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Types Of Trees In Michigan: Deciduous

Of all the types of trees in Michigan, the ones that dominate our landscape the most are Deciduous trees. These…

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Why Fertilizing Trees In Winter Is Not A Bad Idea

Yep. Fertilizing trees in winter is a thing. It’s often called dormant feeding and it has its advantages.  Many arborists…

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What’s A Good Fall Fertilizer For Trees And Shrubs

Whenever the topic of fertilizer comes up, the first thing that comes to mind is probably your lawn. But your…

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Types of Trees In Michigan: Eastern Hemlock

The Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is one of the types of trees that are native to Michigan. Hemlocks are characterized…

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What Causes Spruce Tree Diseases In Michigan?

Spruce tree diseases in Michigan are becoming all too common. From the newly identified fungus, we discovered last year, to…

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Types of Trees In Michigan: Tulip Tree

The many types of trees in Michigan make living in this part of the country very appealing to most people.…

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What Are Some Naturally Blue Trees?

Although Michigan doesn’t have an official state color, the primary color of the flag is blue. And it’s tough to…

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Types Of Trees In Michigan: Northern Catalpa

Of all the types of trees in Michigan that share unique features, Catalpa trees may take the cake. Catalpa speciosa…

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What Kills Blue Spruce Trees In Michigan?

You’ll see blue spruce trees all over Michigan. Why? Their blue foliage and good growth rate make them favorites to…

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How To Identify The Signs And Symptoms of Tree Stress In Your Yard

Sometimes it’s easy to spot a stressed tree or tree stress. You can tell by looking at it if it…

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Here Are Some Backyard Mosquito Control Systems For Your Home

There’s nothing worse than having your backyard barbecue or pool party marred by mosquitoes. That’s why you should always have…

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Here Are 6 Diseases That May Affect Trees In Summer in Michigan

We all love the warmth that summer brings, but diseases like to use the heat to spread in trees in…

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How To Implement A Natural Mosquito Control Program At Your Home

If you're wondering about natural mosquito control, you know it's almost that time of year again when those biting bugs…

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What Is A Tree Injection Kit?

When it comes to taking care of your trees, you have a couple of options. You could use sprays to…

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Here Are Some Oak Wilt Treatments To Consider

It’s that time of year again. The time of year when oak trees in Michigan are at high risk for…

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Deep-Root Feeding For Trees and Shrubs

If you're like most homeowners, you probably worry about fertilizing your grass at least once a year. However, don't overlook…

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When Should You Apply Tree And Shrub Fertilizer

The dawn of a new growing season is upon us. That means you should begin thinking about using a tree…

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A Complete Tree Care Plan Starts In March

In general, most soils in Michigan can provide an adequate nutrient reserve to meet the needs of most trees and…

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Types Of Trees In Michigan: Sugar Maple

Sugar maples are one of the most common types of trees in Michigan. It’s known under the scientific name Acer…

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What Are Some Common Injuries To Trees In Winter?

It’s not hard to overlook our trees in winter. Once they lose their leaves and the snow starts flying, they…

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Types Of Trees In Michigan: Eastern Cottonwood

One of the great things about living in Michigan is that we have a variety of trees to plant in…

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Which Tree Care Services Do You Really Need?

If you’re considering a professional tree care services company to help you with your yard, there are some things to…

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In Michigan, Winter Tree Protection Can Make A Difference

When the snow starts flying in Michigan, winter tree protection should be something you’re considering. While it’s important to think…

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Don’t Forget About Winter Shrub Protection Before The Snow Flies

Winter shrub protection may not be on your list of things to do before the snow starts flying each year,…

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What’s The Best Fall Fertilizer For Trees?

It’s not just your grass that could use a boost this time of year. You often need to consider a…

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Are Leaves Good For Grass?

 If you’re asking yourself “Are leaves good for grass?” chances are, you don’t feel like raking them. The short answer…

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What Types Of Trees In Michigan Do Beetles Infest?

There are many types of trees in Michigan, but the state is known for its variety of indigenous trees. They…

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What Is Tree Pruning?

An important part of tree care is proper pruning. It will contribute to the healthy growth of your trees, but…

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Watch Out For These Bugs That Kill Trees In Michigan

There is no shortage of bugs that kill trees in Michigan. Wood-boring insects are abundant. And it takes a proper…

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Types Of Trees In Michigan: The Paper Birch

ir The paper birch is a uniquely elegant tree that has a rich and useful history. Long before it became…

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How to Keep Tree Suckers Under Control

Tree suckers are vegetative growths that stem from your tree’s root system. Suckers grow from rootstock and divert nutrients away…

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What is Leaf Spot Fungus?

Leaf spot fungus occurs in warm weather. It typically affects plants, but it also occurs in home lawns and golf…

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Debunking Common Myths Around Summer Tree Care

When it comes to summer tree care, there are some common misconceptions homeowners have. From watering trees to pruning to…

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Scale Insects on Trees: The Impact of an Infestation

Scale insects on trees are not something you want to have to deal with.  They’re waxy insects that pierce trees…

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What Is the Best Way to Control Mosquitoes?

Mosquitoes can make the spring, summer, and fall months absolutely miserable, especially if your home is near a body of…

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Why You Should Invest in a Flea and Tick Yard Treatment

Fleas and ticks can be incredibly harmful to dogs, cats and humans, too. But it’s only part of the reason…

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Are Tree Injection Treatments Better Than Spray Methods?

If you have a diseased tree on your property, you may want to consider a tree injection treatment to help…

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How To Get Rid Of Tree Beetles

If you’re wondering how to get rid of beetles in a tree, the answer is simple. You have to know…

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What Are the Best Trees to Plant in Michigan?

Spring is here — and among warming temperatures and flowers blooming, that means it’s time for tree planting season. Planting…

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What Is Killing Oak Trees in Michigan?

Oak wilt disease is the No. 1 killer of oak trees in Michigan. For several years, this disease has continued…

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Can Trees Be Pruned in the Spring?

When spring arrives, you might notice a tree or bush in your yard is in need of a trim, but…

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How to Care for Apple Trees in Michigan

Apple trees make a great addition to any Michigan lawn for a variety of reasons. While the trees themselves add…

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Why Dormant Oil Sprays Need to Happen Before Spring

Early spring is just around the corner and that means it’s time for Safari Tree to apply the first round…

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Should You Shake Snow Off Trees?

When you peer outside after a heavy snowfall, chances are you’ll see accumulation not just on your lawn but also…

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When Is the Best Time to Prune Trees?

On paper, the late fall and early spring don’t seem to have much in common. But when it comes to…

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Helpful Tips on How to Protect Trees from Heavy Snow

Southeast Michigan homeowners are no stranger to the obstacles that heavy snow can create — from shoveling cars out of…

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Tree Health: The Benefits of a More Proactive Approach

It’s not an uncommon scenario for homeowners to notice signs of poor tree health and then make the decision to…

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How Do Trees Survive Winter?

Below-freezing temperatures. Layers of snow and ice. Blustering winds. In Southeast Michigan, homeowners are accustomed to the harsh conditions of…

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What’s the Best Way to Find Tree Care Services Near Me?

Homeowners tend to look for tree care services too late. It’s often when a tree turns brown, loses its leaves…

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Emerald Ash Borer Treatment: Help Your Trees Bounce Back

It has been about 18 years since an exotic beetle known as the emerald ash borer (EAB) was first discovered…

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Mosquito Control Chemicals: Are They Safe?

Every homeowner dreams of a mosquito-free yard in the summer. While professional solutions may seem viable to keep these pests…

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Your Guide to Oak Wilt & How to Defend Against It

 Strength, beauty, longevity. These are the types of positive attributes often used to describe oak trees. Yet, like other trees,…

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Locust Tree Insects and Diseases

Locust trees are beautiful structures to have in your landscape. The locust tree was naturalized in the Appalachian Mountains, but…

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Oak Tree Diseases and Oak Tree Health Tips

Oak trees are beautiful structures. They are found in numerous locations around the world, including right here in Michigan. There…

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Tree Fungus Treatment and Prevention

Tree owners beware – you may just have some unwanted guests living in your trees! Tree boring insects are bad…

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Maple Tree Diseases and How to Prevent Them

Maple trees are elegant additions to any home. From a single, simple red maple to acres of sugar maples, protect…

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How Does Perimeter Pest Control Work?

Human beings like to think their homes are a safe harbor from Mother Nature, but without help, it’s only a…

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How To Get Rid of Moles in Your Yard

Moles are like the annoying house guest that won’t leave. They can create a mess of your lawn and garden…

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Fall Tree Care

As we begin to transition from the summer season to the fall season, even though we are still dealing with…

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Defender Pest Control Program from Safari Tree

Safari Tree offers a pest control program that includes a tick control service, mosquito control services, and ant control services.…

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Ticks in Michigan 2019 and How to Stay Safe

Tips for Staying Safe as Lyme Disease Carrying Ticks Spread to Eastern Michigan: The beginning of summer marks the beginning…

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What Tree Diseases Cause The Most Concern in Michigan?

Tree care, tree disease, and tree fungus treatment are a few of Safari Tree's specialties. Let's take a look at…

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Advanced Tree Care For The Summer

Summer is one of the hardest seasons on trees.  That's why you need advanced tree care. Extreme heat, combined with…

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What is Black Knot Disease?

Black knot disease is a serious fungal disease that can hurt fruit trees by killing new growth and disfiguring the…

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Common Signs of Tree Disease

Nobody wants to deal with a tree disease. Trees are beautiful to look at, fun to climb and lovely to…

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How Is Tree Fungus Treated?

As a homeowner in South East Michigan, you take great pride in all aspects of your property. This includes trees,…

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Mosquito Fogging and Other Forms of Residential Mosquito Control

Mosquitos spoil outdoor activities, but mosquito fogging can save them. The welts left behind from their bites are often itchy…

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When To Prune Trees and Shrubs

If you're wondering when to prune trees and shrubs, look no further. As a homeowner, you work hard to keep…

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