Hunterdon County

Norway Maples: Invasive Tree Species in the Northeast

Norway maples are an invasive species in the Northeast United States, and they can cause serious problems for native flora and fauna. These trees may look nice when they're planted in gardens or along roadsides, but they spread rapidly and crowd out native trees. Norway maples have shallow roots...

Checking Your Trees After a Flood

Flooding can cause a lot of damage to trees. The most obvious signs of flood damage are the uprooting of a tree or the heaving of the roots. But trees can also suffer from flooding by being over watered, suffering injuries from the debris that has washed past the tree in a flood, by the wind damage...

Homeowners Guide to Buying Trees

Sadly, in our line of work, we're often called upon to remove trees. But our greatest joy is in planting trees and helping them thrive.  If you are planning to add trees to your landscape, this guide will help you select the best trees for your...

Stages of the Spotted Lanternfly

The Stages and Strategies of the Spotted Lanternfly

The INSTARS are coming, the INSTARS are coming!!!!!! Instars are one of the four stages of growing spotted lanternflies experience before adulthood. The first three stages of instar growth are small black bugs with white spots. They are...

Stump Grinding

Stump Grinding

You did the right thing, took down the trees that were either sick or were showing signs of decay,...

Tree Vigor & Vitality

Why do some trees flourish and others struggle to survive?  Can anything be done about the health and well-being of trees? The answer is yes! Here are two concepts that go a long way to explaining tree health. The vitality or vigor of a tree is the ability of a tree to withstand...

Spring Clean Up

Spring Clean Up

It begins with mowing and cleaning up the debris left over from the previous seasons.  Although several spring clean-up tasks require 50 degrees or better, mowing does not. Right after all the snow melts, grass that survived winter begins growing.  Make sure your mower...

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Michael Virgil, Licensed Tree Expert #593