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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Pecan or hickory leaves getting attacked? - This is most likely phylloxera gall. more...
pH - do you need lime? more...
Plant Die Back - Occasionally one of your landscape plants will suddenly die.  The suspected culprits are many! more...
Poa annua - also called annual blue grass more...
Potassium - Also known as potash. more...
Problems Related To Poor Cultural Practices - Mowing your warm season turf short is acceptable as long as certain guidelines are followed. more...
Proper Shrub And Tree Nutrition Is Essential For Healthy Plants - Without a proper and timely nutrition program plants become weak and more susceptible to agents of decline. more...
Proper Shrub and Tree Watering - more...
Pruning - Pruning can really be an art form.. more...
Pruning and mulching - correct timing more...
Pythium in fescue - Pythium is a fungus which can cause "melting out" in turf, especially seedling fescue stands. more...