Home Is Where Your Trees Are


Pests And Parasites


Pests And Parasites. Part 1

Within the wonderful world of trees lies another world - that of the organisms which harbor in trees as pests and parasites. Of these there is no end in numbers or variety. New home...

Pests And Parasites. Part 2

Mistletoes abound from lower New Jersey to Key West, all across the South, and up the west coast into Oregon. In much of this range they are accompanied by an even more picturesque growth called...

Pests And Parasites - Fungi

Fungi, the chief vegetable parasites, have symptoms, life cycles, and remedies quite different from the insect pests. They become active about the same time in spring, for the most part...

Pests And Parasites - Insects

Insects occur among trees as naturally as leaves and, in Nature's code, just as rightfully. By no means all of them are harmful. Some insects are positively benign and should be recognized...

Pests And Parasites - Rigs

Successful chemical warfare in trees consists in getting there at the right time with the right material. For not to exceed $25 the home owner can acquire hardware that will deter any invasion up...

Pests And Parasites - Spraying

The above account of tree parasites is necessarily oversimplified. Readers are again referred to the definitive literature listed on a later page. Besides describing symptoms and their causes...

Pests And Parasites - Symptoms And Treatments

Several tree ailments have so far been generalized about, by way of examples. Now described and prescribed for specifically will be a baker's dozen of afflictions commonly encountered...