In this Hamilton Spectator article, Chris Deathe from Davey's Hamilton, ON, office talks about two pests harming boxwood shrubs. 

Posted: May 22, 2024

Boxwood shrubs are a popular landscaping choice in Hamilton. They’re easy to grow and their thick green foliage provides year-round backyard privacy.

But homeowners thinking about planting these shrubs on their properties should think again, according to Chris Deathe, an arborist with The Davey Tree Expert Company.

Deathe said boxwoods are being attacked by two problem pests — the box tree moth and boxwood leafminer — leading to headaches for homeowners.

To continue to learn more, read the rest of the article here.

For more information, contact the Hamilton, ON, Davey office. 

The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental and utility infrastructure consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. Established in 1880 and headquartered in Kent, Ohio, Davey has over 12,000 employees and is the ninth largest employee-owned company in the U.S. This year, Davey celebrates 45 years of employee ownership – Join us and apply today! 

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