Resources for landscapes and gardens in the Midwest
Although most people are understandably concerned about boxwood blight, boxwood does suffer from a number of diseases, including Volutella blight and Macrophoma leaf spot. Unfortunately, boxwood also suffers from a stem decline, caused by Colletotrichum theobromicola. The following was written by Dr. Raj Singh, LSU. Boxwood Stem Decline by Dr. Raj Singh Available on line[Read More…]
Biology: Purple deadnettle (Lamium purpureum) is a common winter annual broadleaf weed found throughout the US. It is closely related to another winter annual broadleaf, henbit (Lamium amplexicaule). Both have vibrant purple flowers that can been seen now in lawns, landscapes, and fields. To see more about henbit, refer to this article from last spring: https://www.purduelandscapereport.org//article/spotlight-on-weeds-henbit-lamium-amplexicaule/[Read More…]
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