There is a problem affecting pine trees in Nebraska, pine wilt. Pine wilt is caused by a tiny organism that can produce big problems. With a little education you can be well informed on this problem and know what to do if it happens. Continue reading
Autumn is officially here; cue the falling leaves, cool nights, and yellowing pine trees. Knowing the cause of the discolored needles will help to know if it is nature taking its course or if it is a disease infecting your trees. Continue reading
Tomatoes were once thought to be poisonous and were avoided at all cost. Today tomatoes are grown in over 86 percent of home gardens in the United States. This popular plant has many common diseases and problems that can plague it. With a little help, you can keep your tomatoes in tip top shape. Continue reading
Pears with polka dots? Apples with chicken pox? What’s going on? There is fungus among us. Find out what you can do now that infection has happened and if there is anything you can do to prevent it in the future. Continue reading
The first days of autumn will be here before we know it. If your peonies have seen better days, there are several tasks you can be doing now to ensure bountiful blooms next spring. Continue reading
Fungus can be both a good and a bad thing. Mushrooms on pizza are an example of good fungus. Fungus in lawns, on the other hand, are nearer the other end of the spectrum. If your turf is looking a little thin and brown in spots; you are not alone. Fungus and hot temperatures have wreaked havoc on lawns this year, but there is still time to make your lawn look full and lush for this fall. Continue reading
Spooky looking plants have been sighted all across Central Nebraska. Ghostly white peonies and lilac aren’t possessed, they are infected. Find out what is causing this whitish cast to many favorite landscape plants.