Weeds have long been a concern for gardeners. We at Hillside Garden Landscaping are regularly challenged to address these concerns for our clients and offer solutions to help control and/or minimize the problem. If your property is bordered by fields there will always be a problem with the seeds blowing into your lawn and gardens. […]
Insect, Disease, and Weed Treatments
We have New York State Certified applicatiors to treat your landscaping insect and disease issues. The most important step is to identify the issue correctly. Our skilled staff will correctly identify your problem and treat your plants at the correct time of the season…with the proper means necessary.
Making the correct diagnosis and preforming the appropriate treatment is vital to the long term health of your landscape. If you have an issue contact us for a solution.
Featured below are some of the most common issues you may encounter in your landscape.
Boxwood Spider Mite – Discolored leaves top and bottom. Stippling on top of leaf, grey and fuzzy beneath. Spraying treatments available.
Spruce Spider Mites – Brown patches, needle thinning – often on back (or shady) sides of plant. Spraying, soil drenches and dormant treatments available.
Pine Scale – White, hard ovals along needles. Black moldy appearance. Spraying available.
Magnolia Scale – White or brown, pea sized scale on trunks and branches of Magnolia. Black or clear, sticky oozing.
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid – Cotton like masses on Helmlock containing insect which sucks tree sap resulting in browing, needle loss and eventual death. Basal bark treatment and spraying available.
Emerald Ash Borer – Attacks all varieties of Ash trees. Arborjet injection available.