With the coming of fall it is important to remember to prepare your trees for the tough North Dakota winter. The following checklist serves as a reminder of the most important considerations for fall tree care and proper tree winterization.
I’ve received several calls and emails recently about birch trees with dead and dying tops.
Another cool, wet spring has led to a recurring problem with ash trees – ash anthracnose. This disease is most commonly seen when green leaves fall from the trees in early spring.
This time of year many landowners are planting trees for a variety of reasons, including to beautify their surroundings, to create shade or wind buffers, or perhaps to establish a fruit tree to enjoy for years to come.
This week we’ve begun to notice scale insects on several tree species including maple, ash and others.
Many people have been concerned in the last few weeks regarding problems with apple trees – both edible apples and ornamental crabapples – especially from the western part of the state.