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Wax Scales
Description: Scale insects are commonly mistaken for something other than an insect. They are small, immobile and are covered in… read more
Japanese Beetles
Description: The adult Japanese beetle is broadly oval and nearly ½ inch long. The body is a bright metallic green… read more
Euonymus Scale
Euonymus scale most often affects euonymus, camellia, boxwood, bittersweet, daphne, Eugenia, English ivy, hibiscus, holly jasmine, privet, honeysuckle, olive and… read more
Fall Cankerworm
Cankerworms are caterpillars when in their immature phase and develop into moths as adults. They are common native pests to… read more
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Description: The hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is a small (1/32 inch), reddish purple, aphid-like insect that covers itself with a… read more
Dusky Birch Sawfly
Description: Sawfly larvae are often mistaken for caterpillars. However, sawflies are different in their habits and how they must be… read more
Boxwood Leafminer
Description: Boxwood leafminer is the most serious insect pest that attacks boxwood. A beautiful row of boxwoods can suddenly turn… read more
Borers
Description: The immature, or larval stage of insects, particularly beetles and moths, that feed on wood rather than leaves or… read more
Insect Related Problems – Bagworm
Description: The common bagworm is one of the more curious and interesting caterpillars. They are most commonly observed in the… read more

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