Author Archives: Jen Llewellyn

About Jen Llewellyn

OMAFRA Nursery and Landscape Specialist @jen.llewellyn

The Friday Report – July 26, 2019

Are you noticing webbed masses of yellow-brown, fuzzy larvae with dark heads feeding on leaves of deciduous trees and shrubs this summer?  Advertisements

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Seeing Dieback on Maples?

Several Landscape Professionals are reporting significant canopy dieback in maple trees this year.

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Injectable Solutions for Landscape Trees

Emerald ash borer adults are laying eggs. Injectable insecticides are available to help keep trees healthy.

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Still Lots Of Opportunities For IPM

One of the most filthiest scale insect pests known to horticulturalists, the Euonymus scale (Unaspis euonymi) is a tiny little armored scale that covets evergreen Euonymus fortunei in the garden or landscape.  Adult females have a dark cover that is wider at the posterior end, sea-shell in appearance with white margins. The smaller males have […]

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Japanese Beetles Are Here!

                 Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica) adults are starting to take flight in southern Ontario!

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Japanese beetles are in flight! -What Growers Need to Know

Japanese beetle season is upon us once again!

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Anthracnose and Other Blights Out There

The cool, wet spring has created perfect conditions for leaf and stem diseases on woody ornamentals this year.  American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) and London Planetree (Platanus x acerifolia) are showing distinctive bud and shoot failure and leaf blights due to … Continue reading

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