Tree Diseases, Pests & Treatments in Southern Maryland

Serving St Mary’s County, Charles County, and Calvert County Maryland

Tree and Shrub Care

 Healthy trees and shrubs are a key part of every Southern Maryland landscape. Having a care provider to help you stay ahead of pest issues, disease and making sure proper nutrients are available is important.

 We have partnered with Planet Friendly Pest Control, another Southern Maryland company, to help our Southern Maryland clients have access to the tree and shrub care resources they need. If you think some of your trees and shrubs may be sick you can contact Planet Friendly Pest Control here.

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Here are some resource articles for common tree diseases and pests in Southern Maryland.

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...

Fungus Gnat in Southern Maryland

Fungus Gnat in Southern Maryland

The Fungus Gnat often plagues indoor houseplants like orchids. If left unchecked, these pests can damage and destroy your plants. The fungus gnat is a fast-breeding insect. Its entire life cycle happens in as few as 21 days, meaning it can populate an area very...

Fire Blight in Southern Maryland

Fire Blight in Southern Maryland

Trees with Fire Blight in Southern Maryland need to be treated ASAP. Learn how to identify, treat, and care for trees with Fire Blight in this complete guide. Your orchard was growing beautifully—until fire blight swept through. Now, you're scrambling to salvage your...

Emerald Ash Borer in Southern Maryland

Emerald Ash Borer in Southern Maryland

The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive pest, responsible for destroying millions of trees. Here are some ways you can protect your Ash trees from this pest. What Is the Threat? The Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis, is also known as EAB. This wood-boring beetle is...

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