Virginia Buttonweed (Diodia virginiana) is a common broadleaf weed that can be troublesome in both turfgrass lawns and ornamental beds.Continue reading
Category Archives: Ornamental Plantings
Helping Trees and Shrubs Recover From Snow and Ice
As a result of this Monday’s storm, has the wet snow splayed some of your shrubs or bent over your trees?
Here is some good information from our neighbors to the south at NC State Extension on how to help your shrubs and trees recover from the heavy snow load. (Click linked image below.)
Holiday Decorations and Boxwood Blight
Avoid Spreading Boxwood Blight This Holiday
Compiled and edited by Ed Olsen, Extension Agent from various VCE publications
Virginia Cooperative Extension is once again cautioning the public to take measures to avoid spreading the devastating boxwood blight when decorating for the holidays this year. Do you know that boxwood greeneries and decorations could carry the boxwood blight pathogen to your property, destroying precious boxwood plantings that your family has had for generations and threatening those of your neighbors?