Pest Alerts

September Pest Alert

September 1, 2022
September It is time to think about gradually reducing our watering even with our current temperatures Cooler night temperatures and...

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August 24th Pest Alert Message

August 24, 2022
August What a nice break from the degree heat if this weather pattern continues it will be time now to...

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August 17th Pest Alert Message

August 17, 2022
August Still in the dog day heat of summer so keep watering until the weather changes Then it will be...

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August 8th Pest Alert Message

August 8,2022
August Soon as the - degree temperatures are over it will be time now to think about slowly start decreasing...

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August 2, 2022 Pest Alert Message

August 2, 2022
August Heat stress is being seen on many plants and humans now Things like leaf rolling and cupping wilting dry...

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July 26 Pest Alert Message

july 25, 2020
July Now that the weather is hot and dry disease problems should be at a minimum I have been seeing...

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July 19 Pest Alert Message

July 19, 2022
July We are still catching Codling moths now and seeing a small amount of new codling moth feeding on the...

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July 12 Pest Alert

December
July The hot dry weather that is predicted will keep disease problems at a minimum Keep plants well-watered but keep...

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July 5th Pest Aert

July 5, 2022
July We are still catching Codling moths now at our sample sites We are also seeing evidence of codling moth...

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June 28th Pest Alert Message

June 28, 2022
June We are still applying Codling moth sprays We are still catching moths Whatever spray you use plan to spray...

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June 21st Pest Alert

june 21, 2022
June If you have small fruits dropping off of fruit trees especially apple trees don t worry this is just...

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June 14th Pest Alert Message

June 14, 2022
June It will be time to apply the first generation Codling moth spray starting this weekend This is just the...

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June 7th Pest Alert Message

June 6,2022
June The weather has been cooler this year so it will be later this year to apply the first generation...

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May 31st Pest Alert

May 31, 2022
May We are catching codling moths in pheromone traps this week and monitoring codling moth egg development So it is...

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May 24th Pest Alert Message

May 24, 2022
May Apple trees are in full bloom We have not caught codling moths in pheromone traps this week But they...

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May 17th Pest Alert Message

May 17, 2022
May Apples are starting to bloom now We have not caught Codling moths in pheromone traps in the Missoula area...

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May 10th Pest Alert Message

May 10, 2022
May Plum apricot amp pear trees are blooming Some caterpillars are showing up in the landscape such as eyespotted bud...

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May 3rd Pest Alert

May 3, 2022
May Apricots amp forsythia are blooming Apples are at tight cluster to first pink tip stage but It is TOO...

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April 26th 2022

April 26
We are seeing forsythia amp dandelions starting to bloom but most fruit trees have not started blooming yet Apple buds...

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April 19th 2022

April 19, 2022
April Spring weather is definitely being fickle teasing us with some warm days then waking up to snow and very...

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April 11th Pest Alert

April 2022
April With the warm weather last week buds are swelling and breaking but the cold weather this week could do...

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April 5th Pest Alert

April
April Spring has sprung Along with a little snow we need the moisture it just reminds us that weather is...

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It's Time To Prune

March 2022
The snow is melting and the end of winter is in site Finally Now is the time to get out...

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October Landscape Tasks

October
October Prepare plants for winter by decreasing irrigation Plants should not be overly stressed but if you re watering once...

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Hints of Fall in the Air

September
September It is time to think about gradually reducing our watering even with our current temperatures Cooler night temperatures and...

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August 17 Pest Alert

August 17th
August Hopefully the weather pattern has changed and we get some moisture Then it will be time now to slowly...

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August 11th Pet Alert

August 11th
August Soon as the - degree temperatures are over it will be time now to think about slowly start decreasing...

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August 3rd Pest Alert

August 3rd
There are few serious insect pests at this point in the summer The one exception is poplar borer We are...

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July 27th Alert & Iris Sale

July 27th
July Now that the weather is hot and dry disease problems should be at a minimum I have been seeing...

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July 21st Pest Alert

July 21st
July We are still catching Codling moths now and seeing a small amount of new codling moth feeding on the...

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Fascinating Squash & July 6th Pest Alert

July 6th
July We are still catching Codling moths now at our sample sites We are also seeing evidence of codling moth...

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June 29 Pest Alert

June 29th
June We are still applying Codling moth sprays We are still catching moths Whatever spray you use plan to spray...

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June 22 Pests

June 22nd
June If you have small fruits dropping off of fruit trees especially apple trees don t worry this is just...

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Blooms & Pest Happenings

June 15th
June It s time to apply the first generation Codling moth spray Spinosad or neem are some of the least-toxic...

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Time to spray your Apples

June 8th
June It s time to apply the first generation Codling moth spray The first hatch will start at the end...

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June 1 Pest Alert

June 1st
June It s getting closer to apply the first generation Codling moth spray Spinosad or neem are some least-toxic options...

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May 25th Pest Alert

May 25th
May We are catching codling moths in pheromone traps this week and monitoring codling moth egg development So it is...

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May 18, 2021

May 18th
May Most apples are in full bloom now We have just started catching Codling moths in pheromone traps in the...

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Leaf rollers & Moths & Caterpillars Oh My!

May 11th
May Apple amp pear trees are blooming plum amp apricot trees are finishing bloom Some caterpillars are showing up in...

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May the 4th be with you

May 4th
Apples are at pink tip stage but It is TOO EARLY to spray fruit trees for pests We used to...

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