Evergreens looking bad the last couple of weeks

Asked October 17, 2016, 4:23 PM EDT

I notices the evergreen trees in my backyard have started to look bad. This just started in the past couple of weeks. Here are some pictures

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1 Response

Two of your photos show a fir (spruce?); one shows a cedar (arborvita?). I think the cedar photo shows seasonal needle drop, a normal phenomenon:

But the fir/spruce could have a needle blight of some kind. I can't diagnose it on the basis of photos. I suggest you have a certified arborist look at it: