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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 … Herbaceous Plant Control Invasive Jumping Worms Invasive Shrub Control Invasive Tree Control Invasive Vine and

  • Ornamental Cherry Trees: Identify and Manage Problems

    … Blooming ornamental cherry tree Updated: October 26, 2021 Key points Ornamental … landscapes but are subject to problems associated with insect pests, diseases, and weather extremes. Their lifespan ranges from 20-25 years …

  • 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 diseases or …

  • 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 … be consulted when evaluating the health of a tree and for insect and disease management.  Is it a desirable species?  …

  • 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 … several species of dogwood and are most commonly seen on shrub dogwoods [e.g., silky dogwood ( Cornus amomum) , red …

  • Tips for Choosing Trees and Shrubs

    … This southern magnolia's blossoms and glossy foliage make it a wonderful specimen plant. But … area. Updated: November 9, 2021 Selecting an appropriate tree or shrub is the first step of successful planting. Research  how …

  • 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 … 100 square feet per tree and 25 square feet per shrub. When compaction is relatively mild, you can loosen the …

  • IPM - Prevent, Identify, and Manage Plant Problems

    … towards warmer conditions, extreme weather events, and variable, changing seasons, take proper measures to … of sun, soil conditions, drainage), research disease and insect resistant cultivars, properly plant and take care of … reduces plant problems. A common mistake is planting one tree species when creating a natural barrier or screen. Learn …

  • Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs

    … Updated: May 19, 2021 Do newly planted trees and shrubs need fertilizer? In most landscapes, healthy trees … available at a uniform rate over the entire season. Many tree and shrub fertilizers are a combination of slow-release and

  • 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 … and caring for trees and shrubs Planting a Tree or Shrub Watering Trees and Shrubs Mulching Trees and Shrubs …