Black oak (Quercus velutinalisten)) is a medium to large deciduous oak tree commonly found in the eastern half of the United States. A black oak can be identified by its bark and leaves. The bark is usually dark blackish or brownish gray and the leaves are green with lobes endowedRead More →

Willow oak (Quercus phelloslisten)) is a common deciduous oak. A member of the red oak family, this tree has a dense, usually rounded crown and simple, linear leaves. Willow oaks are typically found in parts of the southeastern United States, north such as New Jersey and Pennsylvania and west suchRead More →

By Neil Sperry | Special to the Democratic Herald Dear Neil: I have a problem with one type of bug that eats my red oak. (Please see attached photos.) What type of insecticide would control them? It is not an insect. I don’t know why the tree would have beenRead More →

Breadcrumb Links Entertainment Local News Local entertainment Author of the article: Mark and Ben Cullen Release date : November 15, 2020 • November 26, 2020 • 3 minutes to read • Join the conversation This oak tree is an Olympian, a living history book, a clean air machine, and itRead More →

The time of year has come when many of us might hear a snap! on the roof, followed by an increasingly silent bump bump bump bump. Yes, the annual oak attack has started, signaled by the sound of acorns storming the roof. We all know tiny acorns grow mighty oakRead More →