Spring Garden Tips
Pests, Disease and Weed Management


Fall Webworm

Webby tents can often be seen on the tips of tree branches in fall. Apples, willows, birch, and ash are just a few of the more than 100 species that can be infested. These webby tents are the home to the fall webworm.

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Eco-friendly Weed & Moss Control

Tired of cutting or pulling weeds and scraping moss out of the cracks in your patio and walkway pavers? Enlist the help of some of the new more eco-friendly products.

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Eco-friendly Control of Bagworms

Check your trees and shrubs for clusters of needles or leaves bound by silken threads. These are the homes of bagworms. The worm-like immature stage of these insects feed on over one hundred varieties of plants. Early detection and removal will help limit the damage in an eco-friendly way.

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Verticillium Wilt

Sudden wilting and death of individual branches of maples, redbuds and other susceptible trees may mean verticillium wilt has infected the plant.

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Eco-friendly Control of Squash Bugs

Don’t let squash bugs ruin your harvest. Incorporate an integrated and eco-friendly strategy to keep their damage to a minimum.

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Holes in Leaves of Morning Glory and Sweet Potato Vines

Holes in the leaves of morning glory and sweet potato vine may be the first clue your plants are infested with goldbug.

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Columbine Leafminer

White serpentine trails in the leaves of columbine are a sure sign columbine leaf miners are feeding in your plants.

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Spittlebug

No, the neighborhood kids have not been spitting in your garden. The spittlebug, also known as the froghopper, is the culprit.

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