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Spongy Moth – Favored Trees and Shrubs

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 damage on the leaves of many plants. However, researchers have extensively studied and observed this voracious pest to determine the susceptibility of various species. If …

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New UK Tree Research Lab Centre & Arboretum

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 south of Reading in the Borough of Wokingham, Berkshire, England. This addition underpins Bartlett’s dedication to world-class tree research and establishing robust tree collections. In …

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Flowering Trees and Shrubs – Blooms at the Bartlett Arboretum

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 case, trees and shrubs that flower are often some of the earliest harbingers of spring. At The Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories and Arboretum, we have …

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Tree Fertilization: The Single Best Piece of Autumn Advice for 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 suburban environments are often inhospitable to trees. That’s right. The suburban/urban growing environment is vastly different than the ideal conditions found in nature. As such, …

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