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Growing Degree Days: Unlocking The Timing Of Nature

Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.    (R.W. Emerson)

I want to take a minute to talk about a little known and seldom used topic: Growing Degree Days (GDD). 611 more words


Phenology - "The Timing of Things"

Phenology is a science in the timing of life cycle events in flora and fauna. The word phenology literally translates out to ‘the science of appearance’ 428 more words

Tools Of Horticulture

Editor's Choice 56:4 – A worm in the apple

Issue 56:4’s Editor’s Choice, Management trade-offs on ecosystem services in apple orchards across Europe: Direct and indirect effects of organic production highlights the need for more environmentally friendly pest control approaches in order to keep up with increasing production demands and avoid damage to pollination services. 467 more words


Upcoming IPM Workshop for Landscape, Arboriculture and Garden Centre Pro's

Looking for a fun, educational workshop to brush up on your integrated plant health knowledge and skills?  Looking to network with other professionals? Have I got the workshop for you! 207 more words

Jen Llewellyn

Mono Cultural Problems

Monoculture. My Plant Materials professor in college constantly warned of it and the dangers it brings. That same sentiment was echoed in my Integrated Pest Management classes as well. 1,002 more words