How to Mulch for Healthy Trees

Correct Mulch Placement

Mulch is healthy for trees when used correctly.  Mulch helps to simulate a forest environment.  In a forest environment trees receive natural organic fertilizer from the decomposing dead trees and leaves on the forest floor.  When trees are surrounded by grass they are in an alien environment and the grass roots compete with tree roots for the Read More...


Emerald Ash Borer Contributing to Power Outages in Ohio

EAB Factor in Ohio Power Outage

The Dayton Daily News reported on Thursday, Dead and dying trees — especially ash trees 
destroyed by the emerald ash borer — contributed heavily to storm-related power outages that affected more than a million Ohioans, Dayton Power & Light said Thursday. DP&L said more ash trees could fall. Some dying trees outside the utility’s Read More...


3 Great Videos on Identifying Ash Trees and the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle

The Emerald Ash Borer Beetle is quickly destroying the Ottawa's population of ash trees.  Peter Hume produced these three short videos to raise awareness and educate residents on containing and treating for the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. Take a look... How to Identify an Ash Tree How to Identify the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle How to Identify Read More...


To Combat the Emerald Ash Borer Greenhills Replaces 160 Ash Trees

Greenhills Removing 160 Ash Trees due to Emerald Ash Borer

As reported in Cincinnati.com, Greenhills, Ohio officials are attacking the Emerald Ash Borer by replacing 160 ash trees with trees of other tree species. Gregory Forrest Lester has been hired to remove and dispose of the ash trees in Greenhills in a manner that will prevent the spread of the infestation by the Emerald Ash Borer. To read the full Read More...