Aphids on Crape Myrtles

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Written by Evie Baltzer, LawnAmerica Horticulturist       Aphids are a big problem for Crape Myrtles every year and this year is no different. If you have a Crape Myrtle with wet, sticky leaves and tiny white to greenish yellow bugs all over the underside, then you probably have aphids. In this region, aphids primarily affect Crape… Read more »

So are you REALLY against Herbicides?

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Recently, my wife and I spent a good portion of the summer in the beautiful mountains of Crested Butte, Colorado. I couldn’t help but notice how green and lush the bluegrass was while enjoying one of the outdoor concerts in the area. Kids were happily playing in the grass, others laying on it, and I… Read more »

What happened to my yard? Armyworms?

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We have been seeing them again in Tulsa and surrounding areas. In 2014 with the last big invasion, you may remember actually seeing the lawns move as thousands of caterpillars moved across the turf eating grass blades down to the dirt.  You could actually hear the chomping of the insects eating the turf. The key… Read more »

Bark Scale on Crape Myrtle

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We’ve seen a huge influx of Crape Myrtle Bark Scale this year and it’s becoming a big problem and you may want to know what it is and how it can be treated. Crape Myrtle Bark Scale is a fairly new insect problem in our area that’s just developed specifically on Crape Myrtles in the… Read more »