Pest Alert: Aphids are invading!
Do you see these small insects on your plants?
With daytime temperatures warming and nights remaining on the cool side, conditions are perfect for an outbreak of pests to hit the spring garden. As your roses leaf out and tulips are blooming, the tender tissue is highly attractive to pests like aphids. Keep your eye out for these little suckers on your newly emerging garden plants and shrubs right now! We’re seeing them on roses all over town.
Need help identifying aphids and other pests in the landscape? Bookmark our Pest ID Guide. The key to keeping the landscape pest free is early detection and a long term maintenance plan.