In our area the rainy season can be unpredictable, which opens up some apple tree varieties to scab & other diseases. If you are looking to replace an old apple tree or just plant some new ones click here to help you pick trees that are more or very resistant to apple diseases.
Information obtained from the PNW disease control hand book
Apple diseases
Healthy turf practices
Do you have more weeds than lawn? Click here to find out how to help your lawn thrive in a weed rich environment.
Information obtained from the PNW weed control hand book
Tree disease prevention
Ornamental & fruit trees bring a lot of color to a landscape, and disease prevention helps keep it that way. Click here to find out ways you can help to prevent disease in your trees.
Information obtained from Pests of Landscape Trees & Shrubs
Bronze Birch Borer prevention
Click here to find out how to help prevent Bronze Birch Borer.
Information obtained from Pests of Landscape Trees & Shrubs
GMO-Genetically Modified Organisims
Organic Food Myth
Check out this video about organic food- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3CoIqpyPYY
Stressed, dying conifers
A lot of calls have come into the office about conifer trees looking like they're dying off or at least the tops are dying off. Click here to read up on how to help your trees now and in the future. You may have to right click the image and rotate it clockwise to read it.
Information obtained from the Oregon State Extension Service
Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD)
The spotted wing drosophila is a newer pest to the PNW. It likes soft berries & fruit. Click here to see how to monitor for the little bugger.
Information obtained from the Oregon State Extension Service
Cherry Fruit Fly
Between May and June the cherry fruit fly starts its life journey of laying eggs in your cherries. Find out here when and how to  monitor for the little fly and when to start treating your fruit so you don't have a failed crop.
Information obtained from the Oregon State Extension Service