Spring Has Sprung and So Have the Pests

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has issued a notice of the emergence of various pest insects.

Specifically, now is the time to check for Cooley spruce gall and Eastern spruce gall adelgid overwintering females; gypsy moth, Eastern tent caterpillar and viburnum leaf beetle egg masses; and Bagworm “cones”.

For images and details for the appropriate actions to take, visit the OMAFRA site here.