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April Showers and April IPM Opportunities

Unusually warm weather has hastened the flowering of many trees, shrubs and bulbs!  Although we have more seasonable daytime high’s in the forecast for the next week, night time low’s will be  above 0C in southern Ontario.  Silver maples may … Continue reading

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Spring is Springing…Again!

There may still be snow in the bush north of Barrie but at long last, its been mild enough to support bloom on several early flowering plants.  Sunday afternoon was heavenly…for a few hours.  It looks like some milder weather … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

There may still be snow in the bush in Cottage country but at long last, its been warm enough to support bloom on several early flowering plants.  It looks like some milder weather is coming this week!  Night time low’s … Continue reading

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April Snowstorms Bring May Flowers

There may still be snow in the bush but at long last, its been warm enough to support bloom on several early flowering plants.  It looks like the warming trend will continue, according to the 7 day weather forecasts.  After … Continue reading

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A Few Early Season Pests

Now is a great time to scout for overwintering pests in the landscape and nursery.  There is still an opportunity to apply cultural management methods to reduce pest incidence on woody plants. For those of you in areas where bagworm … Continue reading

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