Fall Webworms are Here

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The fall webworm infestation in certain Oklahoma trees is here, even though it’s summer, with the first generation of pests wrapping up webs in trees. The fall webworm larva hatch from eggs deposited on tree leaves, mainly pecan, walnut, persimmon, and other fruit bearing trees. Some ornamental trees found in the landscape such as river… Read more »

How to Control Aphids in the Landscape

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Aphids are very small soft bodied insects found on many trees and shrubs in the Oklahoma landscape which can sometimes cause damage to plants. Some are wingless and others with wings, in colors from green, to red, brown, and black. Damage to plants is caused by their piercing-sucking mouthparts that piece the leaves of plants… Read more »