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Bagworms in the Landscape

Bagworms emerging Bagworms are native to North America and can be found feeding on many landscape bushes, evergreens and trees in Kansas City, but seem most fond of arborvitaes, junipers and spruces. The visible sign that you have an infestation

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Beetle Mania

No, I am not going to talk about the famous band from Liverpool but instead, about the iridescent copper and green beetles that are originally from Japan. The Japanese Beetle was unfortunately introduced to the United States in the early 1900’s

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A Recipe for Wood Rot

When you buy a plant at your favorite nursery; notice the tag on it that tells you how tall and wide that plant will get. Pay close attention to their planting recommendations so you don’t have an expensive removal in

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How to Trim a Bush!

          Bush Trimming  Proposed Tools: Hedge Trimmers: manual, electric or gas Long reach hedge trimmer if needed for high bushes Mixed gas Hand pruners Loppers Gas blower Garden Rake Leaf Rake Pitch fork Push broom Tarp

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Pruned rose of sharon

Here we have some Rose of Sharon bushes. They were massive before we pruned them back. You can see the dirt in front of the edging. No grass would grow. These bushes were up in the soffits and gutters. The

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