County Horticulture News
Creeping Charlie…  Who?
While you are spending your extra time mowing your lawn right now you may also be examining your lawn a bit closer than normal. In doing so, you may also be finding weeds that may not have necessarily been evident to you in previous years. Creeping Charlie is one such weed that is commonly seen right now; it spreads through garden beds and turf alike.
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Maple Seed Production in Abundance
Several calls have been received into the office about maple trees dying in the Butler County area. Upon the inspection of these trees it was noted that homeowners were seeing heavy seed production and not a dying tree. Heavy maple seed production and the accompanying suppression of normal leaf expansion is showing in the southwest part of the state.
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