Tree & Shrub Pests

Scale Insects in Southern Maryland

Scale Insects in Southern Maryland

There are various different types of scale insects that attack plants in Southern Maryland. We take a look at the different types and how to get rid of them. Most homes have ornamental plants, which not only make properties look more attractive, but can also help the...

Spotted Lanternfly in Southern Maryland

Spotted Lanternfly in Southern Maryland

If you are looking to curb a Spotted Lanternfly infestation, learning their stages can help. Here is how you can get rid of spotted laternflies in Maryland. What Is the Threat? The Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is also known as SLF. This is a large insect...

Winter Moth in Southern Maryland

Winter Moth in Southern Maryland

Did you know moths can affect tree health? Learn how the Winter Moth in Southern Maryland can cause damage to your trees and how to prevent it in this guide. Most people assume that with the cold weather comes the reprieve of insects and moths that flutter about and...

Conifer Bark Beetles in Southern Maryland

Conifer Bark Beetles in Southern Maryland

Conifer bark beetles are often found infesting pine trees, and can often lead to their death. Here are some ways to manage a conifer bark beetle infestation. What Is the Threat? Conifer bark beetles are species of beetles that invade and kill conifer trees, including...

Southern Pine Bark Beetle in Southern Maryland

Southern Pine Bark Beetle in Southern Maryland

The Southern Pine Bark Beetle attacks and infests various species of Pine trees. This guide goes over how to get rid of these beetles and prevent infestations. What Is the Threat? The southern pine bark beetle is a specific type of bark beetle that is technically...

Leaf-Chewing Caterpillars in Southern Maryland

Leaf-Chewing Caterpillars in Southern Maryland

Leaf-chewing caterpillars can wreak havoc on your beautiful plants. We look at how to get rid of caterpillars to protect your plants from their damage. As children, we were all taught about the beautiful process of metamorphosis that results in gorgeous butterflies....

Horned Oak Gall Wasp in Southern Maryland

Horned Oak Gall Wasp in Southern Maryland

Your oak trees may be at risk of a horned oak gall wasp infestation, which can affect their health. Find out more about this pest and what to do. Around 2 million Americans are allergic to the venom of stinging bugs. This includes bees, hornets, and wasps. But when it...

Hemlock Wooly Adelgid in Southern Maryland

Hemlock Wooly Adelgid in Southern Maryland

An invasive pest, the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid sucks and depletes nutrients from hemlock trees. If left untreated, hemlock trees could be dead within four years. Almost a quarter of all land that could have infestations with hemlock wooly adelgid has an ongoing problem....

Gypsy Moth in Southern Maryland

Gypsy Moth in Southern Maryland

The Gypsy Moth is a type of forest pest that can infest and damage trees. These pests feed on the leaves and can completely defoliate a tree. Since people introduced them to the USA in 1869, the gypsy moth has become one of the most dangerous creatures for hardwood...

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