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    … Harvesting Plants Grown in Salad Tables™ or Salad Boxes™ Plant, Fertilize, Water a Salad Table™ or Salad Box™ … of Vegetables Low Yields or Undersized Vegetables Normal Plant Characteristics of Vegetables Nutrient Deficiency of … Insects Chinch Bug Cicada Killer Wasps Green June Beetle Identification of Grubs in Lawns Mining Bees Scoliid Wasps …

  • Removing Invasive Plants and Planting Natives

    … biology. Replace invasive plants with competitive native plant species that are appropriate for the soil and growing … destruction. Our native environment supports native plant biodiversity crucial for the survival of insect and … monitor the area and take action as needed. Proper plant identification is the first step to invasive plant control. …

  • IPM - Prevent, Identify, and Manage Plant Problems

    … changing seasons, take proper measures to prevent plant problems as part of the landscape planning process. … can handle hotter, drier, or wetter summer conditions, plant more native plants (aim for 50% natives), know your … research disease and insect resistant cultivars, properly plant and take care of plants after installation. Focusing …

  • Invasive Plants to Avoid Buying for your Yard and Garden in Maryland

    … decisions.   How do I know what is considered an invasive plant? Rankings of non-native plants as invasive can vary … species or ecosystems, including how widespread the plant currently is or could become, and how difficult it is … on invasive plant ID pages. Resources for native species identification include: Maryland Native Plant Society has an …

  • Boxwood: Identify and Manage Common Problems

    … Fertilizing Miscellaneous Site Proper site selection and plant care are essential for maintaining the health of … and insect resistant plants To prevent boxwood blight, plant disease-resistant cultivars (e.g. ‘New Gen’™, ‘Green … point of attachment. Thinning allows the center of the plant to receive adequate sunlight and air circulation. …

  • Azaleas and Rhododendrons: Identify and Manage Problems

    … depending on the genus and species planted. Check the plant label for the mature height and width.  Disease and … availability of nutrients to plants. Tips for diagnosing  plant problems The majority of plant problems are not caused by a disease or an insect, …

  • Disease Management Recommendations for Fall-Planted Strawberry Plug Plants

    … Figure 1. Plant collapse and bluish-green leaf color of 'Flavorfest' … be latent and asymptomatic (i.e., they are present in the plant material, but there are no outward symptoms), making … material. If you cannot complete this operation before you plant, do so right afterwards, and remove this foliage from …

  • Introduction to Invasive Plants

    … bittersweet. native pollinators. As our wild native plant populations succumb to invasive plants, the pollinators … and budget dollars to the unpleasant task of invasive plant control. The alternative is a park devoid of the … displace native plants, reducing both the amount of native plant cover and the number of native species present in an …

  • FAQs: Plant and Insect Identification

    … & Insects publications. What types of trees or understory plant should I put in wetland and riparian areas? Riparian … colors, and shapes. How can I learn this method of tree identification? Most trees do have distinctive bark, buds and … control in the spring. For detailed information, read the Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group …

  • Roses: Identify and Manage Problems

    … to reduce competition for water, nutrients, and sunlight. Plant roses away from fruit trees to minimize shared disease … early in the day and aim the water at the base of the plant rather than overhead to minimize leaf wetness as much … overwintering pests and pathogens. Tips for diagnosing  plant problems The majority of plant problems are not caused …