Fireblight. How to Identify and Treat

Fireblight spreads quickly between trees in close proximity. Pollinators, rain and wind can spread the disease. Description & Treatment Fireblight is a bacterial disease affecting apple, pear, crabapple, hawthorn, and quince. It spreads quickly between trees in close proximity. Pollinators, rain and wind can spread the disease.   The pathogen (Erwinia amylovora) can spread through the […]

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Proven Treatment for Spotted Lanternfly

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture this invasive pest  “could be the most destructive species in 150 years.”   Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive pest, originally from Asia that is currently and rapidly spreading across the country. Native to Asia, the brightly colored planthopper was first discovered in Pennsylvania in 2014.Established populations are now found in […]

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