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Pine Tree Sawfly Life Cycle and Identification

While many pest or insect types that impact trees and risk disease will generally die off by late fall or winter, there are others that maintain longer cycles and present different risks. One example here, known by those with pine trees on their property, is known as the pine sawfly, which has a life cycle that involves all four seasons of the year and, for this and other reasons, may present different risks than other tree insects.

At Affordable Tree Care, we’re happy to offer numerous tree health services, including insect control and tree spraying services that will prevent many of the worst kinds of invading insects from impacting your trees. What is the pine sawfly, how is its life …

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Emerald Ash Borer Risks, Signs and Prevention Methods

Across Utah and much of the rest of the Wasatch, ash trees are extremely common and define much of the landscape. They also offer specific benefits like erosion prevention and heat limitation due to their size, but they must also receive proper care – including from various pests that may look to invade.

At Affordable Tree Care, our arborists are proud to provide a wide range of tree disease control services, including insect control to prevent common pests. One pest that threatens ash trees in some areas: The emerald ash borer. What is this pest, are you at-risk from it in Utah, and how can you prevent any such risks? Here’s a primer on the emerald ash borer.

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Bur Oak Blight Symptoms, Issues and Prevention, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on a condition known as bur oak blight. One of the only conditions that regularly affects bur oak trees, bur oak blight is a fungal disease that was only discovered within the last three decades, most common in midwestern states like Utah.

At Affordable Tree Care, we’re happy to provide a variety of tree disease control and spraying services, including for prevention or treatment of conditions like bur oak blight. Whether your trees require spraying, fertilization, pest prevention methods or any other related area, our arborists will assist you every step of the way. In today’s part two of our series on bur oak blight

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