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The Value of Professional Plant Health Care Programs

Comprehensive plant health care programs will keep your property’s trees and shrubs healthy year round, and ensure your landscape is adding optimal value to your property.

Plant health care programs comprise of multiple visits and treatments aimed at improving and plant health care programmaintaining the health and appeal of a landscape. Effective plant health care programs utilize proactive treatments to control and prevent insects, diseases, and other unwanted items in the landscape. Having a trained professional on your property multiple times in a growing season for inspections will also mitigate any other health and safety risks in the landscape.

Plant Health Care Overview

A comprehensive plant health care program will provide your trees and shrubs with the protection it needs from unwanted insects and diseases, while also providing valuable fertilizers to ensure your landscape gets the nutrients it needs. A professional plant health care vendor will offer a complete program that inspects and treats for:

  • Winter Moth
  • Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
  • Aphids
  • Lacebugs
  • Scale
  • Cankerworm
  • Anthracnose
  • Tip Blight
  • Needle Blight
  • Apple Scab
  • Powdery Mildew
  • Leaf Spot

In addition to pest management and fertilization, winter protection and wilt proofing can be included to provide complete year round protection.

Delivering Value in Plant Health Care

In order to get the most value out of your Plant Health Care programs, you must work with a professional firm - with certified and trained technicians - who are licensed to handle pesticides. Choosing to work with a firm that is not certified is a risk you do not want to take, regardless of the price of their programs or treatments.

Also, ensure your vendor offers flexible programs, with great communication. Not only will it be helpful to know what has been treated after a visit, but it is also important to receive notification before treatments. This will ensure that your treatments do not interfere with any outdoor activity you have planned.

Keeping the trees and shrubs on your property in tip-top shape will help ensure you draw the maximum value out of your landscape. Investing in a plant health care program will also help you avoid severe pest damage that may require removal, which usually requires a much greater investment. Click below for a free plant health care consultation.


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Always choose a vendor with trained, licensed professionals.



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