Collier Arbor Care is the first company on the West Coast to be accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association.
- Early morning is the best time to water gardens and lawns. Water deeply and infrequently.
- Treat for root weevil adults when new feeding damage (notching) is present on foliage.*
- Treat for scale insects emerging from eggs as crawlers. Sticky honeydew and black sooty mold are signs of scale infestation. Look for scale on camellias, holly, maple and rhododendron.*
- Watch for signs of spider mites on arborvitae hedges and spruces. Look for: dusty-looking foliage, loss of green color, and presence of tiny mites. A good preventative is to hose off your plants with water on a weekly basis. Treat with soap or oil when damage is noticed.*
- Make compost of lawn clippings and garden plants that are ready to be recycled.
- Control yellow jackets and wasps with traps and lures or by treating nests.*
- Fall webworm webbing appears in ornamentals and shade trees, prune out nests and destroy, or, if necessary, treat.*
- Monitor garden irrigation closely so crops and ornamentals don't dry out.
- Apply parasitic nematodes to soil beneath rhododendrons and azaleas affected by root weevils.*
- Plant lawns until October 15 in western Oregon.
- Treat lawn weeds now; aerate.*
- Have our certified arborists recommend ways to storm-proof your trees.*
- Aerate lawns to improve rooting, relieve compaction, improve uptake of nutrients, and better water infiltration.*
*Services provided by Collier Arbor Care