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Here's How to Treat Warm Season Spider Mites

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Your azaleas are some of your most prized landscape features. Every year, they brighten up your yard with vivid colors and fill your outdoor paradise with their delightful aroma.

The flowers of your azalea plants look lovely, but the leaves - not so much. They have strange, tiny dots on them. Wondering what's wrong with your azalea leaves? Keep reading.

Imported Willow Leaf Beetle: The Black Beetles Turning Leaves Brown

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Attention willow tree parents! Have you noticed shiny black or blue beetles on your willow's leaves? Our experts have spotted imported willow leaf beetles in the Fort Mill, SC area. Read up on these beetles to figure out if you need to act.

Carolina Tree Care Launches ArborWISE

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Your Trees. Your Property. Our Passion. 

Our passion for trees and plants is the reason behind starting ArborWISE, a Certified Plant Health Care (PHC) Program. PHC is a proactive approach to monitoring and maintaining the health of trees, shrubs, and groundcover. Optimal results are achieved through preventive care for stress management, frequent monitoring and early detection of problems, informed decision making, and integrated treatments that provide long-term solutions. We care for the health and well being of your trees. Our Certified Arborists are trained specifically to care for your trees and plants. 

Help! I Need Somebody (for my Ambrosia Beetles)

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Did you know that Ambrosia beetles can infest and kill over 100 different kinds of plants? If your trees could sing Beatles tunes, we would rather they sang "I feel fine" than "Help! I need somebody . . ."

Sighted in Midland, NC: Dying Arborvitae

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Earlier this week, we headed out to a home in Midland, NC to assess some tree damage from Hurricane Michael. The homeowner had noticed that her arborvitae, which is typically a hardy evergreen, was quickly gaining brown leaves. Sure enough, signs of tree decay were clearly visible across her landscape. How did we know there was tree decay? Tree decay was evident based on the browning of the needles that the once very green evergreens were showing. Given how quickly this condition can kill an arborvitae, the trees required the immediate attention of our plant health care technician. If your evergreens are showing brown needles throughout the tree and/or missing needles, it’s time to take action.

Uninvited Visitors: Woolly Aphids

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Updated on July 7, 2021

Have you recently noticed small, fluffy white pests flying in the air or on trees in your yard? Is there a sticky substance all over your trees?

If you live in Charlotte, NC or the surrounding areas, the answer is more than likely yes!

Revamp Your North Carolina Fall Landscape

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Fall is right around the corner; leaves quickly change colors, crisp air settles in, and autumn crops arrive. There's no doubt about it, fall is a beautiful time in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Is Too Much Rain A Bad Thing for Tree Roots?

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Charlotte, NC, has seen a fair share of rainfall these last few months. Has all this rain done more harm than good? The answer may be, yes. Too much rain may be hurting your plants and trees root systems. The main reason rain can be harmful is due to the fact that excessive rain deprives roots of the oxygen needed for survival, and a lack of oxygen in the soil doesn’t allow water or soil nutrients the opportunity to be absorbed.

Bagworms

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Have you been dealing with bagworms infestation all summer. Bagworm infestations can leave an unsightly look to your trees and cause maybe defoliation if left untreated.