Tag Archives: insects

Laurel Wilt Disease

This blog is to alert you to be on the lookout for the dreaded Laurel Wilt Disease that’s been attacking our native Red Bay trees.  Also susceptible to this pest is the Swamp Bay, Sassafras, and Camphor; and may also … Continue reading

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Pest Alert – Texas Phoenix Palm Decline, and Guava Fruit Fly

Lately I’ve been trying to keep you up-to-date on pest issues that may impact our area; well, now I have two more pests for you to consider:  Texas Phoenix Palm decline, and Guava Fruit Fly.  Though not exactly new to … Continue reading

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Pest Alert – Emerald Ash Borer

Pest Alert Be on the lookout for the invasive Emerald Ash Borer. Since its arrival in the US in 2002, it has been on the move and has killed millions of ash trees in our northern states; and may be … Continue reading

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Troubles with Plant Pests – Part Two

This is a continuation of my first post about plant pests. Introduction – Did you know that there are over 1,000,00 insect species, 250,000 weeds, and 10,000 different plant diseases in the world, and because of Florida’s geographic location and … Continue reading

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