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Spruce Tree Rhizophaeria Needlecast
Spruce Tree Diseases Cytospora Canker   Symptoms Sunken dead ares of bark and underlying wood form on the lower branches of the trees girdling small branches in 1 or 2 years and large branches after several years. Resin flows out of the cankers and may drip down on lower branches. […]

Spruce Tree Diseases – Symptoms & Control


Scheduling Disease Control in Woody Ornamental’s The scheduling of effective disease management measures is not a simple task nor can it be consistent. The activities of the organisms that cause plant disease are not governed by the clock. Their activity is influenced by temperature, relative humidity, soil moisture and other […]

Scheduling Disease Control in Woody Ornamental’s


Black Spot Shurb Disease on Rose BUsh
Rose Black Spot Disease   A common disease of Roses, called Black Spot Disease , is caused by the fungus Diplocarpon rosae. This fungus attacks young expanding leaves. Fungal spored which were formed on infected fallen leaves or on canse are splashed to the new lower leaves of roses in […]

Black Spot Disease on Roses



Sheperdspurse is a broadleaf, winter annual that forms a rosette shape. Tiny, inconspicuous, white flowers appear in the spring on a stalk that can reach up to 18 inches high. Heart-shaped, flattened seed pods form on this stalk also. Sheperdspurse usually blooms from March until frost. The leaves start at […]

Sheperdspurse Control


Ground ivy is a winter perennial. It is also known as creeping Charlie. It was formerly used as a medicinal herb but is now considered a lawn weed. Ground ivy is found in moist, shady areas. If ground ivy is growing in the shade leaves are more than likely deep […]

Ground Ivy Control


Curly Dock is a perennial weed. Young curly dock plants are slightly wavy with purple spots. Mature curly dock is normally a reddish purple color and extremely wavy. Stems of curly dock can range from 1- 4 feet tall and leaves can reach 6-12 inches. It is normally found in […]

Curly Dock Control



Goosegrass is a warm season annual. It is often mistaken for crabgrass. Another name for it is silver crabgrass or wiregrass. A great way to identify goosegrass is to roll the leaves between your fingers. Goosegrass is folded in the bud while crabgrass is rolled. Therefore, goosegrass will not roll […]

Goose Grass Control


Buckhorn Plantain is a cool season perennial with narrow leaves that form a rosette. The leaves are normally 3-10 inches long and 1 inch wide and have a bit of a curl or twist to them. This weed is normally found June- September. Buckhorn Plantain spreads by seeds. Normally it […]

Buckhorn Plantain Control


Broadleaf Plantain is a broadleaf perennial that tolerates many conditions such as; dry, wet, heavy soil, and low mowing height. The leaves can either be green or purplish. They are normally oval or egg shaped. Broadleaf plantain flowers from its base in the summer months. ┬áIt is normally found June […]

Broadleaf Plantain Control