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Category Archives: Nursery Production
outher Norway maple (Acer platanoides and its cultivars) are just starting to bloom in the GTA, making this one of the earliest blooms for trees since 2012! Continue reading
Fireblight (apple, pear, see above) and Apple Scab (apple) diseases are normally reproducing and spreading this time of year. This week we are more concerned about Apple Scab. The cool weather has really reduced the activity of fireblight bacteria and so the risk of fireblight is looking low again this week.
Join us online for the 2021 Nursery Growers Short Course. This year’s theme is Growing & Thriving and the speaker lineup is sure to add to your growing success!
“Surface Water Quality Management in Ornamental Horticulture“ By: Dr. Jeanine West, Phytoserv January 26, 2021 10:00 a.m. (PST) / 1:00 p.m. (EST) ————————————————————– Dealing appropriately with water issues is arguably one of the most important concerns facing today’s horticultural sector. … Continue reading
OMAFRA Lunch and Learn Series has Answers. REPOSTED FROM: DECEMBER 18, 2020 SARAH JANDRICIC, GREENHOUSE FLORICULTURE IPM SPECIALIST, OMAFRA Pesticide resistance is something most growers have run into at some time or another. High pesticide resistance in species like western … Continue reading
Now that trees have dropped their leaves and the weather has turned mild for a bit, hort professionals have a short bonus shot at managing overwintering plant pests! The full, dormant rate of horticultural oil is excellent for smothering juvenile … Continue reading
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 […]