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Boxwood blight, or boxwood leaf drop, is a relatively new fungal plant disease that was first identified in the UK in the 1990’s. Since then it has spread to many areas of the world, and has become a disease of great concern in the U.S.

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Boxwood Blight is a serious disease spreading through Kentucky. It is in several counties and has been identified in several locations in Lexington. It causes fast defoliation of plants, spreads through plantings quickly, and can kill in one...

It’s the gift that keeps on giving: this year’s record breaking wet spring (nearly 170% above normal) is likely to linger on into the summer when it comes to its effects on the landscape. Why? Because wet spring weather creates perfect conditions...

Winter damage on plants is common in Kentucky.  The damages occur for various reasons and can oftentimes be prevented.  Here are some tips for preventing and/or minimizing winter damage to your plants which in turn saves you money by avoiding...

Plant selection is never an easy choice. There's the old adage of right plant, right place. But what criteria make a plant the right choice?

Edging landscape beds creates a clean, defined line that is aesthetically pleasing and makes a property look well maintained. Most facility managers recognize the visual benefits of edging. But there are even more important reasons to edge,...