Plant Health Care News: Time for Deer Repellent and Anti-desiccant Applications

Mid-November on the calendar means it’s time for Reese and Rick to spray deer repellent and anti-desiccant to protect vulnerable plants from winter damage. If you’ve ever had browning of rhododendrons, boxwoods, hollies, leucothoes, or mountain laurels, you know what I mean by winter damage. This is caused by repeated cold winds or sudden shifts in temperature…

June is a month of Pests and Preventative Care

Our Plant Health Care Department team, Reese and Roy, are busy this month with spot spraying. Using only organic products, we aim to catch the pest at the proper time for best control. We often use a Neem oil product for this purpose. It’s time for various sawflies to emerge. Larvae feed voraciously on leaves. The azalea sawfly…