Tree and Shrub Program

In New England, trees and shrubs can be effected by many different variables. Our quick climate changes and different species of pests are the many things that can affect your properties ornamentals valued appearance. Throughout a season we are faced with many of these factors such as Japanese Beetles, Tent Caterpillars, Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Anthraconse, Salt damage, Apple scab, Powdery Mildews, Deer damage and Leaf spot. Many of the common issues we see from season to season can be easily treated and rejuvenated back to a health and vigor. Other times a more comprehensive evaluation and plan needs to be in place. Mainely Grass takes the time during each application to evaluate the current situation on your property.



We recommend a Six-Step Basic Program. Each program will be set up to meet the needs of your landscape and your budget.

* At this time. Mainely Grass does not service the Massachusetts area for Tree & Shrub services. *

  • Step 1 Spring Dormant Oil will help control over wintering insects, mites and their eggs.
  • Step 2 Spring Fertilization is a balanced feeding to improve plant color and flowering throughout the growing season and makes them healthier Tree to fend off stress.
  • Step 3 Spring Insect and Disease Control will help to protect new foliage and growth from pest problems such as apple scab, powdery mildew, caterpillars, aphids, etc.
  • Step 4 Summer Insect and Disease Control will help to prevent damage caused by mid season pests like the Japanese beetles.
  • Step 5 Late Summer Insect and Mite Control for remaining, late season, damaging pests like the fall web worm, spider mites, and lace bugs.
  • Step 6 Fall Fertilization will stimulate root growth, spring coloring and general plant health.

Landscape Beneficial Services: Tree Injection: Root treatments for Hemlock Woolly Adelgia, and Birch Tree Bore Fall Pruning: Natural contour pruning for your ornamental trees and shrubs in November and December Deer Feeding Protection: Will help to prevent plant damage caused by deer feeding during winter

Did you know?
Mulching around a tree can cause a disease called Root Rot. This is when too much mulch (over two inches) is placed around a tree or shrub and remains wet for long periods of time. The leaves on the tree can appear drought stressed and die quickly when warmer weather begins.

For more information on possible tree and shrub diseases please visit:

Tree and Shrub Program