June 15, 2015

RIGHT NOW is the time of year that emerald ash borer (EAB) adults are active. Here are some photos I took last Wednesday in Willow Grove, Bucks County, PA.

This ash tree had some live branches on it a few weeks ago. Landscape maintenance people have cut and removed them...

May 28, 2014

Lots of local news coverage on the impending invasion of the emerald ash borer has many owners of ash trees alert for any unusual symptoms. So I was not surprised by the number of recent calls I’ve been getting about blighted ash leaves. Leaf drop in mid May is a commo...

May 9, 2012

Most of the ash trees in our area have been losing leaves in the past few days because the rainy weather is ideal for the ash anthracnose fungus disease.  Learn about ash anthracnose from this article in the Jacobs Tree Surgery blog:  DON’T PANIC!  Your ash tree is goi...

March 14, 2012

Read this article from the Penn State Extension.
See my article from July 27, 2011 to learn what you need to know. And you can read my EAB field trip story at Warren’s Summer Vacation 2010.

July 27, 2011

Have you noticed all those purple sticky traps?

The PA Department of Agriculture has hung them in ash trees all over eastern PA this summer.  My guess is we're going to find out about a considerable range increase for this terribly destructive insect.  Already this year...

May 19, 2011

Don't panic.  See 5/23/09 article.

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