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Are you noticing webbed masses of yellow-brown, fuzzy larvae with dark heads feeding on leaves of deciduous trees and shrubs this summer?
Are you seeing black marginal necrosis on the newest growth of Pear (Pyrus) trees? We saw the same phenomenon back in 2016 and after several attempts at culturing pathogens failed, … Continue reading
Fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea) are laying their eggs on foliage (Juglans, Prunus, Betula, Fraxinus) at this time (Photo: Charlotte Thomson, LO Nursery Scout). They have multiple generations per year and most people … Continue reading
Click HERE for the AUDIO version of this blog post. Um what happened to our crabapple trees? You know what happened, all that rain during leaf emergence made … Continue reading
Click HERE for the AUDIO version of this blog post. Frequent precipitation events continue to shower outdoor ornamentals with too much love. Leaf diseases are rampant, making plants … Continue reading
Environment Canada is calling for very hot and humid weather to continue into this weekend and early next week. There is a 40-50% chance of precipitation in southern Ontario for tomorrow, with a greater chance of showers on Monday. The UV index is … Continue reading
Hot, dry conditions continue for much of southern Ontario. Environment Canada says we’ve had one of the driest Junes on record, since 1991. This has put a lot of stress on plants and water resources. Newly planted nursery stock and landscape plants should be … Continue reading
Environment Canada is calling for ridiculously hot and humid weather this weekend and well into next week. The UV index is very high so please take care out there are wear sunscreen, a hat and drink lots of fluids.