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  • Photo 1. Oak wilt symptoms. A) Dying red oak showing foliar wilt symptoms. B) Crack in the bark indicating mycelial mat presence. C) Nitidulid beetle visiting a mycelial mat. D) Gray spore containing mycelial mat and pressure pad. Photos: Monique Sakalidis

    Worried about oak wilt?

    Published on April 6, 2020

    Remember the no prune dates of April 15 – July 15 to reduce the chance of oak wilt infection and spread.

  • A matted turf area after light raking

    Spring lawn care tips for the do-it yourselfers

    Published on March 31, 2020

    Spring has sprung and with temperatures forecast to warm considerably in the next week, many do-it yourselfers or those simply looking for something to do outside their home will be venturing out into their lawns.

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