Plant Pest & Disease Management in Roswell, GA

Pests infesting plants

Why Pest Management Matters

To keep your plants bright and beautiful, they require more than just routine care. They demand a vigilant eye for the hidden adversaries that lurk among the foliage. Pests and diseases, if left unchecked, can transform your perfect paradise into a haven for harmful diseases.

At Caldwell Tree Care, we offer plant pest and disease management across the Atlanta metro area. Through a combination of sophisticated diagnostic techniques and eco-friendly intervention strategies, we create a shield for susceptible plants against the ravages of insects and infections.

To learn more about plant diseases or to schedule an appointment, contact us today!

Common Plant Diseases and Insect Pests

Here's a concise breakdown of common plant pests and diseases that can impact your green spaces, each with its unique challenges:

Aphids infesting trees and shrubs


Tiny but destructive, these pests sap the life out of plants by feasting on their sap, leading to weakened and distorted growth.

Infestation of spider mites on plants

Spider Mites

These minuscule arachnids cause damage by puncturing plant cells to feed. Their presence is often marked by yellowing leaves and fine webbing.
Powdery mildew affecting plants

Powdery Mildew

A fungal disease that coats leaves, stems, and flowers with a white, powdery residue, hindering photosynthesis and plant growth.
Black spot disease on leaves

Black Spot

This fungal infection leaves dark, sooty blotches on leaves, often leading to premature leaf drop and weakened plants.

Japanese beetles damaging plants

Japanese Beetles

These voracious feeders attack in groups, skeletonizing the leaves of a wide range of plants.
Root rot affecting plant health

Root Rot

Overwatering or poor drainage can lead to this condition, where roots become mushy and discolored. It deprives the plant of its ability to absorb nutrients and water.

Verticillium Wilt disease on plants

Verticillium Wilt

A soil-borne fungal disease that clogs the water-transporting vessels of plants, which causes wilting and sometimes death of the plant.
Scale insects infesting trees

Scale Insects

Hard to spot, these pests attach themselves to the stems and leaves, sucking sap and weakening the plant.
Infestation of white flies on plants


These pests resemble tiny white moths and swarm when disturbed. They feed on plant sap, leading to yellowing leaves and stunted growth.
Rust spores affecting plant health


Identified by its rust-colored spores on the undersides of leaves, this fungus weakens plants by interrupting their photosynthesis process.

Caldwell Tree Care is armed with arboricultural knowledge and crafts targeted strategies to protect and preserve the health of your plants so your garden remains a vibrant sanctuary.

Development of plant diseases

Plant Disease Development

Plant disease development often begins when a pathogen, such as a fungus, bacteria, or virus, finds a suitable host plant under conducive environmental conditions. These conditions can include factors like humidity, temperature, and the presence of susceptible plants, creating a perfect storm for disease proliferation.

Once the pathogen successfully invades the plant tissue, it starts to multiply and disrupt the plant's normal functions. This can lead to a range of symptoms, from discolored leaves and stunted growth to the eventual death of the plant if left unchecked.

The disease cycle is facilitated by the spread of spores or pathogens through air, water, or vectors, emphasizing the need for early detection and plant disease control to protect plant communities from widespread damage. Knowing this cycle helps you understand the best conditions for your plants, which aids in controlling pests.

Pest control for trees and shrubs

Integrated Pest Management Services

Our approach to pest control is second to none. We employ integrated pest management (IPM) strategies, focusing on the most environmentally friendly and sustainable methods. This includes biological control, using natural predators to keep pest populations in check, and precise pest identification to ensure that only targeted interventions are applied. Managing pests is a delicate balance, and the professionals at Caldwell Tree Care are experts at navigating these complexities.

Assessment of plant diseases

Disease Diagnosis & Treatment

When it comes to plant disease control, accurate diagnosis is of utmost importance. Diseases can manifest in various ways, affecting everything from the roots to the tips of the leaves. We are proficient in identifying infected plants and implementing effective treatment plans. Whether it's combating fungal pathogens or addressing nutrient deficiencies, our disease management protocols restore and protect your plants' health.

Preventing plant diseases

Preventative Care & Maintenance

Prevention is always better than cure. Part of our plant disease management services is helping stop the spread of disease and insect development in their tracks. We help strengthen your plants against potential threats, making them less susceptible to pests and diseases. Regular monitoring, proper fertilization, and strategic pruning are just a few ways we protect your garden against future outbreaks.

Why Choose Caldwell Tree Care?

Expertise in tree care services


Plant disease control requires extensive education and training. Caldwell Tree Care is staffed with certified arborists who have a passion for plant health. We make sure our crew stays up to date on the latest pest management and insect development news and techniques to provide the best care for your plants.

Forest sustainability and management

Sustainability Commitment

Combating the spread of plant disease doesn't have to mean using harmful pesticides that aren't healthy for the environment. Our commitment to sustainability is at the heart of everything we do!

Client training session on tree care

Client Education & Support

Caldwell Tree Care is rooted in giving clients the resources they need to make informed decisions about the health of their plants. Our certified arborists and plant health care specialists will answer any questions you have and help you understand the unique needs of your plants and how to properly care for them.

Who Can Benefit from Our Services?

Caldwell Tree Care is ready to partner with you and ensure that your green spaces not only survive but thrive!

Residential HomeownersIndividuals looking to elevate the aesthetic and health of their property, ensuring it remains a vibrant sanctuary for relaxation and enjoyment.
MunicipalitiesLocal governments aiming to enhance public spaces, parks, and communal gardens, contributing to the community's overall well-being and environmental health.
Golf CoursesWe help management teams who seek to maintain pristine playing surfaces and beautiful surroundings.
Business OwnersEntrepreneurs desiring to present a welcoming and attractive front to clients and employees alike through well-maintained and healthy green spaces around their premises.
Educational InstitutionsSchools and universities looking to create inspiring and healthy outdoor environments for students and staff, fostering learning and leisure.
Real Estate DevelopersProfessionals aiming to increase the appeal and value of their properties through beautiful shrubbery and canopies, making their developments stand out in the competitive market.
Hospitality SectorOur team helps hotels, resorts, and restaurants who wish to maintain an exceptional outdoor experience for their guests with lush, well-cared-for gardens and trees.

Plant Pest Problem?
Call Caldwell Tree Care Today

Plant diseases and pests can grow and multiply quickly, causing damage and even killing off your beloved trees and plants. As such, integrated pest management and disease control is vital for safeguarding your lush canopies.

We employ environmentally friendly practices to eradicate harmful pathogens, insects, and other pests without compromising your plants, trees, and the surrounding ecosystem.

Contact us today for a complimentary estimate! We'll assess the issue and create a customized plan to ensure your green spaces remain healthy and beautiful.