Tag Archive | EAB

Now Is A Great Time To Protect Your Ash Trees

Last week I explained how the emerald ash borer (EAB) made its way to our area and how you can keep more from arriving. Today, I’m going to tell you how to protect your own trees from attack and how to treat them if they’re already hosting this insidious pest. We can apply a preventive […]

EAB Exposure Risk Increases In Summer

As the summer tourism season gets into full swing, don’t be an unwitting spreader of the “Green Menace” known as the emerald ash borer (EAB). This pest is now in 21 states and two Canadian provinces. This means you have an excellent chance of encountering EAB, especially if you’re camping or doing something near forests […]

Emerald Ash Borer Scourging Rochester Area

If you have an ash tree in your yard that’s still alive, you need to take action now to save it from the dreaded emerald ash borer (EAB). I raised this warning here about a month ago, but read on and you’ll see why I am raising it again. I’ve visited Michigan, where this pest […]

Are Your Ash Trees Ready To Fight Off The Emerald Ash Borer?

If you have ash trees on your property, leaving them untreated is a death sentence. Emerald ash borers (EAB) have established a beachhead in our area and won’t be satisfied until they have devoured every ash tree. Your ash trees can be saved. If your trees are not yet infested, we can apply a preventive […]

Protect Your Ash Trees Against The Next Generation Of Emerald Ash Borer

The most memorable line from a particularly scary move is: “They’re heeeere.” The same can be said right now for a particularly scary tree pest – the emerald ash borer. I’ve been seeing the tiny, metallic green adults flying around all over the place, and this means danger for any ash trees on your property. The emerald ash […]

Why Plant Health Care Is So Important This Year

Imported, invasive pests are coming at us in droves. Last week, I wrote about the emerald ash borer, but this is only one invasive pest that came from abroad. Granted it’s getting most of the attention because it’s the most active invasive here. Last month, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County held a first detectors […]

Emerald Ash Borer Preparing To Make Its Annual Appearance

While we were nestled snugly away in our homes during the harsh winter, emerald ash borer larvae were snuggled inside ash trees feasting away. Right now, they’re in the final days of pupation. Soon metamorphosis will be complete and the little, metallic green adults will chew “D” shaped holes to the outside. The adults have […]