Dwarf Golden Arborvitae Have Small White Closed Flower Like Things

Question From: K. Spak - NEW YORK
Q: My dwarf golden arborvitaes have these small white flower thing all over them. What are they and how do I get rid of them. They look like a flower but all closed up.

A: Take a photo of the shrub and samples of the "flowers" to all independent garden center or nursery for an accurate ID and possible control if needed. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy