• An iced-over tree? ‘Leave it alone’

    It\’s a common sight in the area today: Trees and shrubs encased in ice, with branches bending from the weight. You may think you\’re doing the plants a favor by breaking the ice off, but an expert says, \”leave it alone.\”

  • Arborists: Emerging cicadas may damage small trees

    Cicadas are mostly harmless, but arborists warn that small trees and shrubs could be damaged as female cicadas lay their eggs.