Category Tree Health & Care

Trees Love Rich Compost

Man with handful of compost.

By Beau Propes, Composting Expert, Owner of A great way to help trees, especially when they are stressed, is by adding organic matter to the soil. This can be done by spreading organic compost, or top dressing with compost…

How to Control Sooty Mold on Crape Myrtles

Crapemyrtle with Black Scale

What Causes the Sooty Mold to Develop? The sooty mold on your crape myrtles is caused by a sap-feeding insect, known as Crape Myrtle Bark Scale (CMBS). The insect’s excrement, known as honeydew, is sugary. Eventually, the sugary honeydew becomes moldy,…