The Emerald Ash Borer has officially been discovered in Lincoln which means there are about 14,000 public trees and 40,000-50,000 trees on private property that will need to be evaluated and treated or removed. To help you make the best choices for your property, here is a collection of resources about the Emerald Ash Borer […]
The Monarch, one of our favorite backyard visitors, is disappearing. Their habitat ranges the 3,000 miles they travel on their annual migration from their winter home in Mexico up to Canada. They need a steady supply of blooming plants to fuel their long journey, access to which has been broken up by miles of monoculture […]
Because houseplants are generally in controlled, fairly sterile environments, an insect infestation can wreak havoc. Natural predators like ladybugs usually aren’t around to help manage populations. The following insects tend to hang out on the undersides of leaves, or in the little nooks where stems branch, so sometimes we don’t notice our plants are hosting […]
Thryridopteryx ephemerafformis Bagworms are tiny pests that typically infest evergreens, but can also be found on deciduous plants. They are most obvious in their bag stage on leafless winter trees, but damage from these insects isn’t always apparent until the infestation is heavy. Timing is important in controlling bagworms, so knowledge of their life cycle […]
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