ydrangeas.. will have to let tulips and Trout lilies be a loss. ? Would covering with Landscape Weedblock or Clear Plastic be the better way to prevent (Bishops weed) from coming back? And hopefully paint in less spring summer. Or wait a year ???? 50'x50' ? Front yard, hosts, phlox, solid and variegated Solomon seL 4 varieties of tulips as well as Trout lilies, hydranges, grasses, day lily, clematis. All being OVERWHELMED by Bishops weed ? tried cardboard and it's finds it way.... thank you for any advise. Clear plastic ?heavy duty Landscape fabric????????
I do think that solarizing will be the best way forward. I would pull out anything that you wish to keep alive once dormancy rolls around, or as they begin to slow down for the year. After, you can solarize the area. This article will help:
I have a green ash tree planted it about 3 weeks ago. Trunk is about 3 inchs. Leaves are falling off. Am I watering to much are to little. Water it every day live in Yuma,Az
Part of the problem could be transplant shock. It also may be getting too much water. At this time of year, heat is not a problem. Cut back watering to about every three days, but water deeply. Here are some articles that should help with care:
Your 11-16-20 article "Emerald Ash Tree Borer Treatment" probably shows a different insect(The shapes of the head, antennae, and body are very different from the borer) https://www.in.gov/dnr/kids/plants-and-animals/six-spotted-green-tiger-beetle Both insects are beautiful, but the tiger beetle is a valuable predator...we don't want it confused with an invader who's destroying our forests. My area has plenty of Oregon Ash, which could become a target of the borer. Your contributing authors should check their facts with nature scientists, not with businesses that are mainly promoting their products. (I tried to send this with your "Contact us" link, but the link was not working)
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