There are hundreds of insects and diseases that affect our woody plants and trees.  We can help you to identify what is going on.  We charge $125 for this service.  Additional charges may apply.


1. Identify the plant.

2. Identify the problem(s).

a. LOOK – Define the problem by describing the signs and symptoms.
b. READ – Refer to reference materials describing similar signs and symptoms.
c. COMPARE – Determine probable cause(s) through comparison and elimination.

3. Evaluate if management efforts are warranted.

a. What type of damage/stress does this disorder/pest cause?
b. Under what situations would management efforts be warranted?
c. Are management efforts warranted for this situation?

4. Evaluate management options effective for this disorder/pest and when they are applied.