Tree Pests & Diseases
HORTICULTURAL PESTS & DISEASES
Long term maintenance of your plantings will go a long way to having healthy happy trees for years to come. However, it can take just a blink of the eye to introduce a wide spectrum of pests and diseases.
There are many excellent resources that list numerous types of pests and diseases, what they look like, how they attack your trees and perhaps how to slow their progress in order to save your trees.
We are fortunate to share this planet with some beautiful animals, but then we do have to share their nature with them.
There are many ways that mammals can cause damage
Protecting Trees from Animal Damage
Vertebrate Pest Management
Squirrel Damage (Google images)
Identifying Wildlife Damage to Trees, Shrubs and Bushes
Deer and Rabbits and Mice, oh My!
Birds can be pretty and cheerful, but can also be hard on trees.
Oh so many bugs out there... here are some common ones that Prairie gardeners might see.
Common Aspen Pests
Control of Borers in Prairie trees
Tree Borer Damage (images)
Emerald Ash Borer
Bronze Leaf Borer
Borers of Pines
Larger Boxelder Leafroller
Early Aspen Leaf-curler
Ugly Nest Caterpillar
Metallic Pitch Blister Moth
Balsam Fir Sawfly
Insect Pests of Saskatoons
Insects on Saskatoons
Insect Information - Ants
Red Lily Beetle
Beware the Destruction Caused by Bark Beetles
Scale Insects of Trees and Shrubs
Top Forest Insects
Insect Fact Sheets
Bronze Leaf Disease (BLD)
Late Blight of Potato and Tomatos
Botrytis - Most Common Disease of Lilies
Armillaria Root Disease
Powdery Mildew on Trees & Shrubs
Botrytis (Gray Mold): A Disease for Many Plants
It may surprise you how often problems with trees are caused by the environment or are human-related.
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