Trees provide numerous benefits, making them a vital part of a community. These benefits encourage us to properly maintain and even increase a city’s trees. The Arbor Day Foundation, a conservation nonprofit and the largest nonprofit dedicated to tree planting and tree care, has a program just for this mission: Tree City USA. (more…)
Delaware residents may have heard of the proposal to deregulate emerald ash borer (EAB) quarantines. However, this is no indication that we have eradicated the pest. In fact, this destructive insect is still spreading its presence in our state. The first time EAB was discovered in Delaware was in 2016. Since then, additional infestations have been found in Middletown and
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
If you are a homeowner with a yard, you are more than likely going to carry out some form of summer tree care. Delaware is full of many different varieties of flora and fauna, including a host of wonderful tree species. As tree care professionals, we hear a lot of questions, and below are a few of the most common.
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.
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
If you are thinking of doing some tree removal on your property in Delaware you should first know what the rules are. We have been servicing the surrounding area for over three decades, and have extensive experience in all types of yard and tree maintenance. Before you get started you need to know your rights as a homeowner, and what
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
We understand the love Newark residents have for their trees and landscaping. Mulching is an important part of tree care, and proper practices should be employed for the absolute best results and healthiest trees. Here are some helpful tips for practicing proper mulching for tree care in Newark, DE. (more…)
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