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    … Fruits   General Fertilizing Fruits Fruit Disease and Insect Pest Control and Prevention Fungicides for Fruit … or Insects Watering, Fertilizing, Harvesting Strawberries Tree Fruits Thinning Fruits of Fruit Trees Tree Fruit … Choanephora Rot of Vegetables Club Root of Vegetables Common Scab of Vegetables Corn Smut of Corn Downy Mildew of …

  • How Do You Decide When to Remove a Tree?

    … Dieback in crown of tree. Photo: Jason Sharman, Vitalitree, Bugwood.org Updated: … to remove it. Many factors such as the cost of tree work and even sometimes emotional ties to the tree can come into … shallow root systems. The removal of nearby trees is a common problem after new construction. Trees that are …

  • Dogwood: Identify and Manage Problems

    … dogwood  (Cornus florida)  is a small Maryland native tree with white or pink flower bracts in the spring, colorful foliage in the fall, and berries that support wildlife. The key to maintaining the … dogwood cultivars to reduce the chances of problems with common dogwood diseases. Refer to the table below for …

  • What Causes Trees and Shrubs to Die?

    … 14, 2021 Factors that contribute to the decline of trees and shrubs Tree and shrub problems, to a large degree, are not due to … from publication HG 201 Homeowner Landscape Series: Common Cultural and Environmental Problems in Landscapes, …

  • Wilt Diseases of Trees

    … wilt Jody Fetzer, Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Bugwood.org Updated: July 13, 2021 … drought, and salt damage. Verticillium wilt  Is a common disease problem occurring on maples caused by the … cherries, and other stone fruits, elm, golden rain tree, horse chestnut, magnolia, redbud, serviceberry, smoke …

  • Planting a Tree or Shrub

    Tree planting. Photo: International Society of Arboriculture … back of a truck. Protect tree trunks from damage loading and unloading. Always lift plants by their container or … newly planted trees and shrubs. This seems contrary to common sense but research studies show most of a plant’s …

  • Cytospora Canker of Spruce Trees

    … Other susceptible spruces include black, Norway, Oriental, and white. Colorado blue spruce trees are no longer … than younger ones. The disease often proceeds up the tree destroying branches and the tree’s ornamental symmetry. The most common symptoms of spruce include lower branch die back with …

  • Roses: Identify and Manage Problems

    … a location that receives full sun, good air circulation, and good soil drainage. They require regular maintenance … of modern roses: Hybrid Tea and Grandiflora, Floribunda, Shrub, and Miniature, among others. The American Rose Society … growth begins in the spring.  This disease used to be very common, however, most landscape roses grown in Maryland are …

  • Trees and Shrubs - Home & Garden

    … Trees and Shrubs in Maryland Selecting trees and shrubs Tips for Choosing Trees and Shrubs The Right Tree for Your Lawn Plants for Mixed Privacy Screens … How to Identify, Prevent, and Manage Plant Problems Common tree problems Blue Spruce: Identify & Manage Problems …

  • Conifer Bark Beetles on Trees and Shrubs

    … usually less than 8mm. They are brown to black in color and cylindrical in shape. The beetles generally attack trees … pheromone, which attracts more bark beetles to the tree under attack. Beetles often carry pathogenic fungi such … weakened trees. Ips or engraver beetles Are  more common on the western shore and in central Maryland  on …