Tag Archives: IPM

The Tuesday Report – July 25

Click HERE for the AUDIO version of this blog post.                         Um what happened to our crabapple trees?  You know what happened, all that rain during leaf emergence made … Continue reading

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Magnolia Scale, the plague of the landscape

Magnolia Scale is just rampant this year again.  And to make matters worse, there seems to be two developmental groups of them, a smaller subset about 3 weeks behind the older ones (see photo above).  This means a second set of … Continue reading

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The Thursday Report – July 21

Environment Canada is calling for very hot and humid weather to continue into this weekend and early next week.  There is a 40-50% chance of precipitation in southern Ontario for tomorrow, with a greater chance of showers on Monday.  The UV index is … Continue reading

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July 6 – IPM in the Nursery and Landscape

Hot, dry conditions continue for much of southern Ontario.  Environment Canada says we’ve had one of the driest Junes on record, since 1991.  This has put a lot of stress on plants and water resources.  Newly planted nursery stock and landscape plants should be … Continue reading

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August 10, the Monday Report

Magnolia Scale is just NASTY this year. CRAWLERS have hatched but are still hiding underneath the female scales.  Pick off scales to reveal dark grey eggs and crawlers (eggs with legs) underneath.  The crawlers will hatch and gradually emerge out from … Continue reading

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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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July 3, The Friday Report

 What a gorgeous week to be living in ONtario!  If can you, get outside this weekend and participate in one of the many butterfly/dragonfly/bioblitz counts going on.  A full list of events can be found at Ontario Nature. Plant Phenology … Continue reading

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