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Problems With Your Lilacs? It May be a Fungal Disease

Problems With Your Lilacs? It May be a Fungal Disease

In the last few weeks, we have had many reports of issues with lilacs suffering from severe leaf browning. This is caused by the fungal disease Pseudocercospora. While the leaf browning may be unsightly and worrisome, Pseudocercospora is easy to treat when approached...
September Updates

September Updates

While the rain we received at the beginning of the month was a welcome change in weather, we still haven’t received enough to be considered out of drought conditions. Proper watering of trees is going to be extremely important this fall, so read on to learn about how...
Be On the Lookout for Tree Defoliators

Be On the Lookout for Tree Defoliators

FALL WEBWORM, MIMOSA WEBWORM AND WALNUT CATERPILLARS Several tree defoliators are active in late summer, including fall webworms, mimosa webworms, and walnut caterpillars. Homeowners often spot the silken webs created by the first two insects at this time of year. The...
Japanese Beetles Treatments: Apply Now

Japanese Beetles Treatments: Apply Now

With over 300 ornamental and edible plants they like to feed on, Japanese beetles (JB) can quickly become an overwhelming insect in the landscape. Last year, one customer brought in his peach so covered in Japanese beetles that it was hard to identify the fruit as a...
Be On the Lookout for Bagworms

Be On the Lookout for Bagworms

If your landscape has a history of bagworm problems, it’s time to start looking for them. These caterpillars take materials from the plants they live in and construct a tough bag to dwell in as they grow. The insects and their cocoons can be hard for gardeners to spot...