Iron deficiency in trees and shrubs is a common problem that can have a serious impact on plant health. All trees and shrubs need nutrients to grow and develop. Iron

Research scientists at the Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories – the research arm of Bartlett Tree Experts – have broken new ground to protect beech trees by developing novel Integrated Pest

Spongy moths (formerly called gypsy moth) feed on many plant species, but do tend to favor certain trees and shrubs. When pest populations are high, you can expect to see

Everyone looks up when observing trees. However, you’ll often find arborists looking down! That’s because when it comes to assessing tree health, one of the most critical factors is a

During spring, we celebrate trees and the important role they play in our local communities! The holidays of Earth Day and Arbor Day both occur in April and provide many

This spring Bartlett Tree Experts announced the development of a new arboretum and research lab centre in the United Kingdom. The facility will be located in Spencers Wood, a village

Depending on where you live, the landscape may already be bursting with flowering trees and shrubs. Or, maybe you’re still anxiously awaiting for signs of the season. Whichever is the

When you see tree bark covered in crusty green stuff you may wonder, does lichen impact trees? Don’t panic! It’s unlikely that the ‘green stuff’ is harming the tree. Lichens

Unusual is one of the best way to describe tree galls. You can find these abnormal plant growths on leaves, twigs, and branches. They come in a range of different

Tree topping is a method often used to reduce the size or height of a tree. With this method, the top of some or all of the branches from a

Frost cracks are vertical cracks in a tree that are caused by temperature changes. They occur during winter when the daytime sun warms the bark causing tissue expansion. Later, when

We all know the tradition of kissing under the mistletoe, but if you see this plant in your trees and shrubs beware. Mistletoes are parasites. These organisms live on trees

Tree fertilization and soil care in autumn dramatically improve growing conditions for your trees and shrubs.  In fact, you might be surprised to learn that soil conditions in urban and

Down a dark path, by a haunted house is a ghastly garden filled with spooky plants for Halloween! While not all of them are native to North America, it’s still

Why is the collaboration between a landscape architect and a Certified Arborist essential? The collaboration between a landscape architect and a Bartlett arborist brings together complementary skills and knowledge, resulting