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The Friday Report – July 17/15

Environment Canada is calling for ridiculously hot and humid weather this weekend and well into next week.  The UV index is very high so please take care out there are wear sunscreen, a hat and drink lots of fluids.

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Sudden Dieback on Twigs?

Horticulturalists are reporting sudden leaf and twig dieback on several different species of deciduous trees across southern Ontairo.

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August 22 Nursery-Landscape Report

Environment Canada is calling for a warm, sunny weekend!  There is still a chance of rain today and tonight but tomorrow is expected to be mainly sunny with high’s in the mid-20’s. Magnolia Scale  crawlers are out! Crawlers are dark … Continue reading

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August 1 Nursery-Landscape Report

Environment Canada is calling for warmer and more humid weather this weekend.  UV index is still quite high so please take care out there are wear sunscreen, a hat and drink lots of fluids to help cool down your core … Continue reading

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July 21 Nursery-Landscape Report

Environment Canada is calling for ridiculously hot and humid weather until Wednesday where cooler temperatures and showers will return.  UV index is very high so please take care out there are wear sunscreen, a hat and drink lots of fluids. … Continue reading

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June 7, 2014 IPM in the Nursery & Landscape

Environment Canada is calling for a gorgeous weekend, right through until early next week!!!   Do you have a Harlequin Norway maple (Acer platanoides ‘Drummondii’ )?  Did you notice how sometimes the twigs will revert back to solid green?  Keep … Continue reading

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Lots going on in IPM this week May 30/14

Environment Canada is forecasting a lovely, warm weekend.  Rain may return on Monday so keep that in mind if you are still managing diseases during leaf emergence. What a beautiful weekend for digging up dandelions and re-seeding the lawn and … Continue reading

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May 26/14: Is that one dead too?

  PLANT PHENOLOGY indicators this week, A) north of 401, include: Cercis canadensis (redbud, full bloom); Amelanchier laevis (serviceberry, late bloom); Syringa vulgaris (common lilac, early bloom) (150-200 GDD base 10oC)B) Niagara: Aesculus hippocastanum (horsechestnut, full bloom); Prunus serotina (black … Continue reading

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It’s raining again (May 20, 2014)

Rain is in the forecast for much of southern Ontario for the next 24 hours.   There is a chance of thunderstorms in some areas.  This is FANTASTIC weather for shopping at the local garden centre and watering in newly planted … Continue reading

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What the heck is that?

Many of you are still out looking at woody plants during your daily activities and you may have come across some interesting things clinging to the bark of trees and shrubs now that the leaves aren’t in the way.  Some … Continue reading

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