What is Rose Rosette Virus? One of our beloved landscape plants, the rose, has been increasingly affected by this virus, which is spread by tiny wind transferred mites. Symptoms include thickened stem growth, excessive thorns, witches’ broom growth at end of stems, branch die-back, discolored and distorted leaves. The above image shows the excessive… Read more »
Learn how to get rid of hard to kill weeds such as wild onion, and why using Spreader Sticker is so important.
Learn about treatments that control a serious pest, crape myrtle bark scale. This insect won’t go away on its own and correct treatment is key.
Learn how to prevent and control fungus in landscape and lawn areas from the experts at The Good Earth Garden Center.
What is dormant oil? Dormant oil refers more to when the oil has traditionally been applied rather than what it is made of. Newer dormant oil formulations are typically refined from petroleum oil, such as mineral oil. Unlike home remedies, they also contain an emulsifier to help water mix with the oil, which will provide… Read more »
Well. This late-Spring, early-Summer weather is as predictable as ever… which is to say, completely unpredictable! Monsoon rains, high humidity, followed by dry periods of lower than normal temps with low humidity, we have seen a little of everything. One thing is for sure, between the mild winter and warm, damp weather, fungal diseases and… Read more »