Cultural Hotline Issue 2

Rainfall has been heavy this spring.  As mentioned in the article white pine weevil and European pine sawfly due well with high amounts of precipitation.  Photos for these insects have been posted previously.  Please use the search function to find  these.

Compacted soils with standing water after a heavy rainfall event.  Photo provided by Brian A. Kunkel, University of Delaware Ornamentals Extension specialist.

Cultural Hotline Issue 1

Winter damage took its toll on landscape plants this winter.  Damage on a black oak is on the left.  Photo provided by Randy Cyr, Greentree,






Frost damage to the trunk of a pear tree.  Photo provided by William Jacobi, Colorado State University,




Brown needles on the south side of the pine tree.  Photo provided by USDA Forest Service – North Central Research Station Archive, USDA Forest Service,