Now, during the dormant season, is a good time to check woody plants for scale insect infestations. Scale insects are not the easiest to recognize because they are not only immobile, but are usually small and do not look like most other insects. Many of them resemble small, oval or circular sea shells. One is even called oyster…
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Do you occasionally observe small flying insects that appear to be tiny (1/10 to 1/8 inch long) mosquitos on your houseplants? Fungus gnats are common in houseplant soils with high organic matter that are kept quite moist. They do not pose any problem for humans or pets, other than being annoying, but can harm plants….
Have you seen any daffodils in bloom yet? There are the occasional one here and there, most likely the cultivar February Gold. It is in bloom in several locations in the Garden – though the recent snow has pretty well hidden them for the time being. You should be preparing to fertilizer spring-blossoming bulbs in…
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