storm clean up Wilmington DE

During spring and summer months, violent, windy storms often cause a need for storm clean up in Wilmington, DE and surrounding areas. Residents often wonder why some trees are affected even though they seem strong and sturdy. As Certified Arborists with Stein Tree Service, we know that many of these trees have been weakened in response to injuries or environmental

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banner rhododendron plants infected with sudden oak death pathogen

Wilmington, Delaware—Aug 3, 2019—Professional tree service company Stein Tree Service warns that the pathogen that causes the tree and plant disease known as sudden oak death has been found in rhododendron plants that were shipped to 28 states, including Pennsylvania. Residents should be wary, whether they have purchased these rhododendron plants or have plants and trees impacted by the spread.

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adult spotted lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly has become quite a large problem in Delaware and other states across the country. Late spring's rising temperatures signal the time when nymphs hatch, so we want to make awareness a priority. These insects easily spread to new areas and leave a huge path of destruction in their wake. Beginning in March, the government of Delaware enacted

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hiking shoes - Stein Tree Care Service cautions to beware of ticks

Last summer Stein Tree Care professionals advised caution in outdoor activities because of ticks. The same advice holds this year, and the number of ticks in PA seems to be on the rise. WPXI notes that sources are debating whether PA will have a tough tick season, but the state health department has issued an alert about steady increases in

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banner tree inspection can identify dangerous trees - stein tree service - 1000

Trees commonly have knots, splits, hollows and even cavities in their trunks or sometimes in tree branches. These features are part of the visual interest trees provide and are produced during growth that follows some sort of injury to the tree. Battle scars you might say, they often result from the tree growing around or over an injury to heal

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tree care - stein tree service

Mother nature creates such beautiful flora and fauna, but also creates problems that can destroy them. If you are a homeowner in Pennsylvania, tree care can be a frustrating experience at times. You may run into one of the more common issues that can do damage to your beloved trees. Your biggest weapon to combat these issues is knowledge and

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banner image - trees uprooted -tree care - Stein Tree 1000

Trees are everywhere, lining streets, around parks and in our own yards. They provide many benefits, but sometimes, they pose a danger to the safety of structures or passersby. How can you tell if a tree is dangerous? Stein offers some tips on how tree inspection can determine if homeowners have any cause for concern. (more…)

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banner signs of emerald-ash-borer-infestation - stein tree service

As we noted a couple of weeks ago, spring is here and the emerald ash borer is becoming active. Adult beetles will soon be seen emerging from infested ash trees and fringetrees in Pennsylvania, Delaware and across the country. Homeowners need to be wary of this emerald green invasive pest that could destroy their trees. Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week,

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