Insect eating my Virginia creeper vine

After several years of wrestling Japanese beetles into submission, I thought I had won and that this year, my Virginia creeper would finally be pest-free. Well, today I noticed a different type of hole pattern on many of its leaves.…

Diseased Plum Tree

We have a couple of european prune plum trees in our yard and they’ve been attacked by a small white bug. It almost looks like dust/ash until you come closer and see… they are leaving an oily film on the…

This Invasive Weed has Taken Over the Front Garden

Can you please identify the weed in the attached photo?  Over several years, it has strangled out our hostas and other plants and has a very long tenacious root system.  Do we have to dig everything up for 1 foot…