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Winter moth caterpillars

Here is a Pest Alert from Heather Faubert, URI Cooperative Extension To Fruit Growers: Winter moth caterpillars started hatching on Sunday, April 19th. Many blueberry and apple growers sprayed insecticide over the weekend, protecting flower buds from winter moths. Today we … Continue reading

Winter Conference

Winter Conference: Healthy Soils, Healthy Plants, Healthy Ecosystems Keynote speaker: Jeff Lowenfels, noted lecturer and author of “Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web” and “Teaming with Nutrients: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant … Continue reading