Diagnosing And Treating Root Rot And Avocado Black Streak In Fruit-Producing Avocado Trees

The avocado is a delicate and sensitive tree. Even when growing in its natural environment--South Central Mexico and several other tropical locations in South America--an intense flood, cold snap, or drought can damage its delicate leaves, as can poor soil quality. This delicate nature causes many homeowners to shy away from growing them, even though they can be grown successfully in certain areas of the southern United States. If you've been struggling to grow your own avocado tree, help is on the way. Read More 

Carpenter Ants And Old Tree Stumps: What Should You Know About Them?

If you find numerous large, red-black or black carpenter ants on the inside or outside of your home, you may wonder where they come from and how can you get rid of them. Carpenter ants tend to live in places associated with decaying, wet wood, such as old tree stumps. The pests use the stumps as homes for their colonies but can also travel great distances to reach other structures and food sources. Read More