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A Very Special Field Course for WannabeEntomoRockstars (July 31-Aug 2)


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Japanese beetles are in flight! What Growers Need to Know — from ONfloriculture

The Japanese beetle season is upon us once again! Adults were spotted this week in Southern Ontario. Shipping outside Ontario or need to meet the requirements of the JB Certification Program? Not sure what’s required? This post contains a treatment … Continue reading

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Dang, It’s Still Dry

Although many parts of southern Ontario received a nice long rainfall this weekend….many of those areas received only 6 or 7 mm and not the 15-20 mm our soils were needing.  Where a thick layer of mulch is used in … Continue reading

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Boxwood Leafminer Adults Starting to Fly

Boxwoods in the landscape not looking so good coming out of the winter?  Are you seeing a lot of yellow leaves? Can you see any yellow-green-brown spots?

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Upcoming IPM Workshops for Landscape, Arboriculture and Garden Centre Professionals!

Looking for a fun, educational workshop to brush up on your plant health knowledge and skills?  Looking to network with other professionals? Have I got the workshop for you! OMAFRA-ISA Course: “IPM for Woody Plants” Click below for registration page:

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Aphids Among Us

  Populations of Aphids are starting to really take off this spring on greenhouse and outdoor ornamentals.  They are loving the softer tissue from this cool spring.  Usually aphids are not life threatening to woody plants, but they can stunt growth and … Continue reading

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Nursery Growers Short Course coming up on February 7, 2018

(Click HERE to listen to an AUDIO version of this post)  Woohoo…. its almost here !  It’s the MOST anticipated EDUCATIONAL and NETWORKING event of the year!

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