Tips from Toby – Emerald Ash Borer Decision Time!
According to Urban Forester Mike Dougherty, it’s decision time for Ash tree owners. The Emerald Ash Borer looks like it’s here to stay. Dougherty says a significant portion of our Ash trees will die out from Emerald Ash Borer in the next 10 to 15 years. You need to be making a decision now if you want to live with having to treat for the life of the tree or whether it’s better to plant an alternative that will grow and thrive without all these worries in those same 15 years. In this tip Toby shows you treatment options, considerations of cost, replacement considerations and how not to get taken advantage of!
Ash Borer Warnings
There has been a sighting of the infamous Emerald Ash Borer in Johnson County, Kansas as well as a few other city's around the metro. This is causing all kinds of media coverage and panic, not to mention a whole bunch of parasites coming out of the woodwork and telling you to spend up to $350 per year treating your ash tree! What should you really be doing if you have an ash tree? Should you treat? Should you be worried? We have the answers in this week's video tip.