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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Emerald Ash Borer infestation - Stein Tree Service - 1000

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

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Emerald Ash Borer and Spotted Lanternfly- Stein Tree 800

Feb 18, 2019 – Wilmington, DE – Local tree care company Stein Tree Service reminds Wilmington residents that next week, February 25 - March 1, 2019, is National Invasive Species Week (NISAW). The week is set by the nonprofit of the same name to encourage awareness of invasive plants and insects, such as the emerald ash borer (EAB) and the

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campfire - be aware of threats such as emerald ash borer and the lone star tick when camping - Stein Tree Service 1000

Wilmington, Delaware – July 2, 2018 - If you love camping, be careful about nature’s tiniest pests this year. Stein Tree advises care specifically with regard to the emerald ash borer (EAB) and the Lone Star Tick. One is a destructive pest whose spread needs to be controlled, and the other threatens physical harm to humans. Emerald Ash Borer First,

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adult Spotted-Lanternfly-800

Photos courtesy of Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The first presence of the spotted lanternfly, an insect originating in China, India and Vietnam, in the US was noted in 2014 in Berks County, PA. In November 2017, Philadelphia County was added to the existing quarantine. The quarantine was put into effect because the insects endanger local agriculture, specifically grapes, apples, hops, stone

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Tree care in Newark, DE is an all year activity. During winters in the Northeast, many species of trees and shrubs go dormant and stop producing new branch and leaf growth. In some ways, this dormancy is similar to certain mammals, such as grizzly bears that hibernate throughout the coldest months and wait for the spring to jump back into

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Cottony Camellia Scale

Cottony Camellia Scale insects tap into plants and feed on plant sap, weakening and even killing plants over time. Cottony scale insects produce a cottony egg mass from which the mobile crawler stage hatches. The young crawler stage is also the easiest stage to control. Scale insects are closely related to aphids but most don't look like insects at all,

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Emerald Ash Borer

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

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