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Cherry Leaf Spot

Cherry leaf spot is a fungal disease of sweet, sour, and ornamental cherries. While this leaf disease is rarely a death sentence for trees, it can result in reduced blossoms, weakened trees, and increased risk for winter...Read More

Understanding Insect Repellents

Insect repellents are chemicals that protect us from blood-feeding arthropods, primarily mosquitoes, ticks, black flies, and biting gnats. Using a repellent doesn’t mean we will become invisible to the pests. They will still be attracted to our...Read More

Diagnosing Landscape Plant Failure

Plant failures are common in the landscape. Some occur soon after planting, while others develop over time. What causes a landscape plant to fail is a question for many homeowners. Answers to this question will help not...Read More

Squash Bug Control

I get more questions about having to manage squash bug, a key pest of squash, gourds and pumpkins, than possibly any other insect pest of vegetables. While many of the questions occur in mid-summer when high populations...Read More