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Scale Crawlers are OUT!

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 … Continue reading

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Crawling with Scale

The first generation of Euonymus scale (Unaspis euonymi) crawlers are quite active in container grown Euonymus and also in the landscape.  Euonymus scale look like tiny white flecks (males) and tiny brown sea shells (females) along twigs and the undersides … Continue reading

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Lots going on in IPM this week May 30/14

Environment Canada is forecasting a lovely, warm weekend.  Rain may return on Monday so keep that in mind if you are still managing diseases during leaf emergence. What a beautiful weekend for digging up dandelions and re-seeding the lawn and … Continue reading

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May 26/14: Is that one dead too?

  PLANT PHENOLOGY indicators this week, A) north of 401, include: Cercis canadensis (redbud, full bloom); Amelanchier laevis (serviceberry, late bloom); Syringa vulgaris (common lilac, early bloom) (150-200 GDD base 10oC)B) Niagara: Aesculus hippocastanum (horsechestnut, full bloom); Prunus serotina (black … Continue reading

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It’s raining again (May 20, 2014)

Rain is in the forecast for much of southern Ontario for the next 24 hours.   There is a chance of thunderstorms in some areas.  This is FANTASTIC weather for shopping at the local garden centre and watering in newly planted … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 Nursery-Landscape Report

You have reached Jen Llewellyn for the 16th edition of the 2013  Nursery and Landscape Report, updated on Monday, August 12th. Environment Canada is calling for sun and cloud and continued cool (low 20’s) temperatures for this week.  It’s going … Continue reading

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August 2, 2013 Nursery-Landscape Report

You have reached Jen Llewellyn for the 15th edition of the 2013 OMAF and MRA Nursery and Landscape Report, updated on Friday, August 2nd. Environment Canada is calling for sun and cloud and continued cool (low 20’s) temperatures for this … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 Nursery-Landscape Report

You have reached Jen Llewellyn for the 14th edition of the 2013 OMAF and MRA Nursery and Landscape Report, updated on Monday, July 22nd. Environment Canada is calling for sun and cloud and much cooler temperatures for this week as … Continue reading

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