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7 Fall Garden Pests

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Fall is the time of the year when gardeners tend to have a little more time to breathe. Plants need less irrigation, temperatures are not as high and many pests have completed the plant-destruction phase of their cycles. However, there are a handful of pests that make their presence known in the fall, so it’s important to be on the lookout …

Identifying and Controlling Dogwood Anthracnose

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Dogwood (discula) anthracnose is a disease that affects flowering dogwood trees. The disease has been reported in many states across the U.S., primarily those on the east and west coasts. The discula species is the culprit of anthracnose, and it favors damp, cool temperatures. Dogwood anthracnose can occur in any season, and it has a higher likelihood when drought and …