Horticultural Hardships

Floral Fungus When it comes to plants and shrubs, especially fruit trees and landscape quality cultivars, disease can frequently be attributed to fungus.  Some of the more common fungal diseases includes root rot, cankers, black knot, anthracnose, cedar-apple rust, apple scab and various blights.  Various conditions favor disease development;  warm, damp weather can be very…

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Urbanization

More people than ever before are living in cities. In fact, the Earth Institute at Columbia University claims that, for the first time ever, half of the world’s population lives in urban areas. While this presents a number of challenges in terms of infrastructure and support, the question we ask is, what about the city…

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Winter Injury? Salt Damage? Both?

As winter drags closer to eventually ending are your trees looking a little worse for wear and tear? Salt Damage, Planting Issues, Winter Injury and Normal Physiological Responses, can all look very similar to the untrained eye. You can spend hours looking through search engines, and days figuring out what look alike ailment is causing…