East Idaho’s Warm Winter and Early Spring

Kalie Larkin Expert Advice, Plant Care, Sprinkler Systems, Tree Care Leave a Comment

What a Warm Winter and Early Spring Means for Your Landscape We’ve all been enjoying the beautiful March with the warm temperatures and clear days. It has been almost idyllic for homeowners and businesses alike. Though beautiful, there are a couple of concerns that and early spring and warm winter brings to mind. The first being whether or not we should …

Why Winterize Your Sprinkler System?

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As the nights start to dip below freezing it is a good time of year to talk about winterizing you sprinkler system. There are several types of sprinkler systems out there and some take more work than others, but all need to be turned off and winterized to make sure that you will not have any surprises in the spring. Sprinkler …

Celebrating Safely

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With the Independence Day season this time of year we see all kinds of celebrations. From parades to fun-runs to backyard barbecues to the obvious, fireworks. Fireworks can be an exciting and fun way to celebrate, but every year there are hundreds of fires started because of fireworks used improperly and in inappropriate areas. Here are three simple guidelines to …

Apple Coddling Moth

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Do you have some wormy apples? There is a lot of joy in picking apples from your own tree, however there is one pest that can rob you from this moment, the apple coddling moth. It won’t only affect apples, but pears, plums and others. The females lay their eggs on the fruit or leaves, the larvae then begin to …

Pitch Moth – The Pile of Yellow Sap

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Today I want to mention a certain pest that goes after one of my favorite tree varieties. This pest is called pitch moth and it goes after multiple types of pine trees. The pitch moth is a not-so-subtle pest that can be detected by just about anyone. The damage is done during the larval stage of the moth’s lifecycle. Unfortunately …

Leaf Miner

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Are your leaves showing signs of wilting or yellowing? Maybe premature leaf drop or reduced growth rate? Leaf miners have been an issue for some time in East Idaho. Leaf miners are actually only the larval stage of insects that have over-wintered and laid their eggs with their needle like ovipositor. The larval stage is usually the most destructive stage …