Pesky Pests Running Among Us

GypsyMothLarvaHideAfternoonYellowHeadJune19_17_01 Gypsy moth larvae are donning their yellow heads…..which means they are no longer susceptible to the biocontrol Bacillus thuringiensis (B.t./Dipel/Foray).  Success naturalyte insecticide can be used to Continue reading

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Crab-apples looking…..rough?

Fireblight1   Yes the exceptionally cold, wet, cloudy spring has been particularly supportive of fungal and bacterial diseases during leaf emergence this year.  And our ornamental crab-apples are paying the price with thinning canopies and dieback.

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Injectable Solutions for Landscape Trees

EAB adults casting shadows on leaves (Markham)Image result for robinia pseudoacacia tree

The black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) are in full bloom as this is the phenology indicator species for the emergence of emerald ash borer adults. Continue reading

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Blasted Blight on our Beautiful Maples

maple anthracnose      Seeing dark spots and blighted tissue on our native maple leaves?

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Professional IPM Field Tour for Trees in SW Ontario (Strathroy, June 20)

DSC_0123JenMonitorMitesFagSylWinterArboriculture & Landscape Pro’s:  this workshop is for  you:     Continue reading

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Does It Seem Like All We Do Is Work?

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Android BugFinder Now Available!

Screenshot_20170607-162704 Oh yes, Oh yes it’s finally here! The Android version of BugFinder and let me tell you….. it rocks! Continue reading

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