Service Area

Fairfield and Litchfield counties, including Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, Newtown, Roxbury, Sherman, Washington Depot and surrounding areas.