Daniel Morse wrote:Hi guys. Just wanted to suggest that everyone get some chickens. Hi, the earthquake on the 2nd was epicentered behind my house. Going to be a lovely summer I think. Anyone get frost yesterday?
Michael Newby wrote:If the holes are all evenly spaced and in horizontal lines like you mentioned you've just described classic sap-sucker type bird damage - the birds peck a little hole into the bark in order to "tap" the tree and get at that delicious sap. Once the tree reacts and stops the wound from weeping the bird moves over a step and starts another hole. If there's enough of the holes an entire patch of bark will die, or even worse, if they ring the tree usually everything above the ring is a goner.