Monthly Archives: July 2005

Plant hormones to control suckering

Q. Is there anyway to stop the new growth on my Poplar trees after pruning the lower branches. Is there a product available or will it just be constant cutting the new sprouts away as they appear. I have 5 … Continue reading

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Ornamental Cherry brown leaves

Q. All three of my beautiful Ornamental Cherry trees are full of brown leaves. It’s as if the leaves from fall didn’t drop. I took a branch to the Master Gardeners at the Farmer’s Market, but they didn’t know what … Continue reading

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Japanese Maple with leaves not like the others

Q. I have a maroon Japanese lace leaf maple. Its about 24″ high and about 40″ across. In the top middle branch I get green leaves that aren’t the same as the rest. Besides being green they don’t have the … Continue reading

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Spots on tree trunks just lichen

Q. We have a large red maple tree in our yard. There are white spots on the trunk and limbs. Looks like someone put dabs of white paint on it. Is this a disease? First year we noticed it and … Continue reading

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Mystery Sod Rollers

Q. What would be causing my Sod to be rolled up during the night? I laid the new sod about two weeks ago on some bare spots that died because of standing water. There is a wetland behind me and … Continue reading

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