see text... -

Binnenbrand in woning aan de Prunus in Veenendaal

Veenendaalse Krant - 17 Jun 2018
VEENENDAAL In een tussenwoning aan de Prunus in Veenendaal heeft zondagmiddag een korte tijd brand gewoed. De brandweer werd rond 16.30 uur gealarmeerd door verontruste buurtbewoners die uit het zolderraam veel rook zagen komen. Op de ...

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Tarsonemid & eriophyid mites

Horticulture Week - 19 Jun 2018
Rust mites attack Alnus, chrysanthemum, Crataegus, Fraxinus, Malus, Prunus, rhododendron and robinia. Gall mites attack a range of plants including Abies, acer, Alnus, Aesculus, Betula, Carpinus, cytisus, euonymus, Fagus, Fraxinus, Juglans, Picea, ...

How to grow sloe trees... and make sloe gin! - 27 May 2018
One of the things found in his stomach was the pits of the fruit of the blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), commonly known as sloe berries. Sloe berries, the museum display notes, would have been rich in vitamins and minerals, and helped Ötzi ward off thirst ...

Coloring up your green spaces

Santa Rosa Press Democrat - 15 Jun 2018
It's not hard to see examples of myrobalan plum, also known as cherry plum (Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Vesuvius'), in this part of California. It's the medium-sized tree with blackish-red foliage all season, and a specimen in your garden will alleviate ...

Highlight: Cherry laurel

Santa Maria Times - 24 May 2018
There is a reason why the most popular specie for frequently shorn formal hedges have small leaves and finely textured foliage. Technically, a formal hedge of cherry laurel, Prunus laurocerasus, can be shorn as well, but should be shorn only once or ...

Gardening: Black knot of Prunus species

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 02 Mar 2018
It is a very common disease of members of the genus Prunus and is commonly seen on Maydays and Schubert chokecherries. Unfortunately many susceptible trees were planted in Saskatoon for a while. Not only that, we are surrounded: walking along the ...

Peach tree borer could be the issue

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel - 03 Jun 2018
Peach tree borer is the most common serious insect pest in trees like yours. In spite of the name, this insect is a problem on members of the genus Prunus that set a "stone type" fruit. This would include fruit trees such as peaches, plums, cherries ...

18 June - Bacterial infections

Horticulture Week - 18 Jun 2018
It has approval for use on Prunus spp. for bacterial infections and bacterial canker. It cannot be applied via handheld equipment. Download your copy now from the CRD pesticide database Escallonia ...

Top 25 plants for attracting pollinators

Coos Bay World - 05 Jun 2018
Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana): A native deciduous shrub or small tree with pendulous white flowers and attractive bark. Zone 2. Bloom mid- to late summer (July through September). Blue giant hyssop (Agastache foeniculum and spp.) A sturdy perennial ...

City stands on guard against pests

Camrose Canadian - 22 Jun 2018
Identifiable by its cankerous knots resembling corndogs, the airborne fungus is transported in spores to trees of the Prunus variety by wind and birds. Unsightly black knot deforms branches and stunts growth. Heavily infected trees may eventually die.

What's New