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One of the fastest spreading insects in Pennsylvania has been the spotted lanternfly. This insect was discovered in Pennsylvania in 2014. Since then, many households in multiple counties have reported seeing this insect on their properties and the resulting damage. To keep residents informed about this destructive pest, we have many spotted lanternfly facts that you need to know to

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Emerald Ash Borer Infestation Stein Tree Service March 2017

The emerald ash borer (EAB), a metallic green insect accidentally brought to the United States (likely from wood packing materials) in 2002, has been found in 35 states as of 2021. The insect was found in Pennsylvania in 2007 and Delaware in 2016. Since its discovery as an invasive species, the emerald ash borer infestation has grown to several states

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We all love our trees. From branching maples and red oaks to colorful dogwoods, trees provide a myriad of benefits and improve the look and feel of a property. However, even the hardiest tree can fall victim to disease and old age, and what once was a beautiful addition to your property may now be a hazardous object. If you

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Tree stump removal and stump grinding are common requests in the spring and summer months. With several heavy snowstorms, this past winter, many Delaware and Pennsylvania residents experienced trees falling in their yards. Some had to be removed immediately due to impacts with structures or due to blocking road or walkways, but others may have remained where they fell or

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Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer (EAB, or Agrilus planipennis) is a green beetle native to Asia and Eastern Russia. Outside its native region, the emerald ash borer is an invasive species, and emerald ash borer infestation is highly destructive to ash trees, having infested millions of ash trees in its introduced range. The Emerald Ash Borer was first discovered in the

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The spotted lanternfly is an invasive species that has caused massive damage to the east coast of the United States. As home and business owners try to keep their trees safe, myths about this treehopper have formed. Some myths, such as the spotted lanternfly being luminescent, are harmless, but others can cause real damage to one’s plants and property. Other

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Emerald Ash Borer infestation - Stein Tree Service - 1000

Spring is here again, and Stein reminds residents that inspecting for emerald ash borer (EAB) is essential for Pennsylvania and Delaware residents, especially if you have ash or fringe trees in your yard. A professional knows just what to look for, but homeowners should proactively inspect their trees for signs of illness or infestation throughout the year. (more…)

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Planting a tree on your property is one of the best things you can do to improve your home’s resale value and curb appeal while enhancing the environment. However, the process involves more than dropping the new plant into a hole to ensure a healthy, thriving tree that lasts for generations. The best time to plant a tree is early

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