In this Cheektowaga Bee story, Andrew Cunniff of Davey's Buffalo, New York, office talks about why trees may leaf out a bit later than usual this year. When it begins to warm up, Cunniff shares how to examine your tree's health (including monitoring for signs of emerald ash borer). Finally, he shares tips on how to improve your tree's health this season.
Cheektowaga residents may have to wait a bit longer than usual to see the telltale signs of spring blooming from the ground and budding from the trees.
According to Andrew Cunniff, a certified arborist, the onset of greenery can vary from year to year and from tree to tree but typically takes place between late April and early May in Western New York.