Tag: Spotted Lanternfly

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It’s Spring! Get A Jump On Invasive Insects With These USDA Updates

Today's the first day of Spring and along with greening turfgrass, singing birds, and blooming daffodils, are the far less welcome signs of warming temperatures—the return of hungry invasive insects.
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Top 20 Regions For Spotted Lanternfly

What are the top 20 regions for spotted lanternfly? Here are the results of a TruGreen study based on data between May 2022 and May 2023.
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The War On Pests : From Spotted Lanternfly To… Pythons!

Landscape professionals have been at war with pests since the dawn of time. From the emerald ash borer hiding its eggs within healthy trees...

Sentinel Gardens: Growing Native Trees In Foreign Lands To Predict Invasive Threats

    Imagine a young red oak growing in an open meadow, its limbs reaching towards the bright October sky. As fall sets in, its broad...
Purdue Plant Doctor

Purdue’s Plant Doctor Helps Identify, Diagnose, & Report Pests

  Now there's a new tool to help diagnose landscape plant problems. The Purdue Plant Doctor website, co-created by Purdue University professors Cliff Sadof and...
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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,...
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Experts Predict Bad Year For Browntail Moth Infestations

The browntail moth has recently made a strong resurgence across the Northeast, according to sources at Arborjet | Ecologel. Experts predict this will be...
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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.

Good Boy! Detector Dogs On The Case Of Spotted Lanternfly

North Carolina Is Using Canines To Deter The Spread Of This Invasive Pest Affecting Plants & Trees   What's better than a good dog story? One...
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Three Tree & Shrub Pests To Watch

Last December, a CNN article declared 2020 as the year of scary bugs. But 2021 has perhaps been worse with the return of the...
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Tree Services: Taking Tree Care To New Heights

Editor's Letter It finally happened this summer. Standing on my porch, a flicker caught my eye and there it was—a spotted lanternfly (SLF). I had...
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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,...
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Finding Your Niche In The Market

How do you stand out from your competitors? Why should a homeowner call you before they call the other lawn and landscape maintenance company...
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The Invasive Spotted Lanternfly: Know What To Do

By Christine Menapace Landscapers in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia need to be on the lookout for a new invasive insect,...
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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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