What’s Wrong With My Tree? Japanese Beetles

Japanese Beetle Is An Invasive Species In The United States Introduced to the United States in the early 1900s, the Japanese beetle most likely came here in the soil of ornamental plants from Japan. These beautiful scarabs are a brilliant metallic green with copper-brown wings and approximately 1/3 to half-inch [...]

Invasive Species To Keep An Eye Out For In Missouri

Invasive species in Missouri pose a threat to the native environment through the crowding out of native species and habitat destruction. A species is considered invasive when it comes from other watersheds, regions, or continents and in their new environment have no natural controls. These invasives can be in the [...]

Invasive Species Alert: Tree Of Heaven

Invasive species are a problem in the Midwest and United States, from emerald ash borer to Bradford pears. Invasive species crowed out beneficial native plants, harming local ecosystems. Up Next: Native Landscaping: Trees & Plants To Attract Birds In Missouri One of these invasive species to be on the lookout [...]

Removing Unwanted Tree Saplings From Your Yard

It’s no secret that we love trees here at Hansen’s Tree Service. Trees provide multitudes of benefits to ourselves, our homes, and the planet: Reduced energy costs Less stress Cleaner air Up Next: Tree Care 101: Preventative & Curative Treatments But sometimes, there are times when we don’t want a [...]

What Is Wrong With My Ash Tree? Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer Is An Invasive Pest The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive species of beetle that hitched a ride to the United States in 2002 and began its invasive march near Detroit Michigan. EAB has become the single most destructive invasive pest in history killing millions of [...]