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Protect your trees from borers, water!

This summer’s high temperatures and drought have been tough on trees.  As a result, many of us will experience increased problems with tree-infesting insects like borers and possibly scales.  While insects don’t always need a devastating drought as an excuse for attacking a tree, stresses like drought increase the risk of subsequent pest damage. For this reason, this recent video from the Texas Forest Service is especially timely, and a good reminder to take care of your trees before you notice an insect problem. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciEjYvwwQZs[/youtube] Before you water… Read More →