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The Japanese Beetle Battle

Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica) are a highly destructive and invasive species that pose a significant threat to gardens and landscapes across our regions. Originating from Japan, these beetles were accidentally introduced to the United States in the early 20th century and have since become a major nuisance for gardeners in North America. Known for their […]


Spring Bulbs: Naturally Increase Their Longevity

Spring bulbs are a beloved addition to gardens, bringing color and life to outdoor spaces after a long, cold winter. Tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, and crocuses are some of the most popular varieties of spring bulbs, and they all have one thing in common: they require a period of dormancy after they bloom in order to […]


The Box Tree Moth in Southern Ontario: A Growing Threat to Ornamental Landscapes

The Box Tree Moth (Cydalima perspectalis), native to East Asia, has become a concerning pest in various parts of the world, including southern Ontario, Canada. This invasive species poses a significant threat to the region’s beloved boxwood shrubs and other ornamental plants. With its voracious appetite and rapid reproductive capacity, the Box Tree Moth has […]