Carpenter ants are one insect that are often misunderstood. They are an important part in the circle of life in decaying wood. Knowing a little more about these insects will help to understand why they are in a specific location and whether or not it might be possible to control them.Continue reading
We had been spoiled this winter. Until now, we have had a pretty ‘calm’ winter in Central Nebraska. This past week we were reminded of what a normal winters in Nebraska feels like. Sustained winds and subzero temperatures weren’t just hard on us, they were also hard on our landscape. Find out what to be on the lookout for come spring and what you can do now to help the landscape yet this winter. Continue reading
Winter in Nebraska can be summed up in one word, unpredictable. No matter what the weather does this winter, break out of the house to complete a few quick and easy tasks in your landscape to keep you trees and shrubs in tip-top shape. Continue reading
There is a problem affecting pine trees in Nebraska, pine wilt. Pine wilt is caused by a tiny organism that can produce big problems. With a little education you can be well informed on this problem and know what to do if it happens. Continue reading
Emerald Ash Borer has been confirmed again in the state of Nebraska. Find out what that means for your beloved ash trees, what you should be doing now, and what you can hold off for a little while longer. Continue reading
Spring is here which means that it’s a wonderful time to plant a tree. There are lots of choices out there when it comes to selecting a tree. Find out some tree selecting and planting tips to make sure your tree is a long-term investment. Continue reading
Happy Holidays! Now that the holidays are over, the real work begins. Time to get on the treadmill, put the holiday decorations away, and decide what to do with those holiday plants. You can keep these plants year-round with little trouble with a little help and know-how. Continue reading
We can stop with the ‘if and whens,’ Emerald Ash Borer has been confirmed in the state of Nebraska. Find out what that means for your beloved ash trees and what you should be doing now and what you can hold off on for a little while longer.