Tag: Penn State Extension

spongy moth

The Spongy Moth…It’s Back And Spreading. Find Out Where.

Destructive spongy moths have been found in almost half of U.S. states, and can cause damage to more than 300 tree species.
traps

How To Trap Spotted Lanternfly, Not Other Wildlife

One of the methods to help control the spotted lanternfly (SLF) invasion is having unintended negative consequences. According to officials fromNJ-based  The Raptor Trust,...
egg masses

Spotted Lanternfly: Identify & Scrape Egg Masses Now

Since Spotted Lanternfly eggs are laid in the Fall and overwinter, now is the last chance to identify and destroy egg masses before the nymphs hatch.
spotted lanternfly

Handling Spotted Lanternfly On Client Properties

  This week, I've got spotted lanternfly (SLF) on the brain. It's one thing to write about invasive pests in my job here at Turf,...
yellow nutsedge

June Is The Time For Yellow Nutsedge Control In Turf

Yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) —sometimes referred to as nutgrass—is a persistent weed problem in lawns, athletic fields, and golf course turf. It thrives in...
training

New Online Training Series For Landscape Workers

Penn State Extension, working with the landscape industry, is offering a new online workforce training series aimed at new and seasonal landscape industry employees. The...
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

Arbor Day: Canopy Report Reveals America’s Favorite Tree & More

On this Arbor Day 2024, did you know that If trees could talk, Americans would want them to sound like Morgan Freeman? This and more serious statistics can be found in the "The Canopy Report," a new consumer report on how America sees trees by The Arbor Day Foundation.

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Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Landscape design, Nature, and recreation all meet in this stunning and fun eco-alternative.
Backyard Makeover

Attractive Accessibility: Bobcat’s Backyard Makeover

Julie Rummer of Turlock, CA now has her wheelchair-accessible dream backyard thanks to the Bobcat backyard makeover contest!
Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.
Vulcan

Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.