We have been seeing a little bit of everything this summer. One thing is for sure, due to our warm, damp spring, and fairly mild summer, plant diseases and detrimental insect populations have flourished throughout landscapes in central Arkansas. It’s time to walk through your landscape and address issues before the heat sets in and… Read more »
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 »