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Boxwood Leafminer Adults Are Flying Where Black Locusts are in Flower Bud!

Boxwoods in the landscape not looking so good?  Are you seeing a lot of yellow-brown spots on leaves?

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New CAP Intake to Help Canadian Growers Develop New Markets

{Re-posted from ONFloriculture blog} The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) has just announced a new program to help fund agri-food businesses starting e-commerce sales or other activities that might open new market channels.  This targeted intake is called “Agri-food Open for E-business” and can be … Continue reading

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2019 Tour for Ontario Nursery Growers

2019 Ontario Nursery Growers’ Tour — Thursday, Sep 19th Meet us at Landscape Ontario Office 7856 Fifth Line South (7:00 am) THEME:  “A New Perspective”

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Japanese beetles are in flight! -What Growers Need to Know

Japanese beetle season is upon us once again!

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Anthracnose and Other Blights Out There

The cool, wet spring has created perfect conditions for leaf and stem diseases on woody ornamentals this year.  American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) and London Planetree (Platanus x acerifolia) are showing distinctive bud and shoot failure and leaf blights due to … Continue reading

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Boxwood Leafminer Adults Are Flying

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 2019 IPM Workshops!

Looking for a fun, educational workshop to brush up on your woody landscape plant health knowledge and skills?  Looking to network with other professionals? Have I got the workshop for you! OMAFRA-ISAO Course: “IPM and Site Condition Assessment For Woody … Continue reading

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Field Entomology Course for Arborists, Landscapers and Nursery Growers coming in August!

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Upcoming IPM Workshop for Landscape, Arboriculture and Garden Centre Pro’s

Looking for a fun, educational workshop to brush up on your integrated plant health knowledge and skills?  Looking to network with other professionals? Have I got the workshop for you!

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Have You Seen This Red & Black Bug?

It looks like a boxelder bug doesn’t it?  Ah but boxelder bugs have a lot more solid black on their wings.  Maybe a milkweed bug? No, they have red and black wings but no black circles like this one. Can’t … Continue reading

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