Spider mites are known to affect a variety of evergreens including Spruce, and arborvitae. You can tell they are taking up residence in your trees when you start to see brown patches appearing out of no where.  If you think the Mites have indeed taken up residency try this tip. Take one of the recently dead branches and shake it over a blank white piece of paper. Examine the paper closely, look for tiny spots moving around. If you find Spider mites here are a couple ways to give them there […] Continue reading →