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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Top Dressing/sanding - of warm season turf more...
Tree and Shrub Watering - more...
Tree Leaf Galls - Galls on the leaves of our trees are very common.  Though they appear severe no permanent damage is done to the leaf. more...
Tree Problems: Yellow leaves in summer? -   If you begin to see yellow leaves and leaf drop on your trees in the summer it has to do with lack of water. more...
Tree problems: Leafspots, burned leaves? - When we have rainy, cool springs we see an abundance of leafspot on many of our trees, especially, oaks, maples and beeches.  These leafspots many times coalesce into large areas that appear burned, shriveled, blackened or distorted. more...
Turf Disease: Why Do I Have It? - Though it can simply be due to the weather pattern we are experiencing, improper cultrual practices will always result in disease development. more...