Common plant problems in the Atlanta area
PESTS, PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS
Atlanta’s growing season provides plants with almost year around growth. Because of this long growing season pest populations can build to thresholds where plant damage can occur. The natural and man-manipulated environment in Atlanta can also cause stress and eventual decline in our landscapes and forests. The following is a list of some of the more common pests, cultural problems and environmental problems we may encounter year to year.

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Girdling roots - Girdling roots can kill a tree or shrub over time. more...
Girdling Twine or Straps - girdling twine or straps left on newly planted trees or shrubs can kill them within three years. more...
Goose, Deer and Rabbit Management - All these critters can be a nuisance more...
Gray Water - Trying to figure out what exactly is "gray water" and can it be used to water your plants?  Here is an excellent website. more...
Green up slow on some turf, especially Zoysias - There are multiple factors that can cause turf to be slow to completely green in the spring. more...
Ground Bees , Earthworms and Cicada Killers ..Oh My! - We have several critters that make mounds of dirt in your turf. more...
Gypsum - Commonly believed to increase soil drainage, structure, and pH and decrease compaction it must be understood that this only happens in some soils. more...