Get ready! It’s time to spray peach and nectarine trees for peach leaf curl! But first, a little story… When I was a kid, I was in charge of watering the family peach tree, a freestone variety called O’Henry. It was a delicious, juice-dribbling-down-your-chin kind of peach. I still have fond memories of taking a […] Finish reading: It’s time to spray trees for peach leaf curl!
Redhumped caterpillars often appear in large numbers after a year with a mild winter. If you notice a tree with chewed or “skeletonized” leaves in late summer or fall, you might have this pest. Redhumped Caterpillar Identification Caterpillars are 1 1/2 inches long with a red hump behind the head. The body is yellow with […] Finish reading: Redhumped Caterpillar PestBugs in Your Garden
Fall is the most wonderful time of the year (in my humble opinion). Every year the colors are a little bit different. Read read about the how’s and why’s of fall color in blog Plant Trees in Fall! Now is a great time to plant trees and shrubs that produce gorgeous fall colors. My website […] Finish reading: Fall Color: It’s not just for New England!