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Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs

Fall is one of the best times to fertilize trees and shrubs. Fertilizing trees has several benefits: more rapid growth, faster recovery from pruning, fewer problems with injuries and pests, and better fall foliage color. There are several different methods…

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Mealybugs

Mealybugs

This insect is a major pest on greenhouse plants and houseplants but will occasionally affect plants in the landscape too. These insects are white and often fuzzy or dusty looking. They are usually found on the undersides of leaves or…

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Borers

Borers can refer to a number of insects with a larva that feeds inside the bark of our trees and large shrubs. Borers are most often beetles but can also be clear-winged moths as in the case of the lilac-ash…

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Crabapple Sargent

Trees for Small Spaces

Small spaces in the landscape create an extra challenge for gardeners and landscapers who want to plant a tree. Whether you're looking at a small front yard tree or a tiny ornamental by a front door, planting the correct tree…

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Fall Webworm

Fall Webworm

Fall webworms are caterpillars that form colonies inside of spiderweb-like sacks. These sacks can be feet across and are generally found on the ends of branches. The caterpillars appear on trees in the fall and defoliate the branches inside of…

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Tulip

Bulbs – how to plant

Spring bulbs are some of the first and brightest plants to bloom after winter.  Adding this fresh touch to the landscape is a fairly simple investment and can last years depending on the species of bulb.  Daffodils, tulips, crocus, and…

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Dandelions

Dandelions

No lawn weed is more recognized than the Dandelion. They are relatively easy to control as long as they are treated at the right time. You will get the best control by spraying in October or November. The next best…

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Oak Itch Mite

The oak itch mite is a pest to humans, not plants. A nearly microscopic mite, oak itch mites fall from pin oak trees starting in July through leaf drop in the fall. Raking oak leaves in autumn can also expose…

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Attracting Birds

Birds are often a welcome addition to the yard with their pleasant songs, bright colors, and interesting antics. Making your yard a welcoming place for them only takes a few simple steps. Putting out bird feeders is often the first…

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