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Confirmed Cases of Zika Virus Found in CT

The Zika virus continues to dominate headlines across the globe. In recent weeks, the CDC has identified cases in 24 different countries, and most recently cases have been reported here in Connecticut. While we are still learning about all the possible effects of a Zika infection, it is a devastating diagnosis for expectant mothers. They […]

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Connecticut Sees a Rise in Tick Population

As the spring and summer are right around the corner, scientists are saying more ticks in Connecticut are testing positive for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. Connecticut’s Agricultural Experiment Station has been testing ticks for Lyme Disease since 1990. Over the last 25 years the state has gathered a lot of information about deer […]

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Protect Your Trees: Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer (agrilus planipennis fairmaire) is an invasive insect native to Asia. The Emerald Ash Borers (EAB) attacks all species of ash trees, and EAB has already been linked to the deaths of tens of millions of ash trees in the Eastern and Midwestern US. EAB begins with adult beetles laying eggs on […]

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Preparing Your Fruit Trees for Spring

Spring is coming, even if it doesn’t feel like it with the extremely low temperatures we’ve been having. Now is the perfect time to prepare your fruit trees for the warmer temperatures and a productive growing season. Testing Your Soil One of the first steps we take at Evergreen Arborists is to test your soil […]

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Top 10 Myths on Tree Care

How deep must fertilizer be applied to reach the roots of your trees? Is Spring the best time for pruning? Which species of trees should be topped to keep them from falling on your house? If you’re a new or even a long-time homeowner, you may have many questions about the trees on your property […]

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