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The Oasis Lawn & Tree Care Blog

9 Pine Tree Problems and How to Fix Them at Your Cincinnati Home

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jun 25, 2018 4:53:39 PM

Pine trees can be a wonderful addition to your Cincinnati property. They can offer year-round greenery and privacy as well as beautiful aesthetics. A lot of people often refer to all evergreens as “pines,” however, they are only one type of evergreen plants.

Whether you already have pine trees, or you are considering them, you want to be confident that you will not run into common pine tree problems, as it can negatively impact your overall landscape. For instance, if you are using pine trees to create privacy screening, and one fails, then you’ve suddenly got a hole in your privacy screen.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

3 Tips for Hiring a Tree Spraying Service to Protect Your Landscape

Posted by Rob Reindl on May 30, 2018 12:05:46 PM

Are you worried that your trees and shrubs might have a problem? As a valuable part of your landscape, the last thing that you want is to see their health decline. A sickly shrub might start to yellow, have unsightly spots, or even fail to reach its growth potential. Or worse, it could die, leaving an empty spot in your mature landscape.

Although you may know a little bit about the plants on your property, we understand that most homeowners don’t have extensive knowledge of plant health care.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

What is Eating My Tree Leaves? 6 Summer Landscape Party Crashers

Posted by Rob Reindl on Aug 8, 2017 3:38:09 PM

Trees are a large, important and valuable component of your landscape, and a big part of your enjoyment of your yard, especially in the summer.  However, it’s not uncommon for trees to start showing signs of stress in the summer—not just from the weather but also because pest populations have built up from the spring and started wreaking havoc.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

8 Facts You Should Know About Japanese Beetle Control, Traps, Grubs, and Their Life Cycle

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jul 17, 2017 8:23:55 AM

Imagine walking out of your house one day to find that your carefully-tended prize rose bush has been destroyed.  Or maybe you notice that every time you pass your favorite birch tree, its leaves look more and more chewed-up.  If so, you probably have also spotted the shiny, metallic hard-shelled culprit among the crisp green leaves:  the Japanese Beetle.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

Do I Really Need Tree Care in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH and Northern Kentucky?

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jun 29, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Trees and shrubs are a valuable part of your property, both in a financial sense and through emotional attachment, but they are often overlooked in regard to their care and maintenance.  That may be due to the fact that some homeowners mistakenly believe trees and shrubs do not require extra attention.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

11 Signs That Your Tree Has Disease, Insects, Mites or is Just Downright Unhealthy

Posted by Rob Reindl on May 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Unbeknownst to you, tree and shrub damage may be taking place right under your nose from common culprits like disease, insects, and mites. Oftentimes, these problems can become widespread before you even notice them. That’s because there is a huge variety of shrub and tree insects and diseases that can wreak havoc - and many of them are not very easy to identify. In many cases, the damage has been going on for years until it becomes so severe that it’s obvious.

You probably don’t know how to tell if your tree has a disease or if insects or mites are causing problems, but there are some common signs you can look for which might help you spot a problem early.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

The Benefits of Spring Tree Fertilization for Evergreens

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM

It is a common myth that trees are entirely self-sustaining. While that might be more true of trees in the forest (where nutrients are readily available and soil is entirely different), when it comes to trees in urban and suburban environments, they need a lot of extra help in order to truly thrive.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

Winter Tree and Shrub Insects and Mites, Undercover Killers of Your Landscape

Posted by Rob Reindl on Dec 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

While winter is not the time of year that most of us think about our landscape maintenance, there may be some undercover action taking place that could be potentially destructive to your trees and shrubs.

Unbeknownst to you, winter shrub insects are hiding in tiny cracks and crevasses on your plants, just waiting to strike when the time is right. You may not notice anything now, but by spring and summer, these pests will multiply and wreak damage on your landscape.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

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